For the week of Oct. 4, 2004
From the 6th floor
Ok. It's definitely
fall. I could have used a pair of gloves this morning, it was that chilly.
But it is October, so I guess that's not totally out of the question.
Temperatures have still been pretty nice during the day and we've had
plenty of sunshine. But it's the time of year when you can feel (and smell)
fall the minute you step outside.
Excitement building for Homecoming 2004
Next week, Oct. 11-16,
is NMU's Homecoming celebration. If you haven't already made your plans
to attend, it's not too late.
A complete Homecoming
be found here.
Scholarly presentations featured during Homecoming
|Northern will feature a scholarly presentation each day of Homecoming week. The public is invited to all the presentations.|
|Monday, October 11|
"Presentations on Regional History and Beyond"
Charcoal Room, UC
|Tuesday, October 12|
"The Social History of NMU, 1899 to present."
Dr. Russell Magnaghi
Huron Room, UC
|Wednesday, October 13|
"Upper Peninsula Themes"
Dr. John b. Anderton
Huron Room, UC
|Thursday, October 14|
Special Streaming Video Presentation:
What do voters think? Steve Mitchell '67 knows and he's going to share it in a webcast
NMU Alumni Association is making available one of the scholarly presentations
to family, alumni and friends via new streaming media technology.
Political expert Steve Mitchell '67 will present "Leadership and the 2004 Election for President" at noon in the Mead Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 14, both to a live audience and those participating via the Internet.
Mitchell will take questions live during the webcast via email.
Mitchell is chairman of Mitchell Research & Communications, Inc. He provides political expertise, polling and on-air analysis to a host of television stations throughout the country, and is a regular political analyst for NBC affiliate WDIV-TV 4 in Detroit. He is also the pollster for The Detroit News.
You can check to see if your browser can accommodate the new technology by going to Media Site Live where you can test it a previous presentation.
On Saturday, Steve will receive NMU's Distinguished Alumni Award.
The new face of leadership at Northern Michigan University
The fall issue of
Horizons, the magazine for Alumni and Friends of Northern Michigan
University, should be in your mailbox any day now.
If you don't receive
Horizons in the next two weeks, please
let us know so we can get one to you.
Share your passion for NMU with prospective students
Do you feel like Northern
is a gem of a school that every high school graduation senior should know
more about? If you are willing to share your enthusiasm for your alma
mater with prospective students, you can assist the NMU Admissions Office
with recruitment right in your own town.
Wildcat Hockey on Fox Sports
The Central Collegiate
Hockey Association, has announced the release of its FSN Detroit and College
Sports Television (CSTV) schedules for the 2004-05 season that feature
all 12 conference teams in at least one broadcast.
More details to follow in the months ahead.
Ernie Harwell to lead walk before NMU football game
Hall of Fame broadcaster Ernie Harwell will lead walkers through Marquette
on Oct. 9 before the NMU-Ashland football game.
The walk is part of the series of Walking Works fitness walks sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network.
The Marquette walk begins at the Berry Events Center at 11:00 a.m., Saturday October 9.
The Marquette walk is free and open to the public but walkers must register for the event.
Registration for the walk includes a discount on NMU football tickets.
For more information, visit Blue Cross.
Thanks for stopping by....
Bill Bowerman '91....of
Central, South Carolina.
Dr. Bowerman was on campus to present a lecture to current biology students.
Bill, a 1992 NMU Alumni Association Outstanding Young Alumni Award winner, is Assistant Professor Wildlife/Avian Toxicology, Dept. of Environmental Toxicology, Clemson University.
If you're in the Marquette area for a visit, please stop by and say hello. We're on the 6th floor of Cohodas, room 603.
As always, feedback/suggestions/questions can be directed to yours truly.
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