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Category: Campus Highlights
Morton College: Imagine what you can do!
A new agreement between Morton College and NIU will make it easier for Morton College students to earn college degrees that will set them on the path to career success. In a ceremony Tuesday, the two institutions signed a new reverse transfer agreement that will allow NIU students who previously attended Morton College to apply...
Donna Kieso
Faculty emeritus and legendary accounting author Don Kieso has made a significant gift to recognize his wife and partner of 56 years by creating a professorship in her name. The Donna R. Kieso Professorship in Accounting was established to reward excellence in teaching, research and service to the profession. Kate Mantzke, associate professor of accounting,...
Cover of preLaw magainze
NIU’s College of Law has been recognized by National Jurist / preLaw magazines as one of the top law schools for delivering graduates to public service careers, specifically in the category of prosecutors/public defenders. The list is featured in the current Winter edition of preLaw. The study recognizes 49 law schools in three categories –...
Mary Ellen Schaid
Only “yes” means “yes” is the message for the NIU community since NIU’s consent policy was officially adopted in regards to initiating sexual encounters. Over the past two months, NIU Today has featured members of the university’s Violence Against Women Task Force and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Implementation Committee who have worked so diligently...
“Psallite” CD cover
Cor Cantiamo, a professional choir in residence at NIU conducted by School of Music professor Eric Johnson, will release its second recording Friday, March 11. “Psallite,” co-produced with the SDG Music Foundation (previously Soli Deo Gloria) and linked to its SDG Psalms Project, offers a feast of wonderful singing that embodies the penitential, celebratory and...
Mahesh Subramony
Management professor Mahesh Subramony keeps a student’s note in his office: “Dr. Subramony pushed us to think differently.” He views this as the ultimate compliment because of his focus on imparting thought leadership – clear and rigorous thinking that drives excellence in action. Through experiential learning and vibrant, analytical class discussions, Subramony prepares each of...
Gavin Engel and Michelle Delgadillo
When Gavin Engel (B.A. ’97, sociology) attended NIU Spring Homecoming last year, he learned about the Student-Alumni Mentoring Program and thought it was a great way to give back to NIU and help undergraduates find their way. He ended up getting more than he bargained for. “I enjoyed the experience because I got something out...
The artistic process is one of iteration, where the artist continually revisits the work to reflect and refine. This recursive process can manifest itself in the formal and conceptual qualities of the artwork itself, producing works that embody, parallel and explore the patterns of artistic perception and creation. NIU’s Jack Olson Gallery will explore those...
Red-and-black mittens
The Office of Student Academic Success and Financial Cents thank the NIU community for the terrific response to this past fall’s winter clothing drive. If you or someone you know needs some winter items (coat, hat, gloves, scarfs, etc.), stop by the Office of Student Academic Success/Financial Cents in the Academic Advising Center building to...
Dathan Jackson
Many people work behind the scenes to ensure that Huskie safety is at the forefront. That includes member of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Implementation Committee and the Violence Against Women Task Force. Since NIU’s consent policy was officially adopted, only “yes means yes” when it comes to initiating sexual encounters. Here’s more about...
NIU College of Law professor Morse Tan was invited to appear with Chicago attorney Rich Lenkov (’95) as a guest on Lenkov’s WGN podcast “Legal Face-Off.” Lenkov and his co-host, Chicago attorney Jason Whiteside, gathered Dec. 17 to discuss Tan’s recent book, “North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises: Narrative and Constructive Engagement.” In...
Milivoje M. Kostic
Milivoje M. Kostic, professor emeritus in the NIU’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, recently was appointed editor-in-chief of the thermodynamics section of the Entropy journal. Kostic served as a guest editor for two Entropy special issues in 2013 and 2015. Entropy is a monthly, peer-reviewed, open access, scientific journal covering research on all aspects of entropy...
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