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The Division of Research and Graduate Studies will celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of NIU’s graduate students at 3 p.m. today in the Altgeld Hall Auditorium. The awards presentation beings at 3:30 p.m. Awards being given out today include: Outstanding Graduate Student Award Carter G. Woodson Fellowship Jeffrey T. Lunsford Fellowship Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in...
SPRINGFIELD–Northern Illinois University President John G. Peters and other NIU administrators traveled to Springfield to provide testimony to the House of Representatives Higher Education Appropriations Committee Thursday morning. Peters presented NIU’s FY2014 budget request to the 23-person committee chaired by Kenneth Dunkin, noting the many accomplishments of NIU during the past year while testifying to...
Shannon McCarragher
The Society of Woman Geographers has selected Shannon McCarragher, a Ph.D. student in geography at Northern Illinois University, as a Pruitt National Fellow. The international society encourages geographical research and supports fellowship programs that provide aid to outstanding women graduate students in geography and its allied fields. McCarragher’s fellowship will provide her with $11,000 in...
Emily Prieto
Latino Resource Center Director Emily Prieto will host “Avanzadno Juntos” from 5 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, when she will discuss the importance of Latino students pursuing advanced degrees. Translated to English, “Avanzando Juntos” means “Advancing Together.” The event will support, empower and encourage the Latino population on campus to persevere beyond bachelor’s degrees....
Cathy Doederlein
Cathy Doederlein, internship coordinator for the humanities in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, spent a lot of time on campus growing up: “I definitely consider myself a kid of the university,” she says. Both of her parents, Sue and Arthur Doederlein, came to the area in 1969. Since then, the Doederlein name has...
Samantha Brunell
NIU’s Center for Governmental Studies recently added a new service to its portfolio of offerings for local governments and businesses: popular news aggregator LocalGovNews. Center staff now are busy making plans to expand the service’s reach and scope. “Our mission is to build the capacity of local government, and there is no better way to...
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Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, will host its 10th annual Graduate Student Presentation Contest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in Room 201 of La Tourette Hall. This contest occurs during the spring semester prior to the Sigma Xi annual meeting. Students are required to give 15-minute PowerPoint presentations about their research...
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NIU’s Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center is seeking nominations for the 2013 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 at...
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Online registration for the fifth annual Graduate Student Research & Artistry Conference is now open. This year’s event will take place from8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in the Holmes Student Center. The conference is part of NIU’s two-week long celebration of excellence on campus. Currently enrolled NIU graduate students are encouraged to showcase their...
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Interested in graduate school? It is not too late to sign up NIU’s Graduate School Prep Seminar. The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Yordon Center. Students have the unique privilege to interact with, and receive advice and resources from, a variety of NIU’s colleges and departments. Students can meet with faculty...
The ENAE Business School in Murcia, Spain
Business moves faster and blurs borders now more than at any time in history. To keep pace, companies are looking for employees who bring a unique set of skills to the workplace, one that Northern Illinois University College of Business Fast-Track MBA programs are designed to provide. The program provides students with the full MBA...
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