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Join the students involved in the College of Health and Human Sciences, along with Huskie mascot Mission, for a walk across campus to promote health awareness, 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, beginning at Wirtz Hall. The walk continues to the East Lagoon, ending with refreshments and a campfire. For more information, contact Sandi Splansky, [email protected]
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NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences and university mascot Mission will host a “Mission to Health Walk” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 28. Members of the college’s “Healthy Huskies” student group planned the event as a way to de-stress before final exams, which begin Saturday, May 2. The walk will begin in front of...
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At NIU, innovation is new knowledge put to new use. NIU’s Division of Research & Innovation Partnerships requests nominations to recognize NIU faculty, staff and students who have gone above and beyond in the area of innovation. This is the second year for the Innovation Certificate of Recognition Program, which acknowledges the contributions of individuals...
Veterans Day 2013
As Veterans Day approaches, Northern Illinois University alumna and Illinois State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit is reflecting on fellow veterans who sacrificed their lives for freedom and on her service in the Marine Corps. After graduating high school, Kifowit joined the Marines on an impulse and didn’t tell her family until after she had signed up....
Castle Challenge Football 2014
The last time NIU Media Services turned over the live production reins to local high school students – four from Sycamore and two from DeKalb – the Castle Challenge ball was round. Now it’s a prolate spheroid made of pigskin. Media Services Director Jay Orbik and his crew will take local teens under their wings...
Poster of NIU mascot Mission in front of library books
NIU’s mascot Mission visited Founders Memorial Library in July to pose for a READ poster, which is now hanging in the Leisure Reading Area on the third floor of the library. Mission found several interesting titles on the shelves and posed for photos in Regional History and University Archives. Come in to see Mission’s poster and...
Julia Spears and Maria Senf
Congratulations to the 2013-14 Huskie Research Rookies! To recap the work of the 39 undergraduate students, here are a few facts to showcase these hard-working students: This year’s Research Rookies represented 20 majors and five colleges. One hundred percent of the 2013-14 class of Research Rookies would recommend the program to a friend. Students from...
Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day
More than 300 NIU students are showcasing their ingenuity and artistry during the fifth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Join the conversation by using the following hashtag: #URADNIU. Then follow the day’s events on social media through the...
NIU President Doug D. Baker
NIU President Doug Baker invites the entire university community to join him in congratulating the newly named Board of Trustees Professors, Presidential Teaching Professors, Presidential Research Professor, Presidential Engagement Professor, and the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Instruction Award. A reception in their honor begins at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Altgeld Auditorium....
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There’s an old saying that a teacher's purpose is not to create students in her or his own image,
Kaitlin Brown, Heather Grobe and Amanda Ionta
Heather Grobe, who is studying early childhood education in NIU’s College of Education (COE), did not expect
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