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Tag: College of Liberal Arts and Science External Programming
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Judges are needed for the Region V IJAS Science Fair, which takes place Saturday, March 23, in the Holmes Student Center. Science fair judges play a crucial role in an event that encourages the study of science among junior high and high school students, who participate in the fair by writing research papers and creating...
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High school and middle school science teachers are invited Friday, Feb. 8, to attend the New Ideas in Science: Climate Change and the Environment conference at DeKalb’s Holmes Student Center. This year’s conference in the “New Ideas” series addresses the many ways in which climate change affects various aspects of our world. Not only will...
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The NIU Fall ACT Test Preparation Program promotes individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students a chance to best prepare themselves for the ACT test. Registration is now open. NIU’s program covers English, math, reading and science reasoning. Cost is $250 ($275 after Monday, Sept. 10) which includes instruction, book, CD-ROM and...
Mary Todd Lincoln
In 1875, Robert Todd Lincoln, the only surviving son of Abraham Lincoln, petitioned to have his mother institutionalized for insanity. Mary Lincoln had no knowledge of her son’s intentions until Chicago police officers showed up outside of her hotel to escort her to the courthouse. For three hours, 17 witnesses testified to Mary Lincoln’s erratic behavior...
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NIU is looking for dedicated and motivated students interested in having fun this summer and learning about global leadership and philanthropy. A new opportunity this year – the Global Leadership and Philanthropy Camp – will provide a quality college learning experience to a select group of students. Scheduled from Sunday, July 15, through Friday, July 20,...
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Whether your child wants to be a saxophonist, a scientist or soccer star, NIU has something for every young learner. This summer, NIU is offering more summer camps than ever before to help kids learn new things and explore exciting career paths. Day camps and residential camps are available from June to August for students...
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