College of Education offers expedited licensure for chief school business official candidates

As state and federal governments call for increased accountability from education at all levels, the NIU College of Education is continuing to find ways to answer that call. The college’s Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations now offers expedited Chief School

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Midsemester Check set for Oct. 4, 5

NIU’s Academic Advising Center will hold the fall “Midsemester Check: Strategies for Academic Improvement” workshop Tuesday, Oct.4, and Wednesday, Oct. 5. Hours for the Tuesday session are from 4 to 6 p.m. The Wednesday session is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Welcome to Huskie Country: Student-athletes join Themed Learning Community for freshmen

Last year,  the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning introduced Themed Learning Communities to NIU. This year, Intercollegiate Athletics integrated into this program with its first TLC: “Developing Champions: In the classroom, in competition and in life.” With an emphasis on leadership

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NIU joins Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine to fight cancer

Northern Illinois University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine today announced a new collaborative research and academic partnership with Northern Illinois Proton Treatment and Research Center designed to create innovative life saving protocols in the field of nuclear

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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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