Operating Staff announces quartet of recipients of annual Outstanding Service Awards for 2010

Four members of NIU’s Operating Staff have been chosen to receive the Outstanding Service Award for 2010. The recipients are Jill Draves, a secretary in the Department of Teaching and Learning; Mary Kain, office administrator for the School of Nursing and Health

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Annual awards shine spotlight on university’s outstanding women students, faculty, staff

The 2011 Outstanding Women Student Awards have been presented to 48 women from across all disciplines at Northern Illinois University and representing undergraduates, graduate students and law students. NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Women gave out the awards during its April 17 reception on

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Students to model ‘dressing for success’ April 19

Kohl’s will sponsor a business-attire fashion show at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the large auditorium (Room 200) of Barsema Hall. NIU students will demonstrate how to “dress to succeed,” be fashionable and stay on a budget. Men and women will model interview attire, everyday professional clothing and apparel for

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Institute to promote multicultural curriculum

Twenty-four NIU faculty members will spend part of their summer transforming their classes to make them more inclusive of race, class, gender and other forms of diversity. The Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute, to be held from May 16 to May 20, is

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Ellington’s begins spring semester lunch service

Ellington’s, the student-run restaurant located in Holmes Student Center, begins its spring semester Tuesday, Feb. 22. Menus this week include President’s Day and Delicious Decisions. Menus for the entire semester are available online. Students in FCNS 320 Quantity Food Production plan, prepare and

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Educational consultant Thomas Armstrong will address ‘best schools’ at NIU-Rockford seminar

Thomas Armstrong, a visionary and award-winning author and speaker with more than 35 years of teaching experience from the primary through the doctoral level, will present a program on “The Best Schools” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at NIU-Rockford. Armstrong is the author of 14 books on

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Center for Economic Education works to help next generation ‘cash in’ with financial literacy

If you had a time machine, you might go back and make smarter decisions to improve your financial future. We’re not talking about picking winning lottery numbers or inventing Facebook before Mark Zuckerberg, but about everyday decisions that would safeguard you against

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