Daily News Scan – 7/2

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NIU W.I.N. – What’s Important Now
Three things you should know about Northern Illinois University, higher education and the world around you.

NIU in the News


DeKalb band concert takes a trip to outer space
(DeKalb MidWeek, 7/1/14)

The Fenway Institute Hosts Groundbreaking Meeting on Bisexual Health Research
(The Rainbow Times, 7/2/14)

Early education efforts expose youth to various careers in law
(The Indiana Lawyer, 7/2/14)

 

NIU alumni in the News


NIU graduate combines art, nature on the I&M Canal
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 7/1/14)

The Bancorp Welcomes New Vice President of Government Guaranteed Lending
(BusinessWire, 7/1/14)

Oswego School District Hires New Director of Special Programs
(Oswego Patch, 7/1/14)

Chief People Officer and Chief Human Resource Officer Named at BDO USA, LLP
(BusinessWire, 7/1/14)

 

Sports News


NIU’s Michael Orris, Anthony Johnson ready to contribute
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 7/1/14)

Most NFL Caliber Talent In The MAC In 2014?
(Football.com, 7/2/14)

Welcome to the new mac-sports.com
(WTVG-TV, 7/1/14)

League Stability a Boon For MAC Football
(Athlon Sports, 7/1/14)

 

Community News


Report: Jobless rate in DeKalb County lowest since 2008
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 7/1/14)

Pritchard’s Perspective
(DeKalb County Online, 6/30/14)

Former prosecutor had ‘grave concerns’ about charges against NIU cop
(Chicago Tribune, 7/1/14)

Nominations sought for annual women’s award
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 7/1/14)

 

Around the state


“Poaching” Not In Blueprint For Illinois Job Growth
(Northern Public Radio, 7/2/14)

SIU Board of Trustees approves fees, temporary positions
(Alestle, 7/2/14)

Illinois Supreme Court could tip its hand on pensions tomorrow
(Capitol Fax, 7/2/14)

EIU narrows athletic director field to 3
(Associated Press, 7/1/14)

SIUE Gains NASAD National Accreditation
(Digital Media Net, 7/2/14)

Man Attacked Near UIC by Robbers Who Tried to Steal His Backpack
(DNAinfo Chicago, 7/1/14)

SIU May Name Acting Chancellor Wednesday
(Associated Press, 7/1/14)

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