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Top 25 of 2013: Head of the Class

December 19, 2013

Photo of Golden Delicious apple surrounded by red applesAs 2013 draws to a close, NIU Today offers a look back at 25 of the top stories from the year.

No. 12

Springtime at NIU means awards, not only for students who excel but also for faculty.

Professors and one instructor are recognized in several categories for their outstanding teaching and research.

Most of the accolades, such as the student-generated Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Awards, are long-standing honors. The Presidential Engagement Professorship, meanwhile, is relatively new.

For the first time, the university’s spring awards were included in the new two-week Celebrating Excellence program.