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Health Information Professionals Week to tout accurate data, excellent care during 24th year

NIU Health Services is celebrating the 24th annual Health Information Professionals Week from Sunday, March 17, through Saturday, March 23, along with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). This year’s theme is “Accurate Data, Excellent Care.” In accordance with this theme,

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Building castles in the sand this spring break? Wash thoroughly afterward, researchers say

Spring-breakers headed for the beachfront be forewarned: It’s not just polluted water that can harbor illness-causing microbes; digging around in the sand can pose risks, too, especially for children. “Beach sand is definitely a major source of pathogen exposures,” says Northern Illinois

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NIU Libraries launches Open Access Fund

NIU Libraries has launched a pilot Open Access Fund that will provide small grants to faculty and graduate students to help defray the upfront costs associated with open access publishing. Grappling with the costs for expensive journal subscriptions, a number of universities

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Northern Light Ambassadors invites applicants

The Office of Student Academic Success and the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning are now accepting applications for the Northern Light Ambassadors program for the 2013-2014 academic year. The program provides each undergraduate college with an elite body of students

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Students and their families can pose like NIU Huskie football fans during Admitted Student Days.

NIU hosts record Admitted Student Day crowd

While the NIU campus buzzes with the activity of helping students learn today so they can lead tomorrow,  many faculty and staff are busy preparing for the fall 2013 incoming class. On Saturday, Feb. 2, the university’s largest-ever Admitted Student Day welcomed

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