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President Baker talks manufacturing innovation in Rockford

Jeff Kaney speaks with Doug Baker and Promod Vohra before the Rockford Digital Lab discussion
Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker was among the leaders discussing the potential impact the new the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII or Digital Lab) will have on the Rockford region and throughout Illinois with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and…

NIU students talk import-export with senator, EXIM Bank chair

IMEX Bank Chair Fred hochberg engages with NIU students at the August 19 Global Access Forum at NIU-Rockford.
Three Northern Illinois University students had the opportunity to participate in a discussion with U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Export-Import Bank Chairman and President Fred Hochberg as part of a Global Access Forum discussion at NIU-Rockford. “I was especially pleased to see…

NIU-Rockford to host Aug. 18 exporter forum

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and Fred P. Hochberg
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and Chairman Fred Hochberg of the Export-Import Bank of the United States will keynote an event Monday, Aug. 18, at NIU-Rockford. The Exporter Forum is co-sponsored by NIU and aimed at small and medium-sized businesses in the…

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