NIU’s professional HR certification programs make nation’s Top 20 five consecutive years

The NIU Professional HR Management Certification Programs have been recognized as one of the nation’s “Top 20” SHRM programs for the past five years. Recognition is based on enrollments and pass rates of course participants that successfully complete the rigorous professional examinations

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Children’s Literature Conference will explore ‘Right Book for the Right Reader’ March 16

NIU’s College of Education will host its 32nd annual Children’s Literature Conference Friday, March 16. This year’s theme is “The Right Book for the Right Reader.” All sessions take place in the Holmes Student Center, beginning with the 8:15 a.m. welcome. Registration

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STEMfest 2011: ‘Everything is cool’

As the last of STEMfest’s 4,000 participants trickled out of the Convocation Center Oct. 22, they were still buzzing with the day’s excitement. “The lasers are cool! The static electricity is cool!” one young girl chattered to her parents. She looked out

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NIU President John G. Peters looks over construction plans with officials from Illinois Valley Community College.

March 30 event to spotlight NIU collaboration, opportunities with region’s community colleges

NIU’s collaboration with community colleges is the topic of a lunchtime conversation from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the Capitol Room South of the Holmes Student Center. Speakers from NIU colleges, centers and offices will share information about the

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Busy celebration of Engineers Week builds bridges between faculty, students, area teens

NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology had a busy week.  In celebration of national Engineers Week, CEET organized a series of events that brought 200 middle and high school students from 10 schools in the northern Illinois region and included a trivia

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Civic Leadership Academy will cover structure, impact of home rule during Nov. 30 workshop

NIU’s Civic Leadership Academy will host a workshop Tuesday, Nov. 30, on “Home Rule: Unlocking the Structure and Impact.” This workshop will offer participants three unique and experienced views of local government Home Rule with particular emphasis on Illinois. The provisions of Home Rule in Illinois

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