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Northern Illinois University sponsors a unique Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program. It encourages faculty to engage undergraduates in one-to-one mentorships focused on faculty research, thus providing students with opportunities to work as collaborators in the search for new knowledge. NIU undergraduates who have conducted research under the watchful eyes of their professors had a chance to show off that...
"NIU Project Adrian"
Accountancy students at NIU started their class work Friday, March 26, by learning how to properly apply handcuffs to a suspected drug dealer. That is not a typical part of the curriculum, but this was not your typical accounting class. The demonstration was part of Project Adrian, a day-long event that allowed 80 students to...
Tammy Duckworth, 2010 recipient of an honorary doctoral degree from NIU
Northern Illinois University presented an honorary doctoral degree to L. Tammy Duckworth, a decorated Black Hawk helicopter pilot whose severe combat wounds in Iraq cost her both of her legs and who now serves as a top ranking official in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
“I’m really interested in learning what I can do to get people connected with their representatives in Washington.”
Award Certificate
Four members of NIU’s Operating Staff have been chosen to receive the Outstanding Service Award for 2010. The recipients are Marcia Dick, a senior library specialist in the Reference Department of the University Libraries; Jennifer Gregory, office support specialist in the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders; Lee Ann Henry, administrative assistant in University...
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