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Category: Engagement
Northern Illinois University and the Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit Excellence have joined forces with community partners in DeKalb and Rockford to offer intersectional conversations hosted by an international expert. All Huskies and members of the public are invited to register and attend “Belonging,” a free event hosted by the University of California, Berkeley’s Dr....
For more than 10 years, Northern Illinois University’s STEM Fest has introduced thousands of visitors of all ages to the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math. After last year’s record-breaking 8,200 visitors, the NIU STEAM team is looking forward to making STEM Fest 2020 better than ever. And they’re embracing the challenge of bringing...
Eleven NIU undergraduate students will have the honor of sharing their research at the “Posters Under the Dome” event next month at the Illinois State Capitol. The event, part of NIU’s partnership through the Illinois Innovation Network, demonstrates to legislators the excellent scholarship of Illinois students at four state universities. Students were nominated by faculty,...
It was a semester of firsts for NIU student Jordan Brown–his first time on a plane, his first trip to Washington, D.C., and his first real experience networking with congressional leaders to learn about science policy. Renique Kersh, associate vice provost for Engaged Learning, chose Brown to represent NIU at the American Association for the...
Associate Professor Alicia Schatteman, from the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies and the Department of Public Administration, knows the importance of engaged learning. Schatteman says engaged learning “creates a more interesting classroom experience by allowing me to link my research to teaching in a very tangible way while also actively engaging students.” She noted...
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