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NIU grad’s book a candidate for literary award

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NIU alumnus Ian Stansel published his first book last year. And now it’s up for a top literary award from PEN America with a prize of $25,000. Almost all of the nine short stories in Stansel’s book, “Everybody’s Irish,” take place in Illinois,…

NIU bustling with summer campus improvements

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Taking a walk through the eastern and central parts of campus can be a bit tricky these days as those areas are abuzz with more than a dozen projects designed to dramatically improve the appearance of campus. The importance of the…

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