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Venture Grant finalists seeking help

Top: Timothy Hagen and Lichuan Liu. Bottom: Federico Sciammarella and Tao Xu
NIU’s second annual Venture Grant competition will provide four faculty members with the opportunity to vie for $20,000 in cash to help move their ideas from concept to finished product. NIU students, faculty, staff and friends of the university can get…

Admitted Student Days planned in February

Victor E. Huskie greets an admitted student and his mother.
NIU’s Office of Admissions will host two Admitted Student Days in February. The purpose of these events – Saturday, Feb. 1, and Monday, Feb. 17 – is to allow prospective students admitted to NIU for Fall 2014 the opportunity: to meet NIU…

Baker Report: Reimagining the liberal arts

Douglas D. Baker
Great change is under way at Northern Illinois University! Over the past six months, I have heard from the many stakeholders as to their visions for NIU and the role of this university in preparing our students for career success. For…

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