Eric D. Isaacs and Leland A. Strom were awarded honorary doctorates from NIU in the spring of 2011.

Nominations invited for honorary doctorates

Bradley Bond, dean of the Graduate School and associate vice president for Graduate Studies at NIU, has issued the annual call for nominations for honorary doctoral degrees to be awarded from Northern Illinois University. Awarding an honorary degree is an opportunity for

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Sponsored Projects to host three-day webinar on federal priorities, ‘chat’ session on funding

NIU’s Office of Sponsored Projects will host a three-day webinar series that provides an inside look into the FY12 research priorities for federal agencies. The webinar is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, through Wednesday, Nov. 2. Monday’s

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Graduate Student Research Association invites proposals to present research, artistry in March

The Call for Presentations to present research and artistry at the 2012 Third Annual Research Conference, sponsored by the Graduate Student Research Association, is now available online. The conference will be held Saturday, March 31, in the Holmes Student Center. Attendance is

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Lifelong Learning Institute hosts ‘NIU Notables’

NIU’s Lifelong Learning Institute has announced its Fall 2011 NIU Notables Series. Faculty, staff and students are invited from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday through Nov. 8. The series honors and respects the distinguished faculty of NIU while they share

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Website to track performance-based budgeting

NIU’s Division of University Relations launched a new website today to monitor and report activity in Springfield related to performance-based budgeting. Beginning in Fiscal Year 2013, the Illinois Board of Higher Education budget recommendations to governor and the General Assembly will include

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Convocation Center to host Oct. 22 STEMfest

After a hugely successful event last year, NIU now is gearing up to hold its second annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Festival, better known as STEMfest, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the NIU Convocation Center. The festival

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Midsemester Check set for Oct. 4, 5

NIU’s Academic Advising Center will hold the fall “Midsemester Check: Strategies for Academic Improvement” workshop Tuesday, Oct.4, and Wednesday, Oct. 5. Hours for the Tuesday session are from 4 to 6 p.m. The Wednesday session is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Multicultural institute participants will present programs about their transformed curriculum

Members of the NIU community will soon have the opportunity to hear presentations on multicultural curriculum transformation given by faculty and staff from a wide range of disciplines. Each of the presenters participated in the most recent Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute. The

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Graduate, professional school fairs planned

The NIU Graduate and Professional School Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Representatives from more than 50 graduate and professional programs throughout the United States will

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