Photo of shovels at a groundbreaking

Groundbreaking ceremony for Stevens Building planned Sept. 22

NIU officials and partners will dig shovels into dirt at 11:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, to commence construction of the new Stevens Building. The groundbreaking ceremony continues the long-awaited process to turn one of NIU’s most-dilapidated buildings into a modern learning and

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Political science professor emeritus Ladd Thomas, left, one of the founders of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies in 1963, with art historian and professor emeritus Richard Cooler, founder of NIU’s Center for Burma Studies.

Ambassador visit, keynote lecture, gala dinner, cultural performances cap CSEAS anniversary

The new Thai ambassador to the United States, who happened to be in Chicago on Saturday, March 2, honored NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), by being among the center’s distinguished guests at its 50th anniversary gala dinner in Altgeld Hall

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announces winners of annual alumni, faculty, staff awards

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has selected 11 recipients for the 2012 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Awards, which celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of outstanding individuals in each category. After the college’s 50th anniversary in 2009, these awards became

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NIU wins grant to promote career success for female faculty in sciences, engineering

The national press daily carries articles about how few women in the United States choose careers in science, engineering or math. Educators worry about how to keep girls and young women from dropping out of these fields. But what is it like to be

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