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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announces alumni, faculty, staff awards

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Northern Illinois University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has selected 11 recipients for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Awards, which celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of outstanding individuals in each category. Following the college’s 50th anniversary in 2009, these awards were established as an annual event. Dean Christopher McCord will present the 2014 awards…

Illinois Association of Museums praises NIU Anthropology Museum exhibit

An NIU Anthropology Museum visitor looks at a burned tent from Haiti.
The NIU Anthropology Museum has been named recipient of the 2014 Superior Achievement Award from the Illinois Association of Museums in the area of best practices for its exhibition, “Fragments: Haiti Four Years After the Earthquake.” The Anthropology Museum was the only museum recognized with the award this year. “Fragments: Haiti Four Years After the Earthquake,” which…

College of Ed events to recognize 50 years of the Civil Rights Act

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King Jr. and others look on. Cecil Stoughton, White House Press Office
National leaders in education will gather at NIU in October to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. An academic symposium is planned Tuesday, Oct. 21. Two days later – Thursday, Oct. 23 – an alumni panel will discuss the historical aspect of the civil rights movement and the current status of civil rights…

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