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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...
Photo of classroom with whiteboard technology
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...
Supporting Opportunities for Latinos
Supporting Opportunities for Latinos (SóL) invites Latino males to the Latino Resource Center at 5 p.m. every Thursday. SóL was founded in 2006 in an effort to increase the retention and graduation rates of Latino males at NIU. SóL is a network of students, staff and faculty dedicated to assisting Latino males in navigating their academic...
A 2005 photo from NIU's Project ROAR at Littlejohn Elementary School
Are you interested in service learning at NIU? Are you looking for a meaningful elective course? Tutors are needed for the spring semester for Project ROAR — Reaching Out through Art and Reading — and Project SOAR — Science Outreach Activities with Reading. Students can become part of ROAR/SOAR and earn three credits by enrolling...
Photo of sharpened pencils
Student Involvement & Leadership Development is seeking nominations for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. Nomination forms are available online and are due Friday, Dec. 10, to Suite 150 of the Campus Life Building. Late nominations will not be considered. Those who are considering names to put forward should concentrate on those students...
CEET - 25 years - Partnerships & Innovation - 1985-2010
Students from NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology presented projects to college faculty and Caterpillar executives at an Oct. 25 event. The event is part of an ongoing partnership between CEET and Caterpillar, which this past year has employed nearly 40 NIU engineering students at various the manufacturing divisions to help improve the efficiency...
Logos of Elect Her, Running Start and Women's Campaign Forum
Northern Illinois University has been selected as one of 11 colleges from across the nation and Jamaica that will host Elect Her – Campus Women Win in 2011, a unique campus-based program that teaches women how to run for campus-based elective office. The program, a collaboration between the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and...
David Stone and Dara Little
Lisa Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, has announced two personnel changes in the division that became effective Nov. 1. David Stone now holds the title of associate vice president for research/director of the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP). Dara Little’s new title is associate director of the Office of Sponsored Projects. These changes...
NIU professor and historian Nancy M. Wingfield, selected  for a Fulbright Fellowship by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, is spending this fall semester in Ukraine researching humankind’s oldest profession: prostitution. Wingfield is currently hosted by Chernivtsi National University in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, where she is completing research on a book-length manuscript on prostitution in...
Logo of the 2010 MAC Championship
Support your Huskies at the MAC Championship! The game takes place Friday Dec. 3, at Ford Field in Detroit. NIU students can participate in the bus trip sponsored by the Student Association and Campus Activities Board. The $20 package includes one game ticket and bus transportation to and from Ford Field. The bus leaves at...
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