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“I’m really interested in learning what I can do to get people connected with their representatives in Washington.”
NIU President John Peters meets Friday afternoon with Illinois Valley Community College officials and Ottawa Mayor Robert Eschbach (far right). The group is look at plans for IVCC’s new satellite campus." align="left" />NIU and Illinois Valley Community College will begin in the fall of 2011 to offer a bachelor’s degree completion program for registered nurses who live and work nearby.
Jeff Compher and Kathi Bennett
Kathi Bennett, a veteran collegiate head coach who has guided three programs to eight NCAA Tournaments and five conference championships while posting a career winning percentage of .628, has been named head women’s basketball coach at Northern Illinois University. Bennett becomes the ninth head coach in program history. “I am thrilled to welcome Kathi Bennett...
Award Certificate
Four members of NIU’s Operating Staff have been chosen to receive the Outstanding Service Award for 2010. The recipients are Marcia Dick, a senior library specialist in the Reference Department of the University Libraries; Jennifer Gregory, office support specialist in the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders; Lee Ann Henry, administrative assistant in University...
Ally Award Winners 2010
Northern Illinois University College of Law and the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) were recipients of the 2010 Ally Awards hosted by the Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center and the LGBT Studies Program. The Center kicked off LGBT Awareness Month with the annual Ally Awards...
Tina Grieco-Calub
Toddlers fitted with cochlear implants take more time, on average, to process spoken words in their vocabulary than their normal-hearing peers, according to a study led by a professor from NIU. Tina Grieco-Calub, who was a post-doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during the time of the 2006-2008 study, said that those time delays...
seismogram
The most popular people on campus last week had to be the geologists. After the Feb. 10 earthquake that startled thousands of people awake across the region, just about everyone – including the media – wanted the expert opinions of the NIU professors who study quakes and man the seismic center in Davis Hall. Geology...