Department of English instructor Stephanie Kummerer discusses assessment tools at the 2010 expo.

Assessment Expo scheduled March 2

NIU’s fifth annual Assessment Expo is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, March 2, in the Holmes Student Center Sky Room. The Assessment Expo is designed to highlight successful assessment practices on campus. “This expo will be a celebration of the successes of

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David Wade

Faculty Senate invites applicants with tenure for two-year faculty, SPS personnel advisor post

David Wade, a professor in the College of Business’ Department of Management, is completing his third year of service as the Faculty and SPS Personnel Advisor and is ineligible for another term. At its April 25 meeting, the Faculty Senate will elect

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Graduate School Preparation Seminar poster

Graduate school prep seminar slated Feb. 25

Northern Illinois University will offer a graduate school preparation seminar Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Yordon Center. This seminar is free and open to all undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate degrees. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. The seminar will run from

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Bruce Niemi's "Remembered" sculpture in the Memorial Garden

Forward, Together Forward scholars named

Five Northern Illinois University students who excel in and out of the classroom have been selected as recipients of the 2012 Forward, Together Forward Scholarships. The recipients – Rachael Bardell, Jenifer Camery, Daihee Cho, Eric Solomon and Faith Stauersboll – each will receive a

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T.G.I.F. – Transfers Get Information Friday

TGIF! Red carpet to roll out Feb. 10, March 30 for prospective, admitted transfer students

Students ready to complete their bachelor’s degrees at a four-year university need look no further than Northern Illinois University. Joining the Huskie family comes complete with courses taught by world-class professors, opportunities for faculty-guided undergraduate research at a Carnegie-recognized institution as well

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University Honors Program invites nominations of faculty for 2012 ‘Great Professor’ Award

The University Honors Program and the University Honors Committee welcome nominations for the University Honors Great Professor Award, a campus-wide award recognizing excellence in honors education. The deadline for completed nomination packages is March 19, 2012. The award will be presented Sunday,

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Beyond NIU’s borders: Summer trip to China will teach leadership, service learning, culture

As a result of a site visit to Inner Mongolia and Beijing, China, this past summer, Michelle Bringas will lead a Study Abroad trip to summer to Beijing, China. Bringas, director of the NIU Asian American Center, will travel from Wednesday, June

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Commencement scheduled Saturday, Sunday

NIU will hold commencement Saturday, Dec. 10, and Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Convocation Center. Saturday, Dec. 10 – 4 p.m. Graduate School ceremony combining doctoral, masters and performer’s certificate candidates (doors open at 2:30 p.m.) Sunday, Dec. 11 – Undergraduate Ceremonies Ceremony

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