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NIU among U.S. best in innovation, economic development, finalist in national award program

Northern Illinois University is among the inaugural 16 institutions nationwide designated as an “Innovation and Economic Prosperity University” by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU). The designation, announced last week, acknowledges universities working with public and private sector partners in

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Gear up for STEMfest 2013!

STEMfest will wow spectators at the NIU Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. This annual festival introduces learners of all ages to cutting-edge technologies and intriguing science phenomena that will amaze students, parents and educators alike. The

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Green Lens Environmental Film Festival offers six-day celebration, awareness of Mother Earth

Celebrate Earth Week at the third annual Green Lens Environmental Film Festival, scheduled from Saturday, April 20, through Thursday, April 25. The festival offers film screenings, filmmaker talks, outdoor adventures, kids’ crafts, DIY presentations and a “Green Night Out” in downtown DeKalb

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