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Tag: Engagement and Regional Development
NIU alumna Pettee Guerrero is passionate about helping workers stay safe and healthy on the job. “We rely on workers to provide so much to our communities, to make possible the industries that fuel our economy in northern Illinois,” she says. “The workers are someone’s mother, father, child, husband or wife. They are all important...
NIU’s STEM Read is taking advantage of a new partnership with WNIJ, northern Illinois’s public radio station, to share staff and faculty expertise through a new platform: the STEM Read podcast. The podcast, which debuted on Friday, Oct. 13, allows NIU faculty and staff to reach a wider audience of K-12 educators and librarians, as...
Finding new ways to prevent and treat disease. Improving incubators for premature babies. Inventing a new type of solar cell. These are just a few of the exciting innovations of NIU faculty and staff who were honored recently during the Research and Innovation Partnerships Recognition Ceremony on campus. “We are pleased to highlight the incredible...
An NIU Honors student uses the library computer.
The divisions of Academic Affairs, and Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development are combining resources to coordinate the university’s online course and program development, as well as to support student success in online-delivered programming. Meryl Sussman, recently appointed Assistant Vice President for Outreach Adult and Non-Credit Programming, will establish a new office which will draw on...