Daily News Scan – 8/20


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

Genoa businesses SOAR under new initiative
(DeKalb MidWeek, 8/19/14)

KC Alum named NIU Honors Fellow
(Rochelle News-Leader, 8/19/14)

Stevens named Oak Crest’s Good Samaritan
(DeKalb MidWeek, 8/19/14)

Community School of the Arts registration open
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 8/20/14)

University Bans Social Media, Political Content and Wikipedia Pages on Dorm Wifi
(BetaBeat, 8/20/14)

Illinois woman helps rescued huskies
(Quad Cities Dispatch & Argus, 8/19/14)

Express Importance of Bank Reauthorization to Keep Illinois Businesses on a Level Playing Field
(BigNews.biz, 8/20/14)


NIU alumni in the News

NIU alum, Dodgers GM to speak Sept. 18 before Cubs game
(DeKalb County Online, 8/19/14)

Local prof named NIU history Alumnus of the Year
(DeKalb MidWeek, 8/19/14)

Chicago Bears: Jordan Lynch Saved by New Practice Squad Rule?
(Yardbarker, 8/19/14)

Artlink names new director
(Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, 8/19/14)


Sports News

Harris looks to crack NIU’s running back rotation
(DeKalb , 8/18/14)

MAC deal with ESPN could offer an abundance of opportunities
(Akron Beacon-Journal, 8/19/14)

NCAA Football Preview – Northern Illinois Huskies
(Fox 22, 8/19/14)

Veteran line paving way for Huskies’ offense
(Sauk Valley Media Group, 8/20/14)

Northern Illinois unveils its new basketball floor (PHOTO)
(NBC Sports, 8/19/14)

The More You Know: MAC Football Edition
(Hustle Belt, 8/20/14)

Northern Illinois Debuts New Court
(Mid-Major Madness, 8/209/14)

Illinois college athletic programs heavily funded by students
(Sauk Valley Media Group, 8/20/14)

Northern Illinois Shows How Not To Redo A Court
(Duke Basketball Report, 8/20/14)


Higher Education News

Best Path for Transfer Credit
(Inside Higher Ed, 8/20/14)

Majors That Can Lead to the Highest-Paying Jobs
(ABC News, 8/18/14)

N.C. Officials Optimistic About ‘Reverse Transfer’
(Carolina Journal, 8/19/14)


Around the State

Attorney general talks to students about financial abuse
(Advantage News, 8/20/14)

VP at ISU takes position at DePaul
(Bloomington Pantagraph, 8/19/14)

New director of Graduate Education joins SIUE
(Illinois Business, 8/19/14)

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