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On Thursday, Aug. 30, Acting President Lisa C. Freeman will participate in an open forum from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Altgeld Auditorium, where she will share her vision for the future. Time will be set aside for questions and answers. The session will be streamed live at https://connect.niu.edu/presidentialforum/, as well as recorded and...
More than 80 years after NIU first opened as the Northern Illinois State Normal School in 1899, faculty in Physical Education began to embrace a new way of thinking. “Our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KNPE), and our peers across the country have their origins as Physical Education (PE) departments. All students would have...
Scholars from NIU and Macedonia will convene Thursday, April 19, in DeKalb to discuss local, national and international approaches to peace and transcultural communication. “Global Problems and Community Praxis” is the second annual conference – but the first in the United States – organized on that topic by the Center for Peace and Transcultural Communication,...
Senator Dick Durbin sat down Tuesday with leaders from DREAM Action NIU to update them on efforts to protect DACA recipients. While the information was complex, his message was simple: Don’t give up. In a 30-minute session at Altgeld Hall, the Illinois Senator, who was the main architect of the Dream Act, met with DREAM...
NIU will confer an honorary doctorate degree this fall to Vullnet Ameti, a man who demonstrated his belief in education as a human right by helping to establish the only Albanian university in Macedonia. The rector of the University of Tetovo (UT) will receive his distinction during the Graduate School commencement, scheduled for 2 p.m....
More members of the NIU community came together than ever before to show their support for NIU students during the NIU Foundation’s most recent Giving Tuesday campaign. More than 300 donors participated, with annual gifts totaling nearly $95,000. “We’ve seen steady growth with our Giving Tuesday campaign,” said Michael Adzovic, director of the Northern Fund. “This...
Less than two years after its launch, the Engineering Our Future fundraising campaign to support Northern Illinois University engineering programs on the campus of Rock Valley College (RVC) closed in festive fashion on Thursday, Nov. 9, having exceeded its goal by $1.5 million for a total of $7.5 million. Academic, business and community leaders gathered...
Northern Illinois University’s Giving Tuesday campaign will get a big boost from NIU Acting President Lisa Freeman and her husband, Dr. Doug Rose. The two have chosen that day, Nov. 28, to make the $25,000 gift that Freeman pledged during her State of the University speech in September. The unrestricted gift to the NIU Foundation...