New location for engineering job fair

The NIU College of Engineering & Engineering Technology welcomes industry representatives to meet our excellent engineering and technology students at the Engineering Job and Internship Fair on Thursday, Feb. 23. Students, please note the new location for the event is in the Duke

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Archaeologist explores history of Maya pilgrimage

Pilgrimage has been a part of daily Maya life for millennia. Warfare, changing trade routes, socioeconomic issues and shifting agricultural practices are the most frequently argued explanations for ancient migrations, but how did religious beliefs affect Maya migration? What can archaeological and

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Process change for procurement contracts

Effective Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, the procurement officers and procurement officer specialists in Procurement Services became responsible for the intake of procurement contracts. Procurement contracts are those contracts between Northern Illinois University and vendors. If you initiate a purchase that requires a

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Income tax assistance available

NIU’s Financial Cents Program and the Department of Accountancy is proud to partner with Goodwill Northern Illinois to bring the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) to NIU. VITA consists of IRS-certified volunteers who provide free basic income tax return preparation with

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NIU remembers Harley McCammond

Harley McCammond, 74, of Monroe Center, passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon, IL, surrounded by his loving family after a 12 month battle with cancer. Harley retired from Sundstrand/United Technology after working in accounting for

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Chocolate on the menu at STEM Café

Everyone knows the old saying about the health benefits of “an apple a day.” But what about “a chocolate bar a day?” At the next STEM Café, “All about Chocolate,” dietitian Lisa Brandt and chocolate entrepreneur Cathy Bouchard will team up to

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