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NIU’s Civic Leadership Academy will present a workshop Tuesday, Dec. 14, on “Cultivating Innovation: How to Foster an Innovative Environment in Your Organization.” This workshop focuses on the meaning of innovation as a problem-solving tool for public organizations. Participants will learn how such organizations can create management practices that generate more frequent innovations that are also successful....
Andrew Traver
An NIU alumnus and “great friend” to the sociology department has been nominated to a key post in the administration of President Barack Obama.  Obama nominated Andrew Traver, a native of Naperville, to head the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).  Traver, who currently serves as the agency’s special agent in charge...
Northern Illinois women’s soccer seniors Mo Smunt and Annie Wyer added one more accolade to their already outstanding careers as Huskies when they were selected to the 2010 Academic All Mid-American Conference Team for their performance on the field and in the classroom, the league announced Wednesday. A 2010 All-MAC First Team Selection, Smunt is...
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As the end of the fall semester approaches, it is time once again to prepare for the Kevin D. Knight Leadership Awards Ceremony.  This ceremony was established to recognize students who have performed exemplary leadership service throughout the course of the year. There are awards for every student year in school from freshman to graduate students. Other awards...
Kathy Buettner
NIU is ready to clearly define its promise to current and future students as well as alumni. After months of conversations, research and surveys of students, faculty, staff, alumni, high school guidance counselors, parents and prospective students, “Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow” was announced Wednesday as the tagline for NIU’s branding identity. Led by Kathy Buettner,...
Vision 2020
NIU President John G. Peters announced today the membership on the Vision 2020 Steering Committee. Peters will chair the 38-member committee, comprised of faculty, staff, students, administrators, alumni and donors. Executive Vice President and Provost Raymond Alden and Executive Vice President and Chief of Operations Eddie Williams will serve as vice-chairs of the committee. “The Steering...
CSA Children's Choir
The Community School of the Arts Children’s Choir performs its final concert of the season at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building. Directed by NIU School of Music faculty member Mary Lynn Doherty, this dynamic singing group of children between the ages of 8 and 13 rehearses each week. Continuing its...
Wirtz Hall
Normal power for Wirtz Hall will be shut off from 5 to 7:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, as crews replace a high-voltage cable that feeds that building. A generator will supply electricity from 7:30 a.m. through the rest of Friday and into the afternoon of Saturday, Dec. 4, when normal power will be restored if all operations...
After serving NIU for 15 years and higher education for 35, Ken Davidson, NIU’s vice president for legal services and parlimentarian to the Board of Trustees, will retire Friday, Dec. 31. Plan to attend a reception held in Davidson’s honor from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, in the University Suite of the Holmes Student Center....
Near the end of his annual State of the University Address in 2009, NIU President John Peters caused his Altgeld Hall audience to erupt with several minutes of thunderous applause and cheers. All it took was the introduction of a man seated humbly in the front row – a man whom the president called “a...
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Media Services will offer training in January on using the audiovisual equipment in Provost-sponsored Smart Classrooms. Both new and returning instructors should benefit from these brief seminars. The seminars will include information about any recent changes to the equipment in the rooms. Wednesday, Jan. 12: from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m. in DuSable Hall 348....
Altgeld Hall in winter
Join President and Mrs. Peters to kick off the holiday season at the annual Altgeld Holiday Family Celebration, scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10. After dinnertime, return to historic Altgeld Hall to enjoy festive bedtime snacks and stories that celebrate the magic of the holiday. Listen as professional, award-winning storyteller Linda Gorham...
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