NIU President John G. Peters

Pension reform must be fair to all, Peters says during meeting of state university annuitants

Efforts to repair the state’s failing pension system should not punish those who have faithfully paid into that system, NIU President John Peters said today in his keynote address at the State University Annuitants Association annual meeting in Springfield. “It is unfair

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Kyle Glancy, Tony Manville, Troy White named to 2011 Academic All-MAC Baseball Team

Northern Illinois juniors Kyle Glancy, Tony Manville and Troy White were named to the 2011 Academic All-Mid-American Conference Baseball Team, the league announced Monday. The triumvirate’s scholarly accomplishment marks the first time the program has received the honor since 2007, when MAC

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NIU presents free ‘Summer Under the Stars’ events for space cadets, moon gazers of all ages

This summer, NIU’s STEM Outreach is hosting a series of free family events that celebrate all things space.  Amateur star gazers and constellation connoisseurs alike will appreciate talks led by NIU experts on everything from the geology of the moon to the

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NIU releases economic impact report

A report released today by Northern Illinois University demonstrates that the university is a powerful force for economic and societal good in DeKalb County and beyond. “We have been part of the landscape for more than a century, so it is easy

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NIU’s Gerald Blazey accepts two-year post at White House Office of Science and Tech Policy

Gerald Blazey, a Distinguished Research Professor of Physics at Northern Illinois University and special advisor for science to NIU President John Peters, will lend his expertise in the coming years to another president: Barack Obama. Blazey has accepted a two-year post as

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