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‘A focus on the whole child’

Health. Leadership. Maturity. Self-reflection. Adventure. Children everywhere need these and other building blocks to lead productive, successful lives – and faculty in NIU’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education are working to deliver those strong foundations. Research and engagement programs already making

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Parents: Stop the ‘summer slide’ at NIU’s creative, educational camps

Summer is just around the corner. Do you know where your kids will be burning daylight this year? At Northern Illinois University’s summer camps, your children can learn to write the great American novel, become the next Indiana Jones, sharpen their soccer

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NIU to boost secondary science, math education

NIU this semester is launching a new Center for Secondary Science and Mathematics Education, aimed at strengthening the university’s support of science and mathematics education throughout the region. The Illinois Board of Higher Education recently approved center status for a duration of

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Regional History Fair seeks volunteer judges

Volunteers are needed to judge student papers or projects for the 52nd annual Northern Illinois Regional History Fair, scheduled Saturday, March 1, 2014, on campus. Each year, students in middle school and high school write research papers, design websites, create exhibits and

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Secondary schoolers invited to campus to hear new ideas about climate change, environment

High school and middle school science teachers are invited Friday, Feb. 8, to attend the New Ideas in Science: Climate Change and the Environment conference at DeKalb’s Holmes Student Center. This year’s conference in the “New Ideas” series addresses the many ways

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