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University Honors kicked off the year with its annual Welcome Back Barbeque, with guest of honor President Doug Baker in attendance. Baker shared his six priorities with attendees and encouraged students to take advantage of the many opportunities and initiatives at NIU. More than 200 University Honors students were in attendance and enjoyed from a...
Mason and Lori Bross
Mason Bross, an incoming freshman and computer science major, is the first recipient of the new Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) Dependent Scholarship. The son of Lori Bross, who works for the NIU Department of Biological Sciences as the core microscopy facility manager, will receive $1,000 for the 2013-14 academic year. A 2013 graduate of Sycamore...
Affordability and convenient location were not the primary reasons that freshman physics major Gabriela Arriaga chose NIU. It was the opportunity to be involved in research as a freshman through NIU’s Research Rookies program that provided the deciding factor. “The best part about being involved with Research Rookies is being able to get hands-on experience...
All freshman and new transfer students are encouraged to participate in the final MAP-Works survey for the 2012-2013 academic year. The survey is available now through Monday, Feb. 25, and is accessible through students’ NIU e-mail accounts or by visiting the Office of Student Academic Success website. For students looking to maintain or improve their first semester grades, MAP-Works might...
Northern Illinois forward Claire Jakubicek (Cary, Ill./Cary-Grove) was named Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year, the league announced Tuesday. Voted on by the league’s coaches and media, Jakubicek is just the second Huskie to garner the accolade from the MAC after Joi Scott accomplished the feat for the 2002-03 campaign. Overall, Jakubicek is the fourth...