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The Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce is holding a Presidential Panel at the NIU Hoffman Estates Conference Center on Thursday, May 4. Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the panel presentation will be from 8 – 9 a.m. The presidents from NIU, Elgin Community College and Harper College will discuss topics such as...
National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements
The National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) has welcomed NIU as an institutional participant. Leaders of the initiative are confident that SARA will boost administrative efficiency and lower the costs of obtaining authorization to provide postsecondary distance education in states that join. These benefits will result in increased access as institutions such as...
An NIU football player helps with the recovery in Fairdale.
The April 9 tornado that ripped through the towns of Fairdale and Rochelle passed less than a half-hour away from the Northern Illinois University campus. In the weeks following the devastation, it’s not surprising that members of the Huskie community have moved forward together to aid in the recovery effort. “NIU staff and students have...
The NIU team that creates http://illinoisreportcard.com/ is celebrating national recognition for the online, interactive Illinois report card as one of the best in the nation. Education Commission of the States announced Thursday that the Illinois Report Card was the “only one in the nation to make the top picks for both parents and researchers, who...
Cyber Security for the Small Business
In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, NIU Springboard is presenting a four-part webinar series for small business owners and managers. The sessions will help entrepreneurs understand the risks facing their systems and then show them how to use tools, policies and procedures to keep their data and systems safe. Sessions range in cost...
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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 their states and regions to support economic development through innovation and entrepreneurship, technology...
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 event is open to the public. Parking and admission are free. Hosted by...
Green Lens Environmental Film Festival logo
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 to help people of all ages have fun while learning about the environment....