Strength of character: Applications available for next Forward, Together Forward scholarships

Applications are now available for the 2012-12 Forward, Together Forward Scholarship. Up to five students will be selected to receive the prestigious honor of being named a Forward, Together Forward Scholar, along with a $4,000 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. The

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Institute of International Education selects NIU for program designed to boost ties with India

The Institute of International Education has selected Northern Illinois University to participate in a program that aims to increase higher education connections between U.S. and Indian institutions. NIU was one of only 11 U.S. colleges and universities selected for the 2012 India

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Provost Alden requests nominations of faculty for 2011-2012 Board of Trustees Professorships

Executive Vice President and Provost Ray Alden has issued the 2011-2012 call for nominations for the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees Professorships. The professorships were established in 2007 by President John G. Peters and the Board of Trustees to recognize those

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District 428-NIU partnership continues to offer shared source of pride as new high school opens

When the new DeKalb High School first opens its doors to students Tuesday, Sept. 6, every member of the Barb family will see what District 428 Board of Education President Tom Matya already sees. “What a wonderful asset this (District 428-NIU) partnership

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A student shows off the Huskie he drew to adorn the cover of his Health Careers scrap book.

Rockford students learn college within reach

Friday nights were like graduation at Stevenson Towers this summer. The cafeteria tables were draped in red and black cloths. Parents arrived after work in sundresses, suits or coveralls and steel-toed boots, on time so they wouldn’t miss dinner and the ceremony.

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Economic impact report

NIU releases economic impact report

A report released today by Northern Illinois University demonstrates that the university is a powerful force for economic and societal good in DeKalb County and beyond. “We have been part of the landscape for more than a century, so it is easy

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Foundation seeks proposals for Venture Grants

The NIU Foundation invites all faculty and staff from units within the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, the Division of Outreach, Engagement and Information Technologies and Intercollegiate Athletics to apply for the FY2012 Venture Grants. This program focuses support toward the

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NIU Student athletes

Huskie student-athletes continue to surpass NCAA academic standards for sixth straight year

For the sixth straight year, all 17 of Northern Illinois University’s intercollegiate athletic teams have “made the grade” by surpassing the academic standards measured by the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Academic Progress Rate (APR). The NCAA released its complete 2009-10 Division I

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University Libraries, ITS collaborating to create storage via Huskie Commons Digital Repository

A new online library for NIU’s scholarly materials and products, the Huskie Commons Digital Repository, is being developed by the University Libraries and Information Technology Services (ITS). Once completed, this repository will “provide a long-term secure digital space where faculty and staff

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