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Students from across the country, and as far away as Scotland, came to the NIU College of Business in November to practice the “art of the deal.” The World Collegiate Sales Open tested some of the best student-salesmen in the country, with representatives from professional selling classes at NIU, Ball State, Louisville, University of Indiana,...
Freshmen from Northern Illinois University and students from DeKalb’s Clinton Rosette Middle School celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through song, dance and poetry to mark the conclusion of one of NIU’s first-ever Themed Learning Community projects. The Dec. 1 event was the culmination of a semester’s worth of work that allowed...
Photo of pin marking Tokyo on globe
Join alumni and friends in the spectacular Land of the Rising Sun during NIU’s 2011 spring break. NIU’s Alumni Association invites travelers on a trip scheduled from Thursday, March 10, through Saturday, March 19. This adventure includes touring in Tokyo, Kyoto, Uji, Nara, Hiroshima and Miyajima Island. Discover the treasures of Japan, from the cutting-edge...
Logo of the uDrove Humanitarian Bowl
The NIU Alumni Association and the NIU Foundation invite Huskie fans to travel on the VIP Bowl Charter to Boise for the 2010 uDrove Humanitarian Bowl. The VIP Bowl Charter includes: Round-trip air transportation. Ground transportation. Double-occupancy hotel room in the NIU team hotel. Game ticket. Pre-game reception ticket. VIP gift bag. The trip departs...
Earl "Gip" Seaver
Earl “Gip“ Seaver, vice provost at NIU and a member of the faculty in the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, was one of 11 alumni inducted this fall into the Outstanding Alumni Academy of the Western Michigan University College of Health and Human Services. As part of Homecoming 2010, Seaver was honored in recognition...
Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute logo
The deadline to apply for NIU’s annual Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute has been extended to Friday, Jan. 28, to accommodate end-of-semester schedules. Hhosted by the Office of the Provost and the Committee on Multicultural Curriculum Transformation, the next institute will take place May 16 to May 20 next spring at the Holmes Student Center. Full-time tenured and...
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President John Peters has announced that Vickie Gillio, deputy general counsel for employment and labor law at NIU, will become the university’s acting general counsel Saturday, Jan. 1. The search to replace Ken Davidson as vice president and general counsel is continuing at a rapid pace, Peters said, but the university will not complete the search prior to...
2010 Huskie Research Rookies
A select group of NIU freshman is being granted unprecedented access to the world of academic research with the launch of Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Research Rookies program.  The undertaking matches the students with faculty who will guide them through a semester-long research project. It will immerse participants in an intellectual undertaking that many students...
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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...
Group photo of leadership award winners
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...
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