Share Tweet Share Email
Tag: suburbs
NIU-Naperville sign
For those with college in their future, Northern Illinois University will host an undergraduate admissions information session at the NIU Naperville Education and Conference Center from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. Kimberley Buster-Williams, director of admissions at NIU, says this is a tremendous opportunity for students considering enrolling in a quality, major comprehensive...
Cynthia Taines
While social inequities and educational gaps in high schools across the United States have long been the subject of discussion, one voice that has not been previously heard is that of the constituents most directly affected: high school students. Thanks to Cynthia Taines, an assistant professor in NIU’s Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations...
Chart: Outer-ring towns gaining in rank
If there’s strength in numbers, Chicago’s outer-ring towns gained big-time muscle from 2000 to 2010, according to a new analysis of census data by NIU geography professor Richard Greene. During the century’s first decade, well-established edge communities such as Joliet, Aurora, Elgin, Waukegan and Kenosha added to their already burgeoning populations and strengthened their positions atop...