NIU President John Peters and John Gosciniak at the December commencement ceremony.

NIU celebrates first graduate of new program focused on applied management in public safety

NIU’s innovative Bachelor of Science in Applied Management (BSAM) with an emphasis in public safety recently celebrated a significant milestone – the graduation of its first student. John Gosciniak of Naperville served as a marshal at the university’s December graduation in recognition

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Top: Mark Schuller and Sue Russell. Bottom: Alicia Schatteman and Abu Bah.

NGOLD to launch research-themed brown bag series Feb. 27, Mark Schuller plans talk on Haiti

The Northern Illinois University Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD) is offering a research-related brown bag series that will kick off this month. Presenters are NGOLD faculty associates from departments across campus. “As an interdisciplinary center, one of NGOLD’s focal

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Northern Light Ambassadors invites applicants

The Office of Student Academic Success and the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning are now accepting applications for the Northern Light Ambassadors program for the 2013-2014 academic year. The program provides each undergraduate college with an elite body of students

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Students and their families can pose like NIU Huskie football fans during Admitted Student Days.

NIU hosts record Admitted Student Day crowd

While the NIU campus buzzes with the activity of helping students learn today so they can lead tomorrow,  many faculty and staff are busy preparing for the fall 2013 incoming class. On Saturday, Feb. 2, the university’s largest-ever Admitted Student Day welcomed

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Nabal Jefferson

Six football players named Academic All-MAC

The Northern Illinois University football team carried its success on the field into the classroom placing a school-record six Huskies on the league’s Academic All-MAC Football Team, as selected by the conference’s faculty athletic representatives. Nose guard Nabal Jefferson (Chicago, Ill./Marist), a

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Mark Schuller

NGOLD, anthropology make joint appointment, hire scholar Mark Schuller after national search

The Northern Illinois University Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD) and the Department of Anthropology announced that Mark Schuller has accepted a joint appointment as an assistant professor. Schuller grew up in the Chicago area, graduating from Elk Grove High

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