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Nominations for honorary doctoral degrees to be awarded from Northern Illinois University are now being accepted. Awarding an honorary degree is an opportunity for the university to recognize someone especially outstanding in a field of interest to the university. It is necessary, though not sufficient, for a nominee to be accomplished and renowned in their...
Tim Sleep, M.S.Ed. ’89, does not remember deciding to be a musician, per se. But, then again, he cannot remember a time when he did not play an instrument. The music was always a part of him. “I was very into music as a child and took up playing the clarinet, piano and organ in...
Winter is coming…and so is Game of Thrones and Medieval History. Have you taken a 23andMe test to find out about where you come from? Do you know someone who struggles with addiction or substance abuse? How well acquainted are you with Don Quixote? These are just a few of the themes honors students will...
Nandini Patel came to NIU School of Nursing to gain real-world experience that would prepare her for a successful career in nursing. Being a student during a pandemic doesn’t change that. “As nurses we will soon be in the trenches so to speak, with COVID-19 and other diseases,” Patel said. “The more hands-on learning we...
The sculpture area of the NIU School of Art and Design is hosting a virtual Zoom presentation by visiting artist Heather Mekkelson, Thursday, October 8 at 5 p.m. Mekkelson is a sculptor and installation artist based in Chicago. She has had several solo exhibitions at chicago galleries such as 65GRAND, 4th Ward Project Space and STANDARD....
This summer, NIU’s Division of Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development (OERD) coordinated with community and campus partners to respond to the needs of small businesses and nonprofits during the COVID crisis. The result was 40TUDE Business and 40TUDE Nonprofit. “40TUDE is community/university engagement at its finest,” says Jennifer Groce, NIU director of community promotions and...
As the initial dust of COVID-19 settled in the spring, Laurie Elish-Piper and David Walker began mulling what the virus meant for the near future of the college’s signature hands-on learning programs. “It became pretty apparent that our entire Educate and Engage series, from local to U.S. to global, was likely going to go online and was not going to be...
Domestic violence affects both women and men, of every race, religion, socio-economic status, culture and sexual identity. And it happens right here, right now, in communities and college campuses throughout the world. Let’s do something about it. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a month-long opportunity to raise awareness and give voice to a subject...
Application process now part of new, improved platform A brand new communication system will allow NIU to better tailor messages to hundreds of thousands of potential students based on their interests. Provided through Slate, NIU’s new Student Recruitment Communication (CRM) system replaces an antiquated system used for the past 10 years. “The old CRM reached...
For more than 10 years, Northern Illinois University’s STEM Fest has introduced thousands of visitors of all ages to the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math. After last year’s record-breaking 8,200 visitors, the NIU STEAM team is looking forward to making STEM Fest 2020 better than ever. And they’re embracing the challenge of bringing...
Northern Illinois University College of Law was named the No. 2 school in the country on preLaw Magazine’s Employment Honor Roll list. As part of preLaw Magazine‘s Back to School 2020 issue, the NIU College of Law was recognized as a top school for outperforming all expectations when it comes to placing graduates in legal jobs. It was...
NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences announced the winners of the 2020 Awards for Excellence in teaching, research and service during the online college meeting held Aug. 17. J. Mark Killmer, D. Scott Sibley and King Chung were each recognized for their significant contributions and named as this year’s recipients. J. Mark Killmer The Lankford Award for Excellence in Teaching is given...
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