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Cast members of “Gang Related”
Northern Illinois University graduate Mark Valadez began writing fiction in high school and knew that he wanted to become a writer. Now at 44, he is credited for writing the episode that airs at 8 p.m. (CST) Thursday on the new Fox show “Gang Related.” The series, which premiered May 22, is about Ryan Lopez,...
Top row: David Ballantine and J.D. Bowers Bottom row: Jeff Chown and William Pitney
Four candidates for the position of associate vice provost for University Honors at NIU will hold open forums Monday, May 13, and Tuesday, May 14. The finalists are David Ballentine, J.D. Bowers, Jeffrey Chown and William Pitney. NIU’s Honors Program provides an engaging educational experience for academically talented and committed students in all undergraduate colleges....
The former Finnish Majakka Hall is located at 1021 State St. in DeKalb.
A research report compiled and presented by an NIU sociology professor and her student research team to the Landmark Commission of DeKalb and the DeKalb City Council has prompted the granting of historic landmark status to the former Finnish Majakka Hall. The current occupant of the building at 1021 State St. is the non-profit organization,...
Jeffrey Chown
Board of Trustees Professor Jeffrey Chown, from the Department of Communication, has been selected as the recipient of NIU’s 2012 Outstanding International Educator Award. The announcement was made during Monday’s annual International Recognition Reception, one of many events on campus marking International Education Week (IEW). A worldwide authority on Irish films, Chown founded NIU’s Media and Culture...
A publicity photo from Emmanuel Laurent’s “Two in the Wave”
The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb will host the Tournées Film Festival, a showcase of contemporary European cinema, from Sunday, March 25, through Thursday, March 29. Organized by the Northern Illinois University Film Society, the event is supported by grants from the French Ministry of Cultural Affairs and the NIU College of Liberal Arts and...
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Northern Illinois University invites the public to an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the newly renovated and high-tech Fay-Cooper Cole Hall. Located in the heart of the NIU campus, the 1960s-era building has been transformed into a modern educational setting that university officials believe will be looked to as...
Northern Illinois University has named Jeffrey Chown, John Hartmann and Gerald Jensen as its 2011 Board of Trustees Professors — an honor that recognizes international prominence in research as well as excellence in all facets of teaching. Chown is a professor and documentary filmmaker in the Department of Communication. Hartmann is a professor in the...
Jeffrey Chown
Jeffrey Chown is a cast of characters: mentor, charismatic teacher, scholarly film critic, NIU ambassador, documentary filmmaker and tireless colleague. He also stars in the role of Genuinely Nice Guy. A professor in the Department of Communication, Chown helped develop and champion its Media Studies program, which prepares students for TV, film and video-production work....