Higher education, economic development team wins $2.4 million for local aerospace industry

Rockford is one of 20 U.S. cities that have won a federal Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge grant. A grant totaling $2.4 million has been awarded to a collaborative made up of Northern Illinois University, Rock Valley College, the Rockford Area Economic

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Multicultural institute participants will present programs about their transformed curriculum

Members of the NIU community will soon have the opportunity to hear presentations on multicultural curriculum transformation given by faculty and staff from a wide range of disciplines. Each of the presenters participated in the most recent Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute. The

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College of Law launches professionalism series, first-year students learn history, culture, values

NIU’s College of Law has created a new and innovative program for its first-year students, “Introduction to the Legal Profession: History, Culture, and Values.” This program is being funded through the generosity of Cherilyn (’78) and Michael Murer, whose dedication to professionalism

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Graduate, professional school fairs planned

The NIU Graduate and Professional School Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Representatives from more than 50 graduate and professional programs throughout the United States will

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Dan Gebo to discuss evidence behind evolution during Sept. 27 BOT Professorship Seminar

The paleontological record of primates clearly supports the theory of evolution, but public support is a different story entirely, according to Dan Gebo, a Board of Trustees Professor of anthropology at NIU. During an upcoming Board of Trustees Professorship Seminar, Gebo will

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