Patrick M. Green

Teaching Effectiveness Institute will explore transformative power of experiential learning

NIU’s Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center and the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will sponsor the Spring 2012 Teaching Effectiveness Institute on “Creating Transformative Education through Experiential Learning.” The workshop takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday,

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Timothy Hagen

Professor Hagen goes to Washington: Chemist to talk value of federal funding with lawmakers

NIU chemistry professor Timothy Hagen will talk about the importance of federal funding for research universities and economic development during a luncheon panel discussion Tuesday in front of an audience of Washington, D.C., movers and shakers. The luncheon at the U.S. Capitol

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Photo of the Holmes Student Center in winter

Campus to close two extra days in December

As authorized by NIU President John Peters, following consultation with the staff councils, divisional vice presidents and Provost’s Office representatives, two Scheduled Closure Days will be implemented Wednesday, Dec. 21, and Thursday, Dec. 22. The decision results in a total closure period

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Kristin Hoffman, Allison McGlaughlin and Lauren Wicinski

Volleyball’s Hoffman, McGlaughlin, Wicinski earn Capital One Academic All-District honors

Northern Illinois volleyball seniors Kristin Hoffman (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) and Allison McGlaughlin (Morton, Ill./Morton) and sophomore Lauren Wicinski (Geneva, Ill./Geneva) earned Capital One Academic All-District 5 recognition, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday. Both Hoffman and McGlaughlin were named

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