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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Ricky Connors and Kim Gotlund

Athletes Ricky Connors, Kim Gotlund receive MAC Medals of Excellence

Northern Illinois University student-athletes Kim Gotlund (women’s gymnastics) and Ricky Connors (football) have been named the NIU recipients of the first Mid-American Conference Medals of Excellence, which were presented Tuesday night at the annual MAC Honors Dinner in Cleveland. The Medal of

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NIU Alumni Association logo

NIU alumni achievements recognized

The Northern Illinois University Alumni Association recognized the achievements of outstanding alumni during its annual awards dinner at the Pollock Ballroom in the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center on Friday, April 25. The following recipients were selected based on outstanding professional and

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University Honors student and Research Rookie presented “Total Synthesis of Rottlerin” with Theodore J. Litberg

Blinded by science – and artistry

NIU junior Linnea Scherer hopes to change the way women are portrayed in video games, and she already has developed an impressive game concept thanks to the McKearn Summer Fellows program she participated in last year. “The McKearn Fellows Program was amazing.

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Rebecca Cronin

Runners Cronin, Raffety, Totzke named Academic All-MAC

Northern Illinois University seniors Rebecca Cronin (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett) and Juliane Totzke (Graefenroda, Germany/Carl Zeiss Gymnasium) and sophomore Leah Raffety (Machesney Park, Ill./Harlem) has been named the the Mid-American Conference’s Indoor Track & Field Academic All-Conference Team, the league announced Tuesday. In addition,

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Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day 2013

More than 300 undergrads to show off research, artistry chops

More than 300 NIU students are making last-minute preparations before showcasing their ingenuity and artistry during the fifth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD). The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in the Duke

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