Julia Boyle wins for NIU

When NIU Forensics team member Julia Boyle wins, the university wins. The 2016 graduate placed third at the Pi Kappa Delta National Collegiate Forensic tournament, and as part of winning, the organization made a monetary donation to the charity of Boyle’s choice. “Receiving third place

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Huskie duo earn NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

Northern Illinois University student-athletes Emily Naegele (softball) and Nelle Youel (women’s tennis) are among the 29 women selected nationally to receive an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for Spring 2016, as the NCAA informed all winners of their selection over the past week. Naegele,

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Amy Stich

‘Access, opportunities and outcomes’

Does the U.S. education system function to reproduce inequalities of social class and race while claiming to improve access for minorities and financially disadvantaged students? Yes, says Amy Stich, an assistant professor in the NIU Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations.

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Paul M. Wright

SHAPE America honors KNPE’s Paul Wright

SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) presented its Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award to NIU’s Paul M. Wright, who holds the Lane/Zimmerman Endowed Professorship in Kinesiology and Physical Education. Wright was recognized April 7 during SHAPE America’s 131st National

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Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel to receive honorary NIU doctorate

NIU will award an honorary doctoral degree Friday, May 13, to interfaith activist Eboo Patel, president of the Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Core. Patel will earn his honorary doctorate during the NIU Graduate School commencement ceremony scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the NIU

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