Author Bryan Stevenson coming to NIU on Oct. 24

Students, staff, family, friends and community members are invited to attend Bryan Stevenson’s open presentation, “American Injustice, Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference,” on Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m., in the Holmes Student Center, Carl Sandburg Auditorium. Stevenson, founder and executive director

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Pen, paper, pages not required

NIUs Department of Literacy and Elementary Education is sponsoring a literacy event called “Reading & Writing in the Digital Age” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at the NIU-Naperville campus, 1120 E. Diehl Road. This event provides an opportunity for

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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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Ofelia Garcia and Wayne Wright

Summer Literacy Conference begins June 16

NIU will host its 42nd annual Summer Literacy Conference titled “Beyond the Common Core: Taking All Educators to the Head of the Class” from Tuesday, June 16, through Thursday, June 18, at NIU-Naperville. Topics will address ways the Common Core impacts educational

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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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