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NIU alumni achievements recognized

The Northern Illinois University Alumni Association recognized the achievements of outstanding alumni during its annual awards dinner at the Pollock Ballroom in the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center on Friday, April 25. The following recipients were selected based on outstanding professional and

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University Honors student and Research Rookie presented “Total Synthesis of Rottlerin” with Theodore J. Litberg

Blinded by science – and artistry

NIU junior Linnea Scherer hopes to change the way women are portrayed in video games, and she already has developed an impressive game concept thanks to the McKearn Summer Fellows program she participated in last year. “The McKearn Fellows Program was amazing.

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NIU sees surge in student interest

  Northern Illinois University is anticipating a large turnout of prospective students and guests at its Spring Open House on Friday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the admissions office is seeking staff volunteers to help with the event.

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Graduate Student Research Association plans Saturday conference

NIU’s Graduate Student Research Association will host its annual conference Saturday April 19. Graduate students will share their research through 39 posters and 33 paper presentations. Campus resources and opportunities will be shared through tables and sessions from the Institute for the

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NIU: Celebrating Excellence

NIU Celebrating Excellence event triples in size

Northern Illinois University’s second-annual Celebrating Excellence event—which begins Saturday, April 12, and runs through May 1—has more than tripled in terms of the number of functions highlighting the many accomplishments and contributions of NIU students, faculty and staff to the university’s mission

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Nine world-class scholars to speak, mentor at NIU

NIU’s PI Academy for Research and Engagement will bring nine world-class scholars to campus next month for public presentations on their research efforts and to provide mentoring to select junior faculty. “These scholars represent a considerable amount of intellectual firepower, and another

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NIU College of Business students study together at Barsema Hall.

Students spearhead Peer Mentor Summit

NIU has nearly 40 peer mentoring programs on campus, but participants rarely talk to each other to compare notes and successful strategies. That’s about to change, thanks to the efforts of NIU students Lauren Nale and Luis Lopez. The two honors students,

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