Graduate School

Xiao named interim associate dean for research

Zhili Xiao
Zhili Xiao, an NIU Board of Trustees Professor of physics, has accepted an appointment as interim associate dean for research and graduate studies. Xiao is stepping into a role that was filled by Lesley Rigg, who is now serving as interim…

NIU expands ‘Celebrating Excellence’

Celebrating Excellence Logo
Northern Illinois University announced the dates for its second-annual Celebrating Excellence events will be from April 12 through May 1, 2014. Celebrating Excellence events highlight the many accomplishments and contributions of NIU students, faculty and staff to the university’s mission…

Fall commencement scheduled Dec. 14, 15

NIU Commencement: December 2012
NIU will hold commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 15, inside the NIU Convocation Center, 1525 W. Lincoln Hwy. Participants in the ceremonies should assemble in Victor E. Court at least one hour before each ceremony begins. Late arrivals…

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