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University Honors kicked off the year with its annual Welcome Back Barbeque, with guest of honor President Doug Baker in attendance. Baker shared his six priorities with attendees and encouraged students to take advantage of the many opportunities and initiatives at NIU. More than 200 University Honors students were in attendance and enjoyed from a...
Noemi Rodriguez, Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon and Emily Prieto
Before Noemi Rodriguez began classes at NIU, she interned at Children’s Memorial Hospital. “I fell in love with the nurses at Children’s Memorial. I admired their work,” says Rodriguez, a sophomore nursing major from Chicago. “There are some respectable nurses, and there are bad nurses, and I will become a respectable nurse. I love the...
Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon
Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon will visit the NIU Latino Resource Center Friday, Nov. 16, as part of a statewide tour to promote affordable higher education. Simon, who is Gov. Pat Quinn’s point person on education reform, is urging state, federal and higher education leaders to work together to keep college affordable. Such collaboration could enable ...
Clockwise from top left: Elaine Rodriguez, Noemi Rodriguez, Emily Prieto and Guadalupe Lopez.
Three Huskie Research Rookies are taking their research to the next level. Elaine Rodriguez, Noemi Rodriguez and Guadalupe Lopez submitted abstracts based on work they completed in the Research Rookies program to the SACNAS National Conference: “Science, Technology, and Diversity for a Healthy World.” The trio was accepted as presenters for the conference scheduled from...
At one point in her life, Noemi Rodriguez saw her chances of going to college as almost nonexistent. But the senior at Kelly High School in Chicago changed her mindset at the age of 17 when she joined ESCALERA, a youth development program administered by Instituto del Progreso Latino (IDPL). As a leading educational institution annually catering to more than 14,000 participants and families...