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Eboo Patel
NIU will award an honorary doctoral degree Friday, May 13, to interfaith activist Eboo Patel, president of the Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Core. Patel will earn his honorary doctorate during the NIU Graduate School commencement ceremony scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the NIU Convocation Center. A Rhodes Scholar who earned a doctorate in the sociology of...
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The Thesis and Dissertation Office of the NIU Graduate School is sponsoring an informal monthly gathering specifically for thesis and dissertation writers. “Write Place, Write Time” is simply scheduled writing time that provides structure and accountability for graduate students who often struggle to “find time to write.” The group meets from 6 to 9 p.m....
The Graduate School invites faculty, staff and students to join in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of NIU’s graduate students. A reception will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 19,in the Altgeld Hall auditorium. Presentation of awards will begin at 3:30 p.m. For more information, call (815) 753-9403 or email [email protected] Recipients of the following...
NIU graduate students
NIU’s Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center is seeking nominations for the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards. These awards acknowledge outstanding graduate teaching assistants for their contributions to the teaching mission of NIU. Each recipient of the award will be presented with a plaque and recognized at the Graduate Students Reception sponsored by the...
Graduate School commencement
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host a graduate school prep seminar and GRE workshops this spring. The Graduate School Prep Seminar, scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, provides valuable information to those people who are preparing for, or exploring the option of going to, graduate school. Topics...
Creating new knowledge about the subatomic world. Shedding light on how stress alters the response to stimulants. Discovering evidence that cities can spawn thunderstorms. Revealing the risks of traffic-generated air pollution. Faculty at any university would be proud of creating such diverse and impactful research. Amazingly, however, this is the work of NIU students in...
Roy Norton
Roy Norton, Chicago-based Consul General of Canada, will speak at Northern Illinois University at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in Room 227 of Barsema Hall in conjunction with International Education Week. For students entering careers in a global economy, an understanding of international trade and the relationship between the United States and Canada might be...
NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic
Students looking for a doctoral program that meets 21st century needs for learning and health care will find that and more in NIU’s inaugural health sciences Ph.D. program. “At NIU, we wanted to have a doctoral program that made sense based on what we know about research degrees today,” said Beverly Henry, associate dean for...
An NIU student studying in Swen Parson Hall
Northern Illinois University is hosting its seventh annual Graduate and Professional School (GPS) Fair on Tuesday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. The fair is free to all and is intended to help students and community members get a head start on their...
NIU graduate students
Interested in Graduate School? Sign up for NIU’s Graduate School Prep Seminar, which begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, in the Yordon Center. The seminar will cover information such as creating a profile, the application process, the GRE and other tests and finding the right graduate school. Students will have the privilege of receiving...
Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer and NIU President Doug Baker
Bradley Bond, dean of the Graduate School and associate vice president for Graduate Studies at NIU, has issued the annual call for nominations for honorary doctoral degrees to be awarded from Northern Illinois University. Awarding an honorary degree is an opportunity for NIU to recognize someone especially outstanding in a field of interest to the...
An NIU student studying in Swen Parson Hall
It’s never too early to start thinking about an advanced degree. Representatives of more than 90 programs from all over the United States will attend NIU’s Graduate & Professional School Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. Students who attend – sophomores, juniors and seniors are especially encouraged to stop by –...
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