Liberal Arts and Sciences

NIU remembers James Mellard

James Mellard
James (Jim) Mellard, a Professor Emeritus in the NIU Department of English, died Sunday, July 27. Mellard leaves his wife, Sue Gilbert Mellard; three daughters; and two grandchildren. Mellard was widely published, with 70 articles to his name. He wrote many books, including,…

Students gain life wisdom at NIU Speech Camp

“It was the best week I’ve ever had,” Oak Lawn High School junior Damian Samsonowicz said of the Northern Illinois University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’ 28th annual Speech Camp, which provided campers the chance to improve their speech talents while developing…

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