Student Life

Volleyball nets fifth AVCA academic award

NIU Huskie volleyball players
The Northern Illinois volleyball team has earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Team Academic Award for the fifth consecutive season, the organization announced Thursday. “It’s wonderful for our volleyball student-athletes to be recognized for their efforts in the classroom,” said NIU…

Lynch makes Johnny Unitas Golden Arm radar

Photo of the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award trophy
Northern Illinois University quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Jordan Lynch added another preseason award to his résumé Thursday as he was named to the 2013 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List. The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award marks the sixth…

ITS, Transportation can deliver Wi-Fi on buses

Photo of an NIU bus parked outside Altgled Hall
In May, the NIU baseball team enjoyed access to Wi-Fi on the bus to the Mid-American Conference Tournament in Ohio. Information Technology Services and NIU Transportation worked together to conduct a trial run of the service. The students could connect to the…

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