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Tag: Graduate Studies
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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...
Bradley G. Bond
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...
Lisa Freeman
Lisa C. Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, is inviting nominations and applications for next year’s Presidential Research Professorships. Presidential Research Professorships are awards in recognition of outstanding accomplishment and future potential in academic research, scholarship or artistry. Faculty can be nominated by any current or retired NIU faculty member from any department; ...
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Health care has been identified as one of the fastest growing fields in the job market. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care and social assistance careers have the largest projected wage and salary employment growth for the next 10 years. Not everyone knows what health career paths are available or how more...
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NIU’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program once again received top marks in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings of graduate schools. The MPA program was ranked fifth in the nation in the specialty field of city management and urban policy and 12th in the field of public finance and budgeting. Those rankings...
Anne Hanley
Northern Illinois University’s Ph.D. program in history has earned a prestigious Top 100 designation by U.S. News & World Report, ranking 92 among the nation’s history programs. “Doctoral students must have a master’s degree to be admitted to our program, so they arrive with solid skills in analytical reading and writing,” said Anne Hanley, associate...
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The Division of Research and Graduate Studies invites faculty, staff and students to join in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of NIU’s graduate students. The reception is being held Tuesday, April 24, 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...
Michael Barnes
Printmakers in the NIU School of Art are celebrating a new U.S. News & World Report ranking that places their program in the nation’s top 20. NIU, tied with Syracuse University at No. 19, is one of only two schools on that prestigious honor roll that is neither a private art school nor a flagship...
Story Musgrave, a recipient of NASA’s Distinguished Service Medal and a member of the Astronaut Hall of Fame at Kennedy Space Center, is the keynote speaker at the annual conference of the NIU Graduate Student Research Association. The conference takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 31, in the Holmes Student Center....
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Northern Illinois University’s oldest college was honored this week for its excellence in harnessing cutting-edge technology to educate the next generation of teachers and school administrators. U.S News and World Report announced Tuesday that the NIU College of Education had earned a place on its Honor Roll for Online Graduate Education Programs. Only 14 programs in...
The NIU Graduate and Professional School Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Representatives from more than 50 graduate and professional programs throughout the United States will be available to provide information and materials regarding their specific programs. This event...
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