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DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. focuses on broadband technology at luncheon

John Lewis, senior research scholar at NIU’s Regional Development Institute, moderated a panel of experts in the fiber optics industry May 30 at the DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. Broadband and Economic Development Technology Focus Luncheon. About 150 attendees learned about the

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NIU extends broadband initiatives

Northern Illinois University has furthered its commitment to enhancing broadband opportunities for under-served Illinois residents by acting as a third-party evaluation consultant for a federally funded high-speed Internet project. “Getting Illinois Low Income Seniors and People with Disabilities Online Demonstration Project” provides

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District 428-NIU partnership continues to offer shared source of pride as new high school opens

When the new DeKalb High School first opens its doors to students Tuesday, Sept. 6, every member of the Barb family will see what District 428 Board of Education President Tom Matya already sees. “What a wonderful asset this (District 428-NIU) partnership

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Economic impact report

NIU releases economic impact report

A report released today by Northern Illinois University demonstrates that the university is a powerful force for economic and societal good in DeKalb County and beyond. “We have been part of the landscape for more than a century, so it is easy

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