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The Thesis and Dissertation Office of the NIU Graduate School has moved to Adams Hall 104. Thesis Office staff offer assistance to graduate students at all stages of the thesis and dissertation process during walk-in hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The new ground-floor suite includes space in Adams Hall 103...
Nigel Lockyer
NIU will award an honorary doctoral degree Friday, May 8, to acclaimed physicist Nigel Lockyer, director of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Lockyer will earn his honorary doctorate during the NIU Graduate School commencement ceremony scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the NIU Convocation Center. “Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics research,” said NIU President Doug...
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Have questions about preparing for graduate school? Trying to decide whether to work or earn another degree after graduation? From noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 23, the PROMISE Scholars Program will host “Preparing for Graduate School Workshop.” Marilyn Lorch, engaged learning coordinator for the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning, is the presenter....
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The Graduate School invites faculty, staff and students to join in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of NIU’s graduate students. The event is being held Tuesday, April 21, in the Altgeld Hall auditorium. A reception begins at 3 p.m., followed by an awards presentation at 3:30 p.m. Recipients of the following awards for 2014-15 will be...
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NIU’s Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center is seeking nominations for the 2015 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...
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The Northern Illinois University College of Education is upholding its nationally celebrated tradition of excellence in online graduate programs, according to new rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. Honored among the nation’s Top 4 for the third consecutive year, NIU is one of only three schools to have scored 90 or more...
Frances Whitehead
NIU will bestow an honorary doctoral degree this winter to Frances Whitehead, a civic practice artist and professor of sculpture and architecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Whitehead will earn her honorary doctorate during the Graduate School commencement ceremony, scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the NIU Convocation Center....
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Thanks to a dramatic influx of student interest in the Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning’s GRE Basics Workshop, an additional session is scheduled from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in Altgeld 125. The workshop demystifies the GRE and gives student basic information regarding the test format. The workshop costs $20. As...
John Sall
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...
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Please join the Graduate School for a retirement celebration in honor of: Susan Minas (31 years); Diane Johns (27 years); Fred Pugh (20 years); and Evelyn Simpson (nine years). The reception will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, May 12, in the HSC Sky Room. Remarks at 2:30 p.m.. For more information email [email protected]
John Sall
NIU will confer an honorary doctoral degree this spring to John Sall, executive vice president of the SAS Institute and head of its JMP business division. Sall will receive his honorary doctorate during the Graduate School commencement ceremony, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, in the NIU Convocation Center. A native of Rockford who...
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The NIU Honors Program and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming are sponsoring new Test Prep Overview sessions for students interested in taking the LSAT, GRE or GMAT. The overview sessions are one-day informational sessions that will review the sections of each exam. The test prep overviews are designed for undergraduate students...
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