Month: December 2015

Dave Donovan Remembers His Friend

Dave Lucas and Dave Donovan were indeed NMU’s “Famous Daves.” Nearly everyone on campus knew them, and they knew each other well from their working relationship and friendship. Upon hearing of Dave Lucas’ passing, I asked Dr. Donovan to share some thoughts if he felt up to it. He has […]

AAUP Letter to Administration 17 Dec. 2015

✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵✵ Hi Folks: In addition to another effort to send Happy Holiday wishes your way, this message is a follow-up with a copy of the official letter of response to the Administration as discussed in my previous communication.  Please read it, and please go to the webpage and post your […]

NMU Loses a Dear Colleague

Well known NMU physics professor and department head Dr. Dave Lucas passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Dec. 16. NMU President Fritz Erickson shared the news with the NMU community in an e-mail sent Wednesday afternoon. Dr. Lucas came to NMU in 1986, and has served a vital role on campus […]