Gear up for STEMfest 2013!

STEMfest will wow spectators at the NIU Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. This annual festival introduces learners of all ages to cutting-edge technologies and intriguing science phenomena that will amaze students, parents and educators alike. The

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Matt Krempel

Huskie offensive lineman Matt Krempel vying for 2013 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

Northern Illinois offensive tackle Matt Krempel (Columbus, Ind./Columbus North HS) has been named one of 170 candidates for the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) National Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments. With the nomination, Krempel is also a semifinalist for the 2013

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Greta Chan attends CISLL’s Fall 2013 seminar series.

CISLL launches graduate certificate

New to NIU’s list of graduate certificates this fall is the Certificate of Graduate Studies in the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy. Incorporating courses from the colleges of Education, Health and Human Sciences and Liberal Arts and Sciences, the certificate offers

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NIU joining elite Council for European Studies

Northern Illinois University has been approved for membership to the Council for European Studies (CES) Academic Consortium, an international coalition of universities, centers and other organizations dedicated to furthering the study of Europe. U.S. institutions that are counted among the CES members

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Plus/minus grading system to begin this fall

Effective Fall 2013, a new grading system has been implemented for undergraduate students incorporating plus/minus grades. Registration and Records provides answers to “Frequently Asked Questions” online. For more information, call (815)753-0681 or email regrec@niu.edu.

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Hello! Welcome Days 2013 begins Thursday

Welcome Days 2013 is packed full of events to help you learn all about being an NIU Huskie. A tentative schedule of events is listed below. Contact the sponsoring department to confirm locations and times. Students who anticipate barriers to their participation

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NIU ROTC graduate Col. Brian Alvin promoted to brigadier general at Altgeld Hall

As a new school year begins, the NIU Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Huskie Battalion welcomed back one of its own. Col. (Promotable) Brian E. Alvin, a graduate of the NIU Class of 1984, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general

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Masih Shokrani

Allied Health professor Masih Shokrani named 2013-14 National Academies Education Fellow

Masih Shokrani, associate professor in the NIU Department of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, has been named a National Academies Education Fellow for 2013-2014. The National Academies includes the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of

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