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Many researchers find a way to combine their passion for science with love for their hobbies, but few get the chance as a 17-year-old college freshman. Count Sarah Stuebing among the fortunate. Thanks to NIU’s Research Rookies program, Stuebing spent her first year in college conducting an independent research project that tested her hypothesis that...
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NIU’s Community Dance School, sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and celebrating its 21st year of instruction, will begin its spring 13-week session Monday, Jan. 17. Classes meet weekly through May 6 and culminate with a dance concert. Instruction is offered for ages four through teen and adult. Classes include creative movement, pre-ballet, ballet, pre-pointe, pointe,...
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The FIT Program, part of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, is an exercise program for NIU employees, family members, retirees and residents of the surrounding community. The experienced staff can help participants begin the new year with scientifically based exercise programs. Free one-week trials of the FIT program are available anytime. Membership in FIT includes...
Northern Illinois women’s soccer seniors Mo Smunt and Annie Wyer added one more accolade to their already outstanding careers as Huskies when they were selected to the 2010 Academic All Mid-American Conference Team for their performance on the field and in the classroom, the league announced Wednesday. A 2010 All-MAC First Team Selection, Smunt is...
Near the end of his annual State of the University Address in 2009, NIU President John Peters caused his Altgeld Hall audience to erupt with several minutes of thunderous applause and cheers. All it took was the introduction of a man seated humbly in the front row – a man whom the president called “a...
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