University Libraries plans fall launch of course to boost students’ information literacy skills

Members of the so-called “thumb generation” are known for their skills with digital devices and surfing the Internet. But research shows college students struggle in the area of “information literacy,” or the ability to locate, understand, evaluate and use informational resources necessary

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Faculty invited to submit proposals to mentor undergrads as research assistants for fall, spring

NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is now accepting Undergraduate Research Assistantship proposals for fall 2012 and spring 2013. The Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) program is a new initiative of the Great Journeys Strategic Plan to expand the opportunities

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NIU to host yearly Midwest ‘drive-in’ congress on strengthening first-year student experience

Vasti Torres will provide the keynote address for “Strengthening the Student Experience,” the annual Midwest Drive-In conference for faculty, academic administrators, student affairs professionals and graduate students who work with first-year students. The conference is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28, at NIU’s

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