Baker Report: A smoke-free NIU

A 1992 memo from cigarette manufacturer Phillip Morris found that smokers working in places that prohibit smoking smoke 11-15 percent less than average and quit at a rate that is 84 percent higher than average. State lawmakers and health officials hope the Illinois Smoke-Free

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Board meetings to be streamed

Although the meetings of the Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University are scheduled to be held at the NIU-Hoffman Estates campus, the campus community can still take part in the meetings by attending a remote viewing area in Altgeld 315. Additionally,

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Smoke-Free NIU

NIU announces smoke-free policy

In compliance with the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act, Northern Illinois University will become smoke-free Wednesday, July 1, joining more than 700 colleges and universities nationwide with smoke- and/or tobacco-free policies. With the enactment of the new law, smoking will be prohibited on

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Politics on the rocks

In the name of free speech and democracy, NIU English instructor Dan Libman is going bar hopping. In anticipation of the November elections, Northern Public Radio (WNIJ and WNIU) decided to go beyond its usual in-depth coverage of the issues and candidates.

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Communiversity Garden to break ground May 8

DeKalb County Community Gardens and NIU are planning a groundbreaking at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 8, for the first-ever “Communiversity Garden” at NIU’s main DeKalb campus. The garden will involve NIU students and community members in growing food to share with those

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Neptune Hall

NIU cancels classes Monday, Tuesday

Due to the extreme winter weather conditions, Northern Illinois University’s main campus in DeKalb and all regional campus locations will be closed Monday, Jan. 27, and Tuesday, Jan. 28. Normal operations and classes will resume at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29. Students:

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Huskie Family Connections packs for road trip

Huskie Family Connections has scheduled its second annual series of regional meetings. The meetings, hosted by HFC and the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, provide evenings of conversation between NIU families and division administrators. Staff are interested in hearing both

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Annual Ethics Training under way

It is time again for all NIU employees to complete Ethics Training. Under the terms of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, all full-time and part-time, regular and temporary faculty, staff, graduate assistants, extra help and student employees must complete online

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