Daily News Scan – August 23


Rainy Day, Sunny Outlook: NIU’s Move-In Day
(Susan Stephens, Northern Public Radio, 8/23/13)

Law students get chance to practice life as a prosecutor
(Nicole Harbour, Decatur Herald & Review, 8/23/13)

Gender gap persists in STEM education participation
(Kimberly Pohl and Melissa Silverberg, Daily Herald, 8/23/13)

Officials say concealed carry not allowed at NIU
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 8/23/13)

Thad Ward has stepped right in as wide-receivers coach at Northern Illinois
(Luke Srudulski-Shaw Media, Chicago Sun-Times, 8/21/13)

ESPN’s Herbstreit sounds off on Big Ten, ‘GameDay’ and NIU
(Teddy Greenstein, Chicago Tribune, 8/22/13)

NIU move-in pushes past rain
(Chris Burrows, DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 8/23/13)

Is college worth it? Many are, some aren’t
(Alex Gary, Rockford Register Star, 8/22/13)

Performance Funding Goes Federal
(Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed, 8/23/13)

Our View: More effort needed for IHSA football championships
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 8/23/13)

Report: Long-term education investments lead to higher wages
(Reid Wilson, Washington Post, 8/23/13)

5 ways Common Core could impact higher ed
(Daniel Shumski, Education Drive, 8/22/13)

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