STEMFest 2013

NIU to celebrate five years of STEMfest fun Oct. 18

Prepare to be amazed! NIU’s annual STEMfest will once again wow visitors of all ages at the Convocation Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. This free family event spurs students, families, and educators to explore hot new technologies

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Deborah Becker

Seminar to cover employment for people with serious mental illness

Deborah Becker, a certified rehabilitation counselor and associate professor at the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, will visit NIU Friday, Oct. 24, to deliver an AHCD Graduate Colloquium Seminar. “A Working Life for People with Serious Mental Illness,” which is free and open

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NIU educators forge global relationships in Indonesia

Several NIU faculty members are among educators from the United States currently participating in a workshop for U.S. and Indonesian educators and administrators as part of the U.S.-Indonesia Partnership Program (USIPP). The workshop, which began Monday and ends today, is being held

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Baker appointed ISTC board chair

The Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC), a not-for-profit organization focused on growing the state’s innovation economy, today announced that NIU President Doug Baker will serve as chairman of the ISTC Board of Directors. Baker replaces outgoing board chair Eric Isaacs, provost

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Lisa Freeman named NIU Executive Vice President and Provost

Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker announced that following a search for a new executive vice president and provost, Lisa Freeman has been appointed to the position effective immediately. Lesley Rigg will serve as vice president for research and innovation partnerships. “As the search

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