College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Paula Meyer named to coordinate CLAS communication efforts

Paula Meyer
Christopher McCord, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, recently announced several administrative changes in the college, including a new director of communications. That post will be filled by Paula Meyer, currently a marketing communications coordinator at Indiana State University. Meyer was selected from a pool of more than 100 candidates. She has 13…

Making inroads in Myanmar

NIU graduate student Nan Yan Oo
About 10 years ago, Nay Yan Oo was working toward a degree in computer science at the Government Computer College in Pathein, Myanmar. But he kept running into a major snafu – access to a computer. “I got a degree in computer science but didn’t get many chances to use the computer lab,” says the 28-year-old Nay…

Co-founder of SAS Institute to receive honorary NIU doctorate

John Sall
NIU will confer an honorary doctoral degree this spring to John Sall, executive vice president of the SAS Institute and head of its JMP business division. Sall will receive his honorary doctorate during the Graduate School commencement ceremony, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, in the NIU Convocation Center. A native of Rockford who earned his…

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