NIU’s professional HR certification programs make nation’s Top 20 five consecutive years

The NIU Professional HR Management Certification Programs have been recognized as one of the nation’s “Top 20” SHRM programs for the past five years. Recognition is based on enrollments and pass rates of course participants that successfully complete the rigorous professional examinations

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Children’s Literature Conference will explore ‘Right Book for the Right Reader’ March 16

NIU’s College of Education will host its 32nd annual Children’s Literature Conference Friday, March 16. This year’s theme is “The Right Book for the Right Reader.” All sessions take place in the Holmes Student Center, beginning with the 8:15 a.m. welcome. Registration

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Scott Strazzante

Chicago Tribune photographer to speak Feb. 3

GradComm and the Northern Star will present “Shooting From the Hip: How Photojournalism is Reaching its Golden Age,” featuring Chicago Tribune staff photographer Scott Strazzante. The event takes place at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Cavan Auditorium (Gabel Hall 126).

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Lindsey Pollak

LinkedIn rep coming Feb. 9 to NIU-Naperville to speak at alumni career networking event

Everyone is talking about LinkedIn these days, but how exactly do you use the world’s largest professional social network in your job search and career management? Lindsey Pollak, an official spokesperson for LinkedIn, will tell you everything you always wanted to know.

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Three of state’s top journalists to debate Feb. 25 at NIU: ‘Election 2012: What’s In It for Illinois?’

As a public service in this presidential election year, the alumni board of NIU’s award-winning student newspaper, The Northern Star, will host an on-campus panel discussion featuring three prominent in-state media voices. Mark Brown of the Chicago Sun-Times, Bruce Dold of the Chicago

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Cover of "The Essential New | Art Examiner"

Museum, College of Visual and Performing Arts will host symposium on ‘New Art Examiner’

“Re-Examining the New Art Examiner” is a symposium exploring the controversial history and unsettled significance of the most widely read art magazine ever published in Chicago. Born out of seismic cultural shifts in the early 1970s, coming of age in the hyper-inflated

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