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Kurt Thurmaier
NIU’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program once again received top marks in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate schools. The MPA program was ranked sixth in the nation in the specialty field of city management and urban policy and tied for 14th in the nation with Harvard in the field...
John Sall
NIU will confer an honorary doctoral degree this spring to John Sall, executive vice president of the SAS Institute and head of its JMP business division. Sall will receive his honorary doctorate during the Graduate School commencement ceremony, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, in the NIU Convocation Center. A native of Rockford who...
Steven Kreitzer is joined by his nominator, Anna Stevens, who formerly worked with students in NIU Military Student Services.
The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) today honored Steven Kreitzer, a May graduate of NIU and veteran of the U.S. Army, at its June 2012 “Veteran of the Month.” “Steven Kreitzer is an exceptional veteran who continues to devote his time, energy and creativity to serving fellow veterans and their families,” said IDVA Director...
Khan Mohabbat
The U.S. stock market took a beating Thursday, and investors’ jitters have some justification — but perhaps only in the short term, according to Khan Mohabbat, a professor of economics at Northern Illinois University. “Investors certainly are worried a great deal about where to put their money right now,” Mohabbat says. Among the key reasons...
Photo of a 'money plant'
If you had a time machine, you might go back and make smarter decisions to improve your financial future. We’re not talking about picking winning lottery numbers or inventing Facebook before Mark Zuckerberg, but about everyday decisions that would safeguard you against recession — spending responsibly, understanding the stock market, avoiding credit traps and foreclosures....
Kate Green
Northern Illinois University senior honors student Kate Green comes from a family of overachievers—and she seems destined to follow in those same footsteps. Green’s mom and dad are both Ph.D.-trained chemists and NIU alums. Her grandfather, retired Political Science Professor James Banovetz, is an NIU legend, credited with founding the university’s nationally ranked graduate program in public...