Daily News Scan – 7/11


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

Resident earns Illinois Bar Foundation post-grad fellowship
(American Towns, 7/11/14)

NIU video game camp offers students creative outlet
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 7/10/14)

STL excels in Oregon: Locals compete in United States Track and Field Junior National meet 
(St. Louis American, 7/11/14)

IBF names first recipients of Post Graduate Legal Fellowship Program
(ISBA, 7/11/14)

Art of Cartooning No Laughing Matter
(Vineyard Gazette, 7/10/14)

NIU to hold women’s football clinic
(Dixon Telegraph, 7/11/14)

Jazz Consortium Big Band returns to Durty Nellie’s Sunday
(Daily Herald, 7/10/14)


NIU alumni in the News

Forte looks to build on his success
(Chicago Bears, 7/11/14)

DeKalb announces new finance director
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 7/10/14)

New District 64 leader gets early start on school year
(Free News Pos, 7/10/14)

Higher Education News

In Moody’s U.S. college credit ratings, downgrades far outnumber upgrades
(Washington Post, 7/11/14)

Tuition and Fees Rise, but Cost of Living—by Colleges’ Estimate—Falls
(Chronicle of Higher Education, 7/10/14)

UIC Selected to Help Transform Public Higher Education
(Newswise, 7/9/14)

Most with college STEM degrees go to work in other fields, survey finds
(Washington Post, 7/10/14)

‘Family’ Bathrooms Switched To ‘All-Gender’ At Illinois State University
(Headlines & Global News, 7/10/14)

U Of I To Get $19.5M For Health Care Innovation Project
(CBS Chicago, 7/10/14)


Around the state

State retirees await insurance premium refunds
(Southern Illinoisan, 7/10/14)

Pension reform or not, disaster ahead
(Chicago Sun-Times, 7/9/14)

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