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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Campus Master Planning Thesis

Planning thesis on display through March 28

The Northern Illinois University Student Association is displaying blueprints and ideas from the campus master planning thesis in the second floor Gallery Lounge in the Holmes Student Center through March 28. The organization is seeking the input of the university and community

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Northern Now spring issue now available

The latest edition of Northern Illinois University’s Northern Now magazine is now available online and through the Northern Now mobile app and is being distributed to mailboxes across the country. In addition to its popular “Northern Notes” alumni news section, the spring 2014

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Fulbright workshop for students set for Feb. 26

Students are invited to attend a workshop beginning at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Regency Room at the Holmes Student Center to learn more about U.S. Student Fulbright Grant opportunities and the Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program. The Student Fulbright

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Nancy Lublin to kick off Celebrating Excellence

Nancy Lublin enjoys building things out of ideas and people. That’s why she’s coming Saturday, April 12, to Northern Illinois University on NIU Cares Day, to kick off the university’s annual Celebrating Excellence event with two separate presentations: “Do Something to Change

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Bold Futures

Mentorship expansion efforts gather steam

NIU President Doug Baker’s ambitious effort to offer peer or alumni mentors to all students is gaining big-time momentum. At least three new mentoring initiatives have sprouted up this semester. Inventories are being conducted of the many existing programs. And Baker is

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