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Dee Dee Downie, an NIU doctoral student in the Ph.D in Health Sciences program, will present “Fighting Ebola One Day at a Time: An NIU Doctoral Student Responds to West Africa,” at the College of Health and Human Sciences Scholarly Exchange Meeting. The meeting begins at noon Monday, Feb. 1, in the Wirtz Hall 104....
For the sixth-straight season, the NIU football team will compete in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Championship game which will be held this Friday, December 4 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The NIU Student Association (SA) and Student Involvement & Leadership Development (SILD) have partnered to sponsor a fan bus package for students who wish to travel to Detroit...
Northern Illinois University will host a grand opening event for the Lucinda Avenue extension project Wednesday, November 18, 2015. The event will begin at 2:00 p.m. near the intersection of Lucinda Avenue and Stadium Drive East and includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony and remarks from NIU President Doug Baker and other university and community leaders. The...
Northern Illinois University will recognize the winners of the Unity in Diversity student essay contest during a reception on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. The event will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Chandelier Room in Adams Hall. The event is open to the public and light refreshments will be served. The Unity in Diversity...
DeKalb
Harkening back to Abraham Lincoln’s adage that “the best way to predict your future is to create it,” Northern Illinois University and five public and non-profit organizations serving DeKalb County are partnering to create a vision for the county’s economic development future. The first step in this process is to seek broad-based community input about...
Human Resources
Brett Coryell and Murali Krishnamurthi emailed the campus community Monday, Nov. 2, regarding the search for a senior associate vice president for Human Resources. Dear Northern Illinois University Colleagues and Friends, We are pleased to announce that we have launched the search for our Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources. We have engaged Parker Executive...
NIU once again is proud to partner with the DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau to host the 2015 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Football State Championships Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28 at Huskie Stadium. Volunteers play a big role in the success of the event, and the IHSA Destination DeKalb team is...
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DeKalb County Public Health Administrator Jane Lux and NIU Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Eric Weldy emailed NIU students, faculty and staff with an update on reported cases of mumps at the university. To our students, faculty and staff, The DeKalb County Health Department and Northern Illinois University Health Services wish to update...
Renique Kersh and Joel Stafstrom
New appointments this fall in two key areas under the Office of the Provost are making an immediate impact on the academic success of NIU students. Associate Vice Provost for Engaged Learning Renique Kersh and Joel Stafstrom, acting director of the University Honors Program, started their new roles late this summer. “Renique and Joel are...
NIU’s Program Prioritization efforts are picking up speed with the election of new task force co-chairs and launch of the Prioritization Plus data platform. George Slotsve, associate professor of Economics, and Alan Clemens, instructor in Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations, will co-chair the Academic Task Force, while Matt Streb, professor and chair of Political Science,...
Going to class matters! One of the most important predictors of success at college is class attendance. Students who attend class regularly have a stronger tie to successful academic performance than scores on standardized admissions tests, high school GPA, study habits and study skills. In its second year, Attendance Matters is a campus initiative designed...
In compliance with the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act, Northern Illinois University will became smoke-free July 1, joining more than 700 colleges and universities nationwide with smoke- and/or tobacco-free policies. With the enactment of the new law, smoking will be prohibited on all campus property, defined as property that is owned, leased, occupied or otherwise controlled...
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