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Annual awards shine spotlight on university’s outstanding women students, faculty, staff

The 2011 Outstanding Women Student Awards have been presented to 48 women from across all disciplines at Northern Illinois University and representing undergraduates, graduate students and law students. NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Women gave out the awards during its April 17 reception on

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Engineering & engineering technology

Engineering students learn from professionals, showcase their ‘outstanding’ accomplishments

An NIU engineering student shows off his vehicle April 6 during the Society of Automotive Engineers visit. NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) played host Wednesday, April 6, to the Chicago and Rockford/Beloit sections of SAE, the Society of Automotive Engineers.

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Institute to promote multicultural curriculum

Twenty-four NIU faculty members will spend part of their summer transforming their classes to make them more inclusive of race, class, gender and other forms of diversity. The Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute, to be held from May 16 to May 20, is

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Busy celebration of Engineers Week builds bridges between faculty, students, area teens

NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology had a busy week.  In celebration of national Engineers Week, CEET organized a series of events that brought 200 middle and high school students from 10 schools in the northern Illinois region and included a trivia

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Five Huskies nab Academic All-MAC football nod

On the heels of a record-breaking 2010 Northern Illinois football season on the field, a record-tying five Northern Illinois football student-athletes have been named to the Mid-American Conference’s Academic All-MAC football squad as selected by the league’s faculty representatives. Northern Illinois and

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