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Due to the weather conditions, Northern Illinois University’s main campus in DeKalb and all regional NIU Educational Centers (Hoffman Estates, Rockford, Naperville) will be closed on Wednesday, February 2.
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NIU Today — your guide to what’s going on campus and in the campus community — has unveiled several changes to its homepage for the spring semester. Among new features along the right column: A Huskie Bus Tracker link Local Google weather A customized tab box including Latest News, Popular and Tags Randomly selected videos Other new additions include a photo...
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Significant amendments to the Procurement Code (Public Act 96-795) became effective July 1, 2010, with a delayed requirement regarding Procurement Communication Reporting effective Jan. 1, 2011. Employees conducting material communications with prospective or current vendors in advance of completing a university procurement or change order must now report those written or oral communications through a...
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Current Weather Status Last Updated: 12/15/10 NIU campus locations and offices are open for normally scheduled activities. During these winter months, all students, faculty and staff are urged to use caution and personal judgment in their travels to and from campus and to dress appropriately for protection against low temperatures and wind chills. This message will...
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Two primary updates have been made to the University Electronic Mail (e-mail) policy. The first is a formalization of existing practices concerning the use of GroupWise as the official university e-mail communication mechanism. All official university correspondence, including but not limited to messages from the president, policy information, employment and benefit notifications, is electronically distributed through...
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It is time again for all NIU employees to complete ethics training. Under the terms of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, all full-time and part-time, regular and temporary faculty, staff, graduate assistants, extra help and student employees must complete online ethics training. Everyone who receives a paycheck from the university must complete this...
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NIU is becoming a regional leader in changing Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees into pathways for bachelor’s degrees. Formerly, the AAS was regarded as a “terminal” degree, because its career and technical emphases prepared students for specific professions but not for further college studies. “The concept of a terminal associate degree is becoming obsolete,”...
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The Pink Heals “Cares Enough to Wear Pink” tour will come Thursday, Aug. 26, to NIU-Rockford, 8500 E. State St. The event begins at 1 p.m. Members of the Rockford fire and police departments invite the community to join them in showing support for all women in their fight against all cancers. Pink fire trucks...
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Northern Illinois University’s Center for Governmental Studies will partner with five other colleges and universities, key economic development agencies and officials from local and state governments in a $5.9 million federal grant to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the Rock River Valley. NIU will play the lead role in two projects funded by a three-year...
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