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The College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) is excited to announce that for the third consecutive year its ranking increased in the category for undergraduate engineering programs without a doctorate program as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. CEET increased to 33rd out of 220 schools for 2021, which is up from 38th...
Members of the NIU Women’s Soccer team are honing their skills off the field thanks to an innovative JobsPLUS pilot program. During a semester-long experience, 30 student athletes and three coaches are teaming up to learn more about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. “Actively building community that celebrates diversity and inclusion is a passion...
There’s an impressive new faculty award on campus. NIU’s Excellence in Online Teaching Award both encourages and honors outstanding online and hybrid teaching. Beginning this semester, one to three award recipients will be recognized annually for their commitment to excellence in online teaching, course development and student engagement. The honor will become a permanent fixture...
Online graduate programs in the NIU College of Education are celebrating their 10th consecutive year of high acclaim from U.S. News & World Report. The College of Education is ranked 21, placing in the top 10% of the 296 institutions assessed with an overall score of 91 out of 100. NIU bests all Mid-American Conference schools –...
The Northwestern University research team behind a free self-care app is recruiting Black men from Northern Illinois University’s undergraduate student body for a new study. Kofoworola Williams, Ph.D., M.P.H., a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) in the Department of Preventive Medicine through Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, is spearheading the...
As NIU welcomes new and returning students to campus for spring semester, the Office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education (AAEOE), is asking for assistance in ensuring that all new students and returning students complete the Student Sexual Misconduct Awareness and Prevention Training. The training, which is mandated by both the state and federal...
The Office of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion launched a new award this year to honor the person who founded the NIU Inclusion Reception. The event, now known as the Richard A. Flournory Homecoming Inclusion Reception occurs each October and brings together alumni, students, faculty, staff and community members for an inclusive celebration. The new...
Northern Illinois University reported stable enrollment numbers for the spring of 2021 despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year. The spring 10-day census showed a 1.3% dip in total enrollment compared to the spring of 2020. “Considering the extraordinary circumstances of the past year, this is impressive, and it is...
Career Services has embraced the virtual world with vigor, and Huskies are encouraged to take a closer look at all the program has to offer. Virtual career fairs and workshops. Individualized online appointments and counseling. A wide range of self-serve resources. New and returning students have access to anything and everything they need for each...
Huskies who want to skip lines at Northern Illinois University’s on-campus restaurants can order ahead for pickup using the Grubhub app. Caribou Coffee & Einstein Bros. Bagels in Founders Memorial Library and Starbucks, The Grill at Huskie Den and QDOBA in the Holmes Student Center are fulfilling paid pre-orders. Campus Dining Services implemented the partnership...
For the fourth year in a row, the NIU College of Business ranks among the nation’s elite in the Poets&Quants For Undergrads survey of best business programs. The publication’s 2021 survey places the college at no. 77, two positions higher than last year. The college also ranks no. 30 for best overall academic experience. “The NIU College of...
George Spencer, Ph.D., former chair and director of graduate studies of Department of History, died on Jan. 19. After earning his master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley, he began his long tenure at NIU in the history department. While he was trained extensively in east and Southeast Asian history, he...
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