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"Keith Robinson"
Keith Robinson, director of leadership development, explains that companies need to view performance management in a new way, by thinking about employees as assets not as expenses. In doing so, Robinson suggests companies can build their business and generate long term returns. In the June 2010 SmartBusiness article, Robinson explains the benefits, tools and ways...
"John E. La Tourette
Northern Illinois University paid tribute to its 10th president in a ceremony today celebrating the naming of a key building on campus in his honor. The former Faraday Hall West is now known as John E. La Tourette Hall. Located in the heart of campus, the building houses state-of-the-art physics and chemistry laboratories, lecture halls,...
"NIU First-Year residence Hall"
The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees today approved a long-term ground lease with the Collegiate Housing Foundation (CHF). The vote moves the university one step closer to the development of its first new undergraduate residence hall in more than four decades. “The wants and needs of students have changed dramatically since we opened our...
Denise Schoenbachler
The NIU Board of Trustees today approved a new fast-track MBA program that will allow students to earn not only a master’s of business administration from NIU, but also a master’s degree in international management from the University Montesquieu Bordeaux IV, School of Management, in France – all within 12 months. The program will be...
"Robert Gleeson"
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...
NIU School of Music alumna Nicole Mitchell was awarded the honor “Flutist of the Year” on June 14 by the Jazz Journalists Association. Nicole also received this award in 2008. Nicole serves as President of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) in Chicago, and is a noted composer and band leader as...
Northern Illinois track and field thrower Cora Caulfield was named to the 2010 Academic All-Mid American Conference Women’s Track and Field team for her performances both academically and athletically, as announced by the league office. “Cora is one of the defining seniors on the NIU track and field team,” head NIU track and field coach...
The NIU Supermileage Team recently took third place at the SAE International Supermileage event. Their vehicle got 1,265 miles per gallon of gasoline.
A team of four Northern Illinois University engineering students designed and built a vehicle that took third place overall at the Society of Automotive Engineers International Supermileage Competition, squeezing 1,265 miles from a single gallon of gasoline. The competition, held June 10-11 in Marshall, Mich., featured more than 30 teams from across North America and...
NIU Huskie football team huddles up
Northern Illinois’ football games versus Temple on Oct. 9 at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb and at Western Michigan on Oct. 30 in Kalamazoo will be part of the Mid-American Conference syndicated ESPN Plus television package and kickoff at 11 a.m. (Central), the MAC office announced Tuesday as the league released its complete 2010 television schedule....
nutcracker
Recently announcing its two series schedules of thirteen theatrical productions, the Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance made it clear that they are going to have some fun this upcoming season. Beginning this fall, comedies and classics are the featured genres of the 2010-2011 Mainstage Season. The comedic productions will include David Ives’...
smokey
Hot months turn into cool experiences when young students take advantage of Northern Illinois University’s multitude of summer camp opportunities. Think you’re the next Spielberg? Try film camp. Prefer pen and notebook? NIU offers camps in creative writing and journalism. Want to tread the boards or act in movies? NIU has theatre arts camps, both...
Northern Illinois University sponsors a unique Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program. It encourages faculty to engage undergraduates in one-to-one mentorships focused on faculty research, thus providing students with opportunities to work as collaborators in the search for new knowledge. NIU undergraduates who have conducted research under the watchful eyes of their professors had a chance to show off that...