Nabal Jefferson

Nine football Huskies earn Academic All-MAC recognition on heels of championship season

Mid-American Conference champion Northern Illinois placed five players on the league’s Academic All-MAC Football Team announced Friday, with four more Huskies receiving honorable mention status on the squad, which is selected by the MAC faculty athletic representatives. NIU starters Chandler Harnish (Bluffton,

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Goodwill, NIU accountancy students to provide free tax services for local low-income residents

Goodwill Industries announced Thursday a partnership with the Northern Illinois University College of Business and the DeKalb County CA$H (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) Coalition which will allow low-income residents to have their taxes prepared free of charge by NIU accountancy students.

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U.S. News spotlights NIU College of Education on honor roll for online graduate programs

Northern Illinois University’s oldest college was honored this week for its excellence in harnessing cutting-edge technology to educate the next generation of teachers and school administrators. U.S News and World Report announced Tuesday that the NIU College of Education had earned a place

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Lynne M. Thomas and Drew VandeCreek

Libraries awarded $575,000 leadership grant from Institute of Museum and Library Services

The federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded Northern Illinois University Libraries with a National Leadership Grant of $575,000 to investigate affordable digital preservation solutions for small and medium-sized college and university libraries. Because technology changes so rapidly, libraries

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Lynne M. Thomas

Happy holidays: NIU Libraries acquires papers of Chicago-born sci-fi writer Fred Saberhagen

Northern Illinois University Libraries has received an early Christmas gift. The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections has acquired the first installment of the papers of Chicago-born author Fred Saberhagen, a best-selling science fiction writer whose works broke new ground in

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Kaitylnn Carter, left, and Gary Timmins, right, meet SCUSA 63 banquet keynote speaker Rajiv Shah, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Two students represent NIU at West Point for Student Conference on United States Affairs

Two University Honors students – Kaitlynn Carter (political science) and Gary Timmins (political science and psychology – served as NIU’s delegates to a prestigious undergraduate conference in early November. Carter and Timmins participated in the 63rd Student Conference on United States Affairs

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Alan Zollman

Zollman given Outstanding Leadership Award from international science, math organization

Alan Zollman, an NIU professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, has received the Outstanding Leadership Award from the international School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA). The award was presented earlier this month during the organization’s 110th annual convention in Colorado Springs,

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