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Kyle Knotek
Northern Illinois men’s soccer player Kyle Knotek, a senior who holds a perfect 4.0 grade point average in NIU’s esteemed College of Business, was voted to the College Sports Information Directors of America/ESPN Academic All-America First Team. “It feels great to have gotten (the award) in my last season,” Knotek said. “As I am leaving...
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Attention undergraduates! Do you have an idea for a project but don’t have the money to make that idea a reality? Look no further and begin your proposal to the Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research Program committee! All you need is to have an idea, find a faculty mentor, write a proposal and turn...
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To minimize the potential fire hazards associated with holiday season decorations, the NIU Campus Security and Environmental Quality Committee recommends strict observation of the following guidelines. Environmental Health and Safety prohibits the use of live or cut Christmas trees in university buildings. Artificial trees made of fire retardant materials having Underwriters Laboratory (UL) or Factory...
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Over the last decade or so, the World Wide Web has created a seismic shift in one of the cornerstones of education: reading. Or, more precisely, how we understand what we’re reading. In this new age of information, it’s no longer enough to comprehend a single text, NIU researchers say. The ease of Internet access...
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Join your colleague for the annual holiday luncheon hosted by President John and Mrs. Barbara Peters. This complimentary luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. For more information, contact the Office of Special Events at (815) 753-1999 or [email protected]
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NIU’s Civic Leadership Academy will host a workshop Tuesday, Nov. 30, on “Home Rule: Unlocking the Structure and Impact.” This workshop will offer participants three unique and experienced views of local government Home Rule with particular emphasis on Illinois. The provisions of Home Rule in Illinois were established in the 1970 re-write of the Illinois Constitution. Home Rule gives units...
Traditional holiday carols and a flourish of selections from Africa highlight this year’s 13th annual Holiday Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. The concert will be held in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building. Sold-out audiences in past years suggest that this event has become a holiday tradition for the DeKalb...
CEET - 25 years - Partnerships & Innovation - 1985-2010
NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) hosted Caterpillar executives Monday, Oct. 25, for a meet-and-greet with students and faculty. The event was an opportunity to showcase the college as well as allow insight as to what CEET students are learning. In recent years, CEET students have been working with Caterpillar on research projects, student competitions...
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An informational meeting about study abroad opportunities in Ireland is scheduled for 4 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in Watson Hall 323. NIU undergraduate and graduate credit is available in communication and English; undergraduate credit is available in history. Students can study at Dublin City University and examine Ireland’s role in international culture via...
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NIU’s Alumni Association will host alumni and friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at the University Club of Chicago. The club is located at 76 E. Monroe St. A plentiful appetizer buffet will be provided, and a cash bar will be available. Dickens carolers will stroll throughout the evening, filling the air with the music...
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The Huskies have clinched the Western division and are headed for the MAC Championship. The championship game will take place Friday, Dec. 3, at Ford Field in Detroit, and could be the Huskies’ first championship win since 1983. NIU’s Alumni Association will be there to help NIU alumni and friends cheer on the Huskies by sponsoring...
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Human Resource Services will host its annual blood drive from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29. It will be held in Heartland Blood Center’s Mobile Coach. Average time for blood donation is 45 minutes.  The blood drive will be conducted by the Heartland Blood Centers, a community blood center open 24 hours a day, seven...
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