Students and their families can pose like NIU Huskie football fans during Admitted Student Days.

NIU hosts record Admitted Student Day crowd

While the NIU campus buzzes with the activity of helping students learn today so they can lead tomorrow,  many faculty and staff are busy preparing for the fall 2013 incoming class. On Saturday, Feb. 2, the university’s largest-ever Admitted Student Day welcomed

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Amy Levin

Road to Burma: Levin’s first Fulbright to focus on teaching U.S. literature of last three decades

Amy K. Levin is no stranger to “firsts.” Among her many credits are “Africanism and Authenticity in African-American Women’s Novels,” one of the first texts to study African influences in novels by African-American women. She also edited and wrote parts of “Gender,

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Students Lane Parsons (left) and Nick Fox rehearse School of Music professor Gregory Beyer’s composition “Five Ponds” on antique bronze drums from Burma.

International Burma Studies Conference brings dozens of scholars, music to NIU this weekend

The magical tones of antique bronze drums from Burma will resound this week at NIU during the 10th International Burma Studies Conference, which runs Friday through Sunday at the Holmes Student Center. A record number of attendees – nearly 140 from around the

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NIU Museum Studies Program continues to win accolades from Illinois Association of Museums

NIU’s Interdisciplinary Certificate of Graduate Study in Museum Studies continues to receive critical acclaim from the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM). The Jack Olson Gallery earned an IAM Superior Achievement Award in the exhibitions category for “Inked: Tattoo Imagery in Contemporary Art.”

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Mary Todd Lincoln

‘Travel with a Professor’ series to host historian of Mary Todd Lincoln, trip to Chicago ‘retrial’

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

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Matt Cardwell (left) and Frank Naeymi-Rad, CEO and chairman of the board at IMO.

Applications Involvement Component equals more success for Ph.D. students in math at NIU

Most Ph.D. students in math never think about working for a major corporation or federal agency as part of their program. Doctoral students normally worry about qualifying exams, writing their dissertations and obtaining careers in academia. At NIU, however, students are involved

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