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Nine world-class scholars to speak, mentor at NIU

NIU’s PI Academy for Research and Engagement will bring nine world-class scholars to campus next month for public presentations on their research efforts and to provide mentoring to select junior faculty. “These scholars represent a considerable amount of intellectual firepower, and another

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Students spearhead Peer Mentor Summit

NIU has nearly 40 peer mentoring programs on campus, but participants rarely talk to each other to compare notes and successful strategies. That’s about to change, thanks to the efforts of NIU students Lauren Nale and Luis Lopez. The two honors students,

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Campus Master Planning Thesis

Planning thesis on display through March 28

The Northern Illinois University Student Association is displaying blueprints and ideas from the campus master planning thesis in the second floor Gallery Lounge in the Holmes Student Center through March 28. The organization is seeking the input of the university and community

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Northern Now spring issue now available

The latest edition of Northern Illinois University’s Northern Now magazine is now available online and through the Northern Now mobile app and is being distributed to mailboxes across the country. In addition to its popular “Northern Notes” alumni news section, the spring 2014

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NIU to boost secondary science, math education

NIU this semester is launching a new Center for Secondary Science and Mathematics Education, aimed at strengthening the university’s support of science and mathematics education throughout the region. The Illinois Board of Higher Education recently approved center status for a duration of

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‘Freedom Writer’ to speak March 14 at NIU

NIU’s 34th annual Children’s Literature Conference takes place Friday, March 14, in the Holmes Student Center. Under the theme “Inspiring with Literature,” organizers hope that conference participants will leave motivated and better equipped to connect with students through literature: This year’s speakers

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