Diane Nilan and Laura Vazquez

Documentary by NIU’s Laura Vazquez wins top honors from Broadcast Education Association

A documentary directed by NIU communication professor Laura Vazquez has taken top honors in the prestigious 2011 Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) Festival of Media Arts. Vazquez spent four years working with Diane Nilan, a nationally known advocate for the homeless, to tell the

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Lisa Freeman

Gov. Quinn names NIU’s Lisa Freeman to serve on newly created Illinois Innovation Council

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has named Lisa Freeman, Northern Illinois University’s vice president for research and graduate studies, to the newly created Illinois Innovation Council. The governor announced the council’s creation during his 2012 budget address to the Illinois General Assembly. Groupon

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Supplier Diversity Networking Fair will feature pair of workshops, lunch during March 2 event

Faculty, staff and student organization officers are invited to attend NIUs Supplier Diversity Networking Fair, luncheon and workshops, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the Holmes Student Center. Organized by Procurement Services and the State of Illinois Business Enterprise

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