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Educators’ Job Fair registration still open

Pre-registration for this spring’s NIU Educators’ Job Fair is still open. NIU students and alumni are encouraged to pre-register early. Instructions on how to pre-register are available online. The fair takes place Monday, Feb. 24, at the NIU Convocation Center. Qualified candidates

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Casey LaBarbera

Ace! Women’s golfer Casey LaBarbera named Academic All-MAC, two teammates honored

Northern Illinois University’s Casey LaBarbera was named to the 2013 Women’s Golf Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, the league announced Friday. Taylor Ellett (Hampshire, Ill./Hampshire) and Allie Parthie (Marinette, Wis./Marinette) received Honorable Mention accolades. “It’s good for all three of them to be

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Paul Kelter and Jon Miller

Professors from two colleges win grant to help educators adapt to Common Core Standards

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) awarded a $140,000 yearly grant to Paul Kelter, professor of Elementary Education in the Department of Literacy Education, and Jon Miller, professor of Biology in the Department of Biological Sciences. Grant funds will support the

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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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