Adam Lopez

Mexican-American student Adam Lopez voices advocacy for adding social justice to education

Adam Lopez, a Mexican-American student at NIU and a Golden Apple Scholar, is an advocate for attaining awareness about one’s history. That includes one’s familial and cultural roots: People who gain a greater understanding of themselves can better “come together and create

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College of Education Dean La Vonne I. Neal

College of Education alums to lead discussion March 21 on women’s education, empowerment

Three alumnae of the NIU College of Education will lead a panel discussion Wednesday, March 21, on “Women’s Education, Women’s Empowerment.” Presented in partnership with the NIU Alumni Association, the College of Education Community Learning Series event begins at 5 p.m. reception

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NIU volleyball team celebrates

Huskie volleyball team sets NIU record as five players garner Academic All-MAC recognition

A Northern Illinois volleyball-record five Huskies received Academic All-Mid-American Conference recognition, the league announced Thursday. Seniors Kristin Hoffman (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) and Allison McGlaughlin (Morton, Ill./Morton) and sophomore Lauren Wicinski (Geneva, Ill./Geneva) made the 18-person Academic All-MAC Team. Junior Mary Kurisch (La Crosse,

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Gloria Ladson-Billings

UW-Madison professor will examine ‘fallacies’ of achievement gap during Oct. 20 talk at NIU

Gloria Ladson-Billings, chair of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will speak Thursday, Oct. 20, at NIU on “Pushing Past the Achievement Gap.” Despite the intense focus on the achievement disparities between African-American and Latino students and

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District 428-NIU partnership continues to offer shared source of pride as new high school opens

When the new DeKalb High School first opens its doors to students Tuesday, Sept. 6, every member of the Barb family will see what District 428 Board of Education President Tom Matya already sees. “What a wonderful asset this (District 428-NIU) partnership

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