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Update: 12/22/16 – Please note, both events are now sold out. Wait-list names are being accepted if any additional tickets become available.  Don’t miss out on a chance to see “Hamilton: An American Musical” at the Private Bank Theatre in Chicago, on Tuesday, Sept. 5, or Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, from 2:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Buses will...
NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Women is accepting nominations for the 2017 NIU Outstanding Women Student Awards. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Dec.16th. This recognition program was created in 1980 and is held annually to encourage the full participation of women students in all facets of the university experience and in their communities,...
Christopher McCord, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been elected president-elect of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences during the group’s recent annual meeting in San Diego, CA. “We couldn’t be more delighted to welcome Dr. McCord to his new role with CCAS,” said Amber Elaine Cox, executive director....
What is the significance of ancient architecture and how might people have interacted with it in their daily lives? Sissel Schroeder, professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will explore the archaeological evidence of rare architectural features to identify whether there was a cosmological as well as mundane function...
On Saturday, Oct. 22, as a recording of Mozart played softly at his bedside, M. Ladd Thomas, 87, died peacefully at Oak Crest Retirement Center in DeKalb. The word spread among the Thai Studies community worldwide as NIU’s Thai Studies Group prepared for the 44th Council on Thai Studies (COTS) conference. As NIU’s first Thai...
Northern Illinois University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences selected 11 recipients for the 2016 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Awards. To date, the college has honored 126 alumni, faculty and staff. Dean Christopher McCord presented the 2016 awards on Friday, Oct. 21, during a dinner program in Altgeld Hall. Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Peter...
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Awards
Northern Illinois University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences selected 11 recipients for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Awards, which celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of outstanding individuals in each category. Following the college’s 50th anniversary in 2009, these awards were established as an annual event. Dean Christopher McCord presented the 2015 awards...
Arthur and Sue Doederlein
The legacy of two emeriti professors – and their affection for Northern Illinois University – will live on in the form of scholarships for students majoring in the humanities. Arthur and Sue Doederlein joined the faculty of NIU on their seventh wedding anniversary in 1969. That day in September marked the beginning of a passion...
“It was the best week I’ve ever had,” Oak Lawn High School junior Damian Samsonowicz said of the Northern Illinois University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’ 28th annual Speech Camp, which provided campers the chance to improve their speech talents while developing life skills that will strengthen them throughout their academic and professional careers. The six-day, residential...
Sean Farrell
Sean Farrell, an NIU associate professor of history, has been named to the Irish Education 100 for 2013. The Irish Education 100 gives tribute to those of Irish descent who have proven successful in education, especially at the university level. Farrell currently teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses on early modern and modern British and...
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