Yale Strom brings his group Hot Pstromi, a quartet this time, back to the Calumet Theatre on Monday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m. Along with Strom on violin, Elizabeth Schwartz, vocals, and Peter Stan, accordian, Amos Hoffman joins on guitar and oud. In addition, to the performance, Strom will present on links between Finnish Folk music and Klezmer music.at the Finnish American Heritage Center at 3 p.m. on the 16th. No admission fee and refreshments will be served at the presentation, [...]
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All students and employees are invited to the annual Finlandia University Flu Clinic on Wednesday, October 11 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Finlandia Hall.
This event brings flu shots to campus in a joint effort between Finlandia nursing students and the Western U.P. Health Department. Employees with Finlandia’s insurance will be able to get the shot for free. Other insurances may be accepted, those interested should bring their insurance card. The shot is $30 without insurance.
Please contact Assistant Professor [...]
This week Finlandia Fridays was visited by Dean of Students Erin Barnett to promote the campus wide It’s On Us campaign. It’s On Us is a national campaign that was started by former Vice President Joe Biden that raises awareness for sexual assault. Finlandia was awarded a grant from the Michigan State Police to advocate the campaign. The grant has allowed Finlandia to hire intern Abigail Tembreull to organize the campaign, and to schedule [...]
Another wonderful day of Festival Ruska was had on Thursday, with students and community members being introduced to mölkky, voisilmapulla and korvapuusi. Now we move to the weekend, and our final two events of 2017 Festival Ruska.Festival Ruska Bad Movie Night
In 1959, a team of Finnish and Soviet filmmakers joined forces to produce a cinematic rendering of Finland’s beloved national epic Kalevala. Named Sampo in its original production, the film told the story of the love between a man and a woman, [...]
Finlandia University’s mission has always been about making college as accessible as possible for students. Part of that mission in today’s iteration of the university is The Table, a pantry available to all students that provides food and other basic essentials to students in need.
“In order for a student to maximize personal growth while at FinnU, they need to have all of their basic needs met,” Rev. Soren Schmidt said. “At The Table, we make sure that no [...]
The Finnish American Heritage Center has finalized an incredible lineup of events this fall, and it all kicks off this week with the third annual Festival Ruska. Events include concerts, speakers, enrichment classes and more.Festival Ruska 2017
Inspired by what the Finns call “ruska” this set of events celebrates the Keweenaw’s Finnish history and beautiful color season.Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1-4 p.m., Book Signing by Meredith Fuller at North Wind Books Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2 p.m., Presentation on U.P. Dialect by Professor Wil [...]
A big thanks to everyone who made day one of Festival Ruska an amazing experience, but now it’s time to focus on day two which will introduce a couple unforgettable Finnish elements to the people of the Copper Country – mölkky, voisilmapulla and korvapuusi.SAY FINNISH WHAT?
We thought you’d say that, let’s dive into what these things are.Voisilmapulla
You’ll want to try this, it’s a Finnish butter eye bun. Check it out: http://cakecrumbsbeachsand.com/2013/05/voisilmapulla-finnish-butter-eye-buns/.Korvapuusi
Think cinnamon bun, but better and Finnish. Bring your [...]
Each month Finlandia University’s alumni are brought into the fold of FinnU news and events with an e-mail newsletter. The newsletter is offered free to all alumni and friends of the university. Anyone interested in subscribing can do so by clicking here. This month’s newsletter featured highlights of Festival Ruska and Finlandia Fridays, while including updates on alumni Nathan Ekdahl, Jason Aldrich and Grant Holmstrom.
The most innovative design experiences come from utilizing cutting-edge technology, and that’s exactly what students in Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design have at their fingertips with a new 3D printer.
“This will be critical as we advance our aim of adding more 3D elements into the program that we offer,” Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Tom Adolphs said. “The possibilities are endless, which helps [...]
Thinking about attending FinnU in the fall of 2018? You’ll want to be here for Finlandia Preview Day, which is Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event includes tours, key one-on-one meetings with FinnU officials and one lucky attendee will win a $500 scholarship.WHAT TO EXPECT
Get your Snapchat ready, it’s going to be a fun day in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula!CAMPUS TOURS
Finlandia’s admissions staff is going to be leading half-hour long tours of campus. You’ll [...]