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NIU baseball
The NIU baseball team will reach the height of its fall workouts  Tuesday when it hosts the first game of the annual Red/Black Series. The five-game intrasquad series is an opportunity for the coaching staff to evaluate both returning players and newcomers in preparation for the spring season. Fall practice has proven quite different this...
NIU Huskies women's cross country team
Racing for the second-consecutive weekend the Northern Illinois women’s cross country team wrapped action at the 55th Notre Dame Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind., with a 16th-place finish. The Huskies faced tough competition Friday afternoon from Mid-American Conference foes Ball State, Buffalo and Western Michigan at the Notre Dame Golf Course. Recording a personal record at...
Huskie men's golf
The Northern Illinois men’s golf team claimed an eighth place finish in the 18-team field at this weekend’s D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate. NIU closed the tournament with rounds of 302 (+18) and 307 (+23), giving them a three-round total of 918 (+66). The Huskies beat seven of the eight Illinois schools competing, falling only to the first-place...
Huskies volleyball team
Three days after a landmark five-set win over Western Michigan, the Northern Illinois volleyball team repeated the feat on Sunday at Millett Hall. This time, the Huskies went the distance against Miami (Ohio), winning the final two sets to pick up their third straight win (22-25, 25-16, 21-25, 25-18, 15-9), all in Mid-American Conference play. ...
Huskies women's soccer team
In a tough contest Sunday between Mid-American Conference foes Northern Illinois and Kent State, the Huskies battled the Golden Flashes to 1-1 draw at NIU Soccer and Track & Field Complex. With a strong offensive attack, NIU came back from a 1-0 deficit early in the second half to tie the Golden Flashes, before battling...
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When NIU graduate student John Parr was studying global history in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2005, he learned volumes about the subject and a few things about his native country: the United States. “I learned a lot about English history and British-American history,” the Cary resident said. “I also learned what it means to be...
Jacquelynne Eccles
Jacquelynne Eccles of the University of Michigan will present a talk titled, “What Are We Doing To Our Young People? Designing Appropriate Educational Contexts for Adolescents,” from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center. Eccles is the McKeachie-Pintrich Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Education and...
Congressman Bill Foster will visit NIU’s DeKalb campus this morning to tout the benefits of a new broadband network to be built in northwest Illinois thanks to a $68.5 million federal grant to the university. The news conference will be streamed live here starting at 9:45 a.m. Announced in September, the grant will allow a group...
Chandler Harnish NIU
Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish completed 16-of-20 passes for 281 yards and three touchdowns in three quarters and the Huskies used a 20-point outburst at the end of the first half en route to a 50-14 victory over Akron in the 2010 Mid-American Conference opener for both teams. NIU, which played on the road four...
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NIU School of Art alumna Deanne Mroz won the grand prize in this summer’s Kindle Commercial Contest, amazon.com has announced. Mroz, who completed her bachelor of fine arts degree in visual communication in May 2005,  wins a $15,000 amazon.com gift card. Her winning commercial is online. Mroz has expressed how significant her primary professor, Steve Quinn, was...
NIU Executive Club Scholarship Gala 2009
NIU alumni and friends are invited to attend the NIU Executive Club Scholarship Gala, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 6, at Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort. Silent and live auctions, as well as dinner and dancing, will provide the entertainment for a wonderful evening. Participation will help support scholarships for NIU College of Business students. More...
Jennifer Rosato
The Northern Illinois University College of Law was ranked among the Top 20 law schools in the nation based on value by preLaw magazine, sister publication of the National Jurist, as part of its 2010 Best Value Law Schools study. As the only public school in the Chicago metropolitan area to make the Top 20, the...