Book cover of "This I Believe II"

Common Reading Experience committee urges employees to buy, read, share ‘This I Believe II’

If you were asked to write a 500-word essay about a strongly held belief, what would you say?  New NIU students will have the opportunity to answer that question next fall when the book “This I Believe II,” edited by Jay Allison

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Governor appoints four to Board of Trustees

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has announced four appointments to the governing board of Northern Illinois University. Newcomers Anthony A. Iosco and Robert T. Marshall Jr. begin new terms, while veteran trustees Marc J. Strauss and Cherilyn G. Murer were reappointed to the

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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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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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Undergraduate Research Day 2010

Free Council on Undergraduate Research memberships available to students, faculty, staff

NIU now has an Enhanced Institutional Membership to the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). This means that any faculty, student or staff associated with NIU can join CUR at no additional cost. This membership includes an electronic subscription to CUR Quarterly. Becoming a

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