Student performing a dissection
  • RESEARCH.
Research being conducted.

Faculty and students at Northern Michigan University are known for their pioneering spirit. They do not fear the unexplored, the unmapped or the unexplained.

Year-after-year, NMU has expanded and broadened its portfolio of research projects and programming that offer unparalleled opportunities for faculty to teach and partner with the next generations of scholars, researchers and innovators while making lasting contributions to the world’s body of scientific knowledge.

NMU is continuing this journey by transforming our students, our faculty and the world through passionate, inspired and rigorous research and scholarly output.

NMU's strong tradition of collaboration, innovation and scholarship:

  • Provides students, faculty and staff with the best possible facilities for inquiry, experimentation, simulation and discovery;
  • Facilitates the sharing of ideas, methods, skills and knowledge from across disciplines and across the globe;
  • Offers unparalleled opportunities for faculty and staff to inspire, guide, teach and collaborate with the next generations of scholars, researchers and innovators;
  • Creates lasting contributions to the world’s body of scientific knowledge.

For them, the unknown simply represents a journey we have not yet made.

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