Alan Baxter

A record three Huskie football players honored with Capital One Academic All-American nods

A season of “firsts” for the Northern Illinois football program continued Thursday as for the first time in NIU history, three Huskie football players were named to the Capital One Academic All-America© Division I Football Team as selected by the College Sports

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Nabal Jefferson

Defensive tackle Nabal Jefferson to be honored Tuesday during NFF Annual Awards Ceremony

Northern Illinois defensive tackle Nabal Jefferson (Chicago, Ill./Marist) will be honored Tuesday as a National Scholar-Athlete, presented by Fidelity Investments, during the 55th annual National Football Foundation Awards Ceremony. Jefferson, who is pursuing a master’s degree in accountancy and sports a 3.781

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President Barack Obama holds a bilateral meeting Monday, Nov. 19, with President Thein Sein of Burma at the Burma Parliament Building in Rangoon, Burma. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

NIU joins Institute of International Education for new Myanmar Higher Education Initiative

Following on the heels of President Obama’s historic trip to Myanmar this week and his stated commitment to advance education, the Institute of International Education has launched an institute-wide initiative involving the participation of nine U.S. higher education institutions in a strategic

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Third Onion’s presentation of ‘An Infinite Ache’ offers intimate look at couple’s love over time

It can be challenging to describe human emotion in words, but David Schulner’s play, “An Infinite Ache,” follows the long-term relationship of one couple in an attempt to make a larger statement about love. The NIU School of Theatre and Dance-sponsored The

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School of Music to officially welcome new piano with Nov. 11 dedication concert in Recital Hall

This summer saw several changes to the piano inventory at the NIU School of Music. One of the finest changes arrived in the form of a Hamburg Steinway Model C, which became available in Chicago in July. The piano faculty went to

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