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As many millennial generation college students prepare to finish their fall 2015 semester, those who are graduating will soon begin another chapter in their lives.
U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, chats Thursday with members of NIU’s highly successful Supermileage Team.
Congressman Adam Kinzinger visited the NIU campus Thursday morning to meet member of the NIU Supermilage Team, see their work and present them with a copy of his congratulatory statement read into Congressional Record. Kinzinger, a Republican from Channahon, praised the team’s success at the 36th annual SAE Supermileage Competition in Marshall, Mich. “Over the...
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NIU students will have the opportunity to test their political acumen on Capitol Hill this summer as part of NIU’s Washington D.C. Congressional Internship program. Four students were selected as interns for Illinois representatives in their D.C. congressional offices, and will live, learn and work in the nation’s capital. Kiranjit Gill, a senior majoring in...
Torres visits the World War II Memorial in 2012.
Maria Torres, the first student to graduate from NIU’s Community Leadership and Civic Engagement major, attended Tuesday’s State of the Union address as the guest of U.S. Rep. Bill Foster. Torres, who graduated in December 2012, moved from Mexico to suburban Carpentersville at age 15 as an undocumented youth. Currently ineligible for citizenship, but granted...
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NIU students are invited to apply for the university’s annual congressional internship program in Washington, D.C. The highly competitive program, open to all majors, will provide four students with the opportunity to live, learn and work in the heart of the nation’s capital. The program runs from late May through early August 2014. Each student...