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NIU Celebrating Excellence event triples in size

NIU: Celebrating Excellence
Join the conversation in social media: #NIUExcellenceNorthern Illinois University’s second-annual Celebrating Excellence event—which begins Saturday, April 12, and runs through May 1—has more than tripled in terms of the number of functions highlighting the many accomplishments and contributions of NIU students, faculty and staff to the university’s mission during the academic year. Last year’s event…

Good puppy! Mission steals the show

Mission rewards co-owner Karen Street with a kiss at the Red and Black alumni event.
Unlike most mascots, NIU’s Mission has started a second career as a show dog and is proving to be a natural. At his first conformation show in February in Geneva, Ill., the Siberian husky was awarded best in breed by the United Kennel Club and competed further to receive reserve best in show. The United Kennel Club…

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