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"Doctorate of Physical Therapy"
With a job market as lucrative as physical therapy’s – the career boasts 100 percent placement numbers and is projected to grow 20 percent in just the next five years as the U.S. population continues to age – the doctorate degree has become an entry-level requirement. NIU now meets that need. Thirty-six students in the...
On the densely populated island of Taiwan, the concept of hearing tests is as novel as formally educated audiologists. Providing those critical hearing tests to hundreds of Taiwanese children and adults became an eye-opening experience this May for NIU College of Health and Human Sciences professor King Chung and four of her audiology students. “Most...
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Even though Peter Olson didn’t launch the NIU Art Museum’s blog, the assistant director ultimately become responsible for its care and feeding. Turns out he’s doing an “awesome” job. Best Colleges Online applauded the NIU Art Museum this summer on its list of “50 Awesome Art Museum Blogs,” recognizing web-based vehicles that “give visitors an...
"Brent E. Wholeben"
Brent E. Wholeben NIU’s Office of Research, Evaluation and Policy Studies, an arm of the College of Education, has won the largest contract in its 22-year history. Following a national bidding competition, administrators of the Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) will pay $800,000 to REPS over four years in return for external evaluation of some...
Michael Turner vs. Alabama
Have you seen the ESPN Fantasy Football commercial featuring NIU alum, Michael Turner?
Mingle Bingo
Eager, nervous and enthusiastic, the Class of 2013 began their law school experience on August 9th with a week of orientation. Designed as a means of presenting students with the information essential to success in law school, orientation allowed students to cover a lot of ground in only a few days, including learning their way...
The NIU Foundation has reached an amazing milestone – the successful completion of the True North campaign. More than 59,000 donors participated in the campaign raising over $160 million. The True North campaign has changed the physical and philanthropic landscape at NIU by: •Providing almost $35 million toward three state-of-the-art facilities. •Awarding NIU students more...
Approximately 100 local women gathered for an introductory lesson on NIU football on the evening of July 27. Huskie football head coach Jerry Kill and members of the Huskie football team conducted their annual Football 101 event at Huskie Stadium. Click here to check out DeKalb Daily Chronicle reporter Jeremy Werner’s story on this fun,...
Jim Newman
Location, location, location. The mantra of real estate agents also could be the motto of the NIU Department of Geography, which kicked off a new academic program this semester leading to a doctorate degree. NIU is now the only university in northern Illinois and one of only two statewide offering a Ph.D. in geography. It’s...
The Northern Illinois University football team will be sporting new home and road jerseys this season. The new threads are provided by NIU’s official outfitter, adidas, and feature black piping running up the sides of both the red and white jerseys and lead to a black accent stripe on the red uniform and a red...
Chicago, Ill – The energy industry is a powerful engine in the Illinois economy, directly or indirectly producing 150,000 jobs and creating $80 billion in economic output, according to a groundbreaking study released today by the Illinois Chamber Foundation. The study shows how important it is for Illinois to retain and attract well-paying energy jobs....
"Adam Kiel"
Northern Illinois University offensive lineman Adam Kiel is one of 112 student-athletes from across the country at all levels of college football under consideration for a place on the 2010 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. This year’s group of nominees is the most ever in the 19-year history of the award. The 22-member team honors...