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NIU’s Office of Research Compliance and Integrity is hosting the first Responsible Conduct of Research Forum Series this semester. The series is designed to support high quality research and to promote graduate student professional development. All sessions are held at noon Wednesdays in the Heritage Room of the Holmes Student Center. Jan. 28: Human Subject...
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NIU’s Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center is seeking nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards. These awards acknowledge outstanding graduate teaching assistants for their contributions to the teaching mission of NIU. Each recipient of the award will be presented with a plaque and recognized at the Graduate Students Reception sponsored by the...
Frances Whitehead
NIU will bestow an honorary doctoral degree this winter to Frances Whitehead, a civic practice artist and professor of sculpture and architecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Whitehead will earn her honorary doctorate during the Graduate School commencement ceremony, scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the NIU Convocation Center....
Election 2014
by James W. Newman, Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University Election night in Illinois seldom lacks for drama, and the 2014 midterm election was no exception. While in the Senate race, challenger Jim Oberweis conceded to incumbent Dick Durbin just hours after the polls closed, incumbent governor Pat Quinn held fast to the possibility of...
CSEAS
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) two Title VI grants totaling $2 million to continue promoting the study and research of Southeast Asian languages and cultures over the next four years. This is the fifth time CSEAS has received such funding since its designation as a National...
NIU STEM Outreach summer camp 2014
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to recognize that STEMfest is a blast for children of all ages. With a record crowd of more than 7,500 visitors, NIU’s annual mega-sized science fair celebrated the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math in grand fashion at the Convocation Center Saturday, Oct. 18. The five-year anniversary of...
GRE review
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning will host GRE Basics one-day sessions in October and November. This one-day format aims to increase students’ familiarity with the GRE, accommodate busy schedules and provide a quick and detailed overview of the GRE. The one-day GRE Basics Workshops will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m....
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Building on the success of last year’s event, the University Honors Program will host a second Social Justice Conference from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in Barsema Hall. Keynote speaker Allyson Gold will talk about her work with the Health Justice Project in Chicago in a presentation titled: “You Are Where You...
Led by Northern Illinois University Director of Federal Relations Anna Quider, four students – Ashlyn Shellito, Jamison Thorne, Nicholas Thomson and Anusha Ravva – are attending the Industrial Physics Forum’s (IPF) conference on Industrial Physics in Emerging Economies in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Follow their trip through social media #NIUinBrazil.
They say that the world meets in Brazil, and four Northern Illinois University students are among those doing just that. Ashlyn Shellito, Jamison Thorne, Nicholas Thomson and Anusha Ravva are among those attending the Industrial Physics Forum’s (IPF) conference on Industrial Physics in Emerging Economies, September 28 – October 3 at University of Campinas (UNICAMP),...
John Sall
Bradley Bond, dean of the Graduate School and associate vice president for Graduate Studies at NIU, has issued the annual call for nominations for honorary doctoral degrees to be awarded from Northern Illinois University. Awarding an honorary degree is an opportunity for NIU to recognize someone especially outstanding in a field of interest to the...
DeKalb middle-schooler Tony Un learns how to play the drum in the Balinese gamelan from NIU Gamelan Ensemble member Manuel Montalvo at Culture Fest 2013.
NIU’s three area studies centers – the Center for Burma Studies, the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) – will host their fifth annual Area Studies Open House from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, on College View Court. Events include a regional food...
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