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John L. Lewis
John L. Lewis, a champion of community engagement whose NIU career spanned nearly four decades, and whose work will live on through myriad economic development initiatives, died Friday, May 13, in Chicago. He was 71. Lewis retired from NIU in June of 2014 as senior research scholar for health and information technologies, a role in...
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The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services has awarded a grant to the Illinois Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center based at Northern Illinois University to assist with adoption of electronic health records for Medicaid providers in Illinois (outside the 606 ZIP code area). The grant provides up to $2 million in funding to...
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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 importance of high-speed fiber and broadband to economic development in the region. Matthew...
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 to forget what an impact we have on the community. It is important...