The world is your classroom

The NIU Study Abroad Office will hold its 19th annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. All students who would like to learn more about the

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Office of the Provost seeks faculty nominations for 2012 Presidential Teaching Professorships

Vice Provost Anne Birberick is seeking nominations for the 2012 Presidential Teaching Professorships. Nominations are due Monday, Sept. 26, to Anne Birberick in the Office of the Provost, Altgeld Hall 220B. Following receipt of a letter of nomination, the selection committee will

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Institute of International Education selects NIU for program designed to boost ties with India

The Institute of International Education has selected Northern Illinois University to participate in a program that aims to increase higher education connections between U.S. and Indian institutions. NIU was one of only 11 U.S. colleges and universities selected for the 2012 India

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Provost Alden requests nominations of faculty for 2011-2012 Board of Trustees Professorships

Executive Vice President and Provost Ray Alden has issued the 2011-2012 call for nominations for the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees Professorships. The professorships were established in 2007 by President John G. Peters and the Board of Trustees to recognize those

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Foundation seeks proposals for Venture Grants

The NIU Foundation invites all faculty and staff from units within the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, the Division of Outreach, Engagement and Information Technologies and Intercollegiate Athletics to apply for the FY2012 Venture Grants. This program focuses support toward the

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University Libraries, ITS collaborating to create storage via Huskie Commons Digital Repository

A new online library for NIU’s scholarly materials and products, the Huskie Commons Digital Repository, is being developed by the University Libraries and Information Technology Services (ITS). Once completed, this repository will “provide a long-term secure digital space where faculty and staff

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NIU Today gets a new address

NIU Today, the official news and information website of Northern Illinois University, moved today to a new online home. The URL is now www.niutoday.info. Today’s move to a more reliable platform will enhance the performance of the site and facilitate future expansion

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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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