Rockford-area students gear up for careers in engineering

Nearly 150 Rockford-area high school students visited NIU-Rockford for a school field trip to learn about careers in engineering, and the educational pathway to obtain one. The Gearing Up for Engineering school field trip provided prospective students with information on NIU’s six

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Author Bryan Stevenson coming to NIU on Oct. 24

Students, staff, family, friends and community members are invited to attend Bryan Stevenson’s open presentation, “American Injustice, Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference,” on Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m., in the Holmes Student Center, Carl Sandburg Auditorium. Stevenson, founder and executive director

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin

NIU, Rockford poised to lead ‘renaissance of American manufacturing’

NIU’s deep commitment to strengthening the Rockford economy vaulted into a national spotlight Monday with the announcement that the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute will locate its first chapter in the city. Called a “momentous day in the history of Rockford”

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