Forward, Together Forward Memorial Garden

Forward, Together Forward scholars named

Northern Illinois University has announced the 2014 winners of the Forward, Together Forward Scholarships.
In honor of the five Huskies whose lives were lost Feb. 14, 2008, Forward, Together Forward scholars must demonstrate strength of character through traits such as a strong work

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I HAD NO IDEA (National Eating Disorders Awareness Week logo)

I Had No Idea …

NIU will host several events between Friday, Feb. 21, and Friday, Feb. 28, in recognition of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.
The annual campaign to bring public attention to the critical needs of people with eating disorders and their families: “I had no

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American Association for the Advancement of Science logo

Science on center stage

Warning: Brainiac alert!
The annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), among the largest yearly gatherings of scientists in the world, will be held this week in Chicago, and NIU expects to be well-represented.
NIU students, faculty and outreach

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Amanda Corral

Corral earns Capital One CoSIDA honor

Northern Illinois University junior shooting guard Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) was named Thursday afternoon to the Capital One Academic All-District V Women’s Basketball, one of only five players selected from Division I schools in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
In the classroom, Corral

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Nancy Prange

Prange named Outstanding Dietetic Educator

Nancy Prange, dietetic internship director in the NIU School of Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences, has won the Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award for the state of Illinois.
Students in the graduating dietetic internship class of December 2013 nominated Prange for the award, which

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Christine Clemente Dos Santos

What’s trending in veterinary transfusions?

Christine Clemente Dos Santos, an assistant professor of medical laboratory sciences in the NIU School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, will speak Thursday, Jan. 30, on “Transfusion Trends in Veterinary Medicine.”
The event, which begins at 6 p.m., is sponsored by the

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Amanda Corral

Amanda Corral named MAC scholar-athlete

Junior Amanda Corral has been named Scholar-Athlete of the Week by the Mid-American Conference.
Corral, a health science/pre-physical therapy major, receives the honor for the third time in her career. The Huskie guard has a 4.0 GPA in the program, and she was

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Leah Raffety

Leah Raffety earns Academic All-MAC honor

Northern Illinois University redshirt freshman Leah Raffety (Machesney Park, Ill./Harlem) was named to the 2013 Academic All Mid-American Conference Women’s Cross Country Team, the league office announced Wednesday.
Raffety, a pre-physical therapy major, earned the honor in her first season of eligibility. Her

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Educators’ Job Fair registration still open

Pre-registration for this spring’s NIU Educators’ Job Fair is still open.
NIU students and alumni are encouraged to pre-register early. Instructions on how to pre-register are available online.
The fair takes place Monday, Feb. 24, at the NIU Convocation Center.
Qualified candidates have a chance

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Linda Deering

NIU alumna to lead Sherman Hospital

Advocate Sherman Hospital is pleased to announce Advocate Health Care has selected Northern Illinois University alumna Linda Deering to serve as Sherman’s new president, effective January 1, 2014.
Deering replaces Rick Floyd, who is moving on to become president of Advocate Lutheran General

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