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NIU will confer an honorary doctorate degree to Marcia Grant, an exceptional professor who has mentored over 200 nurse scientists and has received over $35 million in external grant funding. A Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the division of Nursing Research and Education at City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California, will receive her distinction...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Layli Miller-Muro
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...
NIU President Doug Baker and Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand
NIU awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree on Wednesday to Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand, who addressed an audience of about 300 people during the ceremony. “As I travel to many countries, I think we should share our experiences and learn from one another,” Her Royal Highness said. “I appreciate...
While NIU has been coordinating logistics and protocol with the Royal Thai Embassy for the Wednesday, Sept. 18, visit by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, art historian Catherine Raymond has been curating an exhibition of Tai art and artifacts from three NIU collections in honor of the occasion. The exhibition, “Tai Cultures at...
Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
Northern Illinois University is gearing up for a historic visit from Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand, who will be honored for her many good works in science and education and on humanitarian fronts. Her Royal Highness will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree during a special ceremony at...
Known for her work in education and humanitarian efforts, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand is scheduled to visit NIU in September, when she will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
NIU will welcome royalty to campus this fall. Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand is scheduled to visit the university Wednesday, Sept. 18, when she will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree during a special ceremony at Altgeld Hall. “Her scheduled visit brings great honor to NIU,” says Deborah...
NIU Law Dean Jennifer Rosato (left) and Cherilyn Murer (’78), chair of the NIU Board of Trustees, present Gov. James Thompson with an honorary Doctorate of Law degree during NIU Law’s commencement ceremony. Thompson also was featured as the commencement speaker.
The NIU College of Law conferred 116 graduates with juris doctorate degrees Saturday, May 25, at its commencement exercises at the Convocation Center. Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson gave the commencement address and received an honorary degree from the law school for his distinguished record of achievement in law and public service. During his address, Thompson...
James R. Thompson
The Northern Illinois University College of Law will present former Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson with an Honorary Doctorate of Law during its Saturday, May 25, commencement ceremony, where he will also be featured as the commencement speaker. The ceremony begins at 2 p.m. in the NIU Convocation Center. The criteria to receive an honorary...
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