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STEM Saturday!
Responding to requests from suburban parents, STEM Outreach is offering the popular STEM Saturday classes at both NIU’s DeKalb and Naperville campuses. Parents have joined the STEM Outreach staff in looking for ways to get K-12 students excited about science, technology, engineering, and math. “Our DeKalb-based classes tend to sell out overnight, and we are...
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NIU will host “Interdisciplinarity: How Can This Approach Help Resolve the Most Complex Health Care Issues of Our Time?” from 8:30 to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at NIU-Naperville. This groundbreaking workshop is being jointly designed and implemented by the NIU colleges of Business, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences and Law to...
Mark Stencel, National Public Radio’s managing editor for digital news, will discuss “Media Coverage and Presidential Elections” beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Northern Illinois University’s Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. Stencel is responsible for overseeing the journalism on NPR’s website and other digital platforms. Since Stencel joined NPR in 2009, the network...
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For those with college in their future, Northern Illinois University will host an undergraduate admissions information session at the NIU Naperville Education and Conference Center from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. Kimberley Buster-Williams, director of admissions at NIU, says this is a tremendous opportunity for students considering enrolling in a quality, major comprehensive...
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The NIU Alumni Association invites all alumni, staff and students to expand their business network at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, during Speed Networking Night. Held at NIU-Naperville, the event will allow attendees to meet dozens of alumni who live in Chicagoland. Tickets are $15 for non-dues-paying members, faculty, staff and current students. Cardinal &...
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NIU will host the 10th annual SLATE Conference Thursday, Oct. 11, and Friday, Oct. 12, at NIU-Naperville. Over the past nine years, more than 2,500 people representing almost 120 unique institutions from the Midwest, across the country and around the world have attended the SLATE Conference. This conference invites all faculty, teaching staff, system administrators,...
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Northern Illinois University will host seven financial literacy and money management events at its Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Rockford and main DeKalb campuses during the Federal Reserve Bank’s Money Smart Week. The week is scheduled from Saturday, April 21, through Saturday, April 28. “Money Smart Week is an excellent opportunity to provide free and valuable information...
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Don’t roll up the red carpet; awards season isn’t over yet. In its Spring 2012 issue, Illinois Meetings + Events magazine has named NIU-Hoffman Estates the best conference venue in Illinois. The Best of 2011 winners were chosen by the magazine’s readers in a Reader’s Choice Awards poll. In 2011, NIU-Hoffman Estates hosted 334 meetings...
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NIU’s Civic Leadership Academy will present a workshop Tuesday, March 13, on “Leadership Lessons: Trying Times Demand Sound Leadership.” The presenter is Craig Rapp, president of Craig Rapp, LLC and senior associate at the NIU Center for Governmental Studies. The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at NIU-Naperville, 1120 East Diehl Road...
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Debits, credits, revenues and expenses – it must be budget season again. NIU’s Civic Leadership Academy will host a workshop Thursday, Feb. 16, titled “Understanding Your Government’s Finances and Financial Position.” The workshop is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at NIU-Naperville, 1120 East Diehl Road in Naperville. Presenter Brian Caputo, director of finance for...
Lindsey Pollak
Everyone is talking about LinkedIn these days, but how exactly do you use the world’s largest professional social network in your job search and career management? Lindsey Pollak, an official spokesperson for LinkedIn, will tell you everything you always wanted to know. Pollak is the featured speaker at the NIU Alumni Association‘s annual Career Resources...
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NIU’s Civic Leadership Academy will offer two workshops in December. “The Freedom of Information Act and What It Means for Your Organization” is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 6. “The Open Meetings Act and Roles of Public Officials” takes place Tuesday, Dec. 13. Both are half-day workshops held from 9 a.m. to noon. Each workshop will...
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