The 2015 NIU Alumni Association Alumni Awards winners. Back row, from left, Richard F. Bales, Bob Kornecki, Somya Munjal. Front row, from left, Yvonne A. Johnson, Roosevelt Griffin III, Jane Lux, Carlos Fulcher, and Nancy M. Castle. Not pictured: John C. Landgraf and William E. Taylor.

NIU recognizes outstanding alumni

The NIU Alumni Association celebrated outstanding university alumni on April 17 at the association’s annual Alumni Awards Dinner.
Awards were given to outstanding alumni from each of the university’s seven colleges. In addition, the association awarded the Outstanding Young Alumni Award, the F.R.

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Reception to honor outstanding grad students

The Graduate School invites faculty, staff and students to join in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of NIU’s graduate students.
The event is being held Tuesday, April 21, in the Altgeld Hall auditorium. A reception begins at 3 p.m., followed by an awards presentation

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Lesley Rigg

Vice President Rigg to depart

Northern Illinois University Vice President Lesley Rigg, who oversees the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships, will be leaving NIU to pursue a professional opportunity in her native Canada as dean of the faculty of science at the University of Calgary, effective

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Outstanding graduate TAs sought for awards

NIU’s Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center is seeking nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards.
These awards acknowledge outstanding graduate teaching assistants for their contributions to the teaching mission of NIU.
Each recipient of the award will be presented with a

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