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The PLUS Task Force is pleased to present a draft report of Progressing Learning in Undergraduate Studies for public comment.
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President Douglas Baker has been stalwart in his singular message that it is NIU’s goal to educate and prepare students for career success.
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The NIU PLUS Task Force has released a set of potential curricular reforms in response to the declining enrollment and student disinterest of our existing general education program.
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Three potential general education models have been offered by the PLUS Task Force to better integrate the curriculum: a clusters model, a core model and a pathways model.
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The entire NIU community needs to support changes to our General Education curriculum.
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In the 21st century, it is critical for NIU’s graduates to be prepared to work in a dynamic, global environment. Both students and parents want a college education to lead to meaningful jobs.
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Planning to graduate this spring? If so, now’s the time to get the ball rolling. The deadline to apply for the May 2014 graduation and commencement is Saturday, Feb. 1. It is recommended that soon-to-be graduates meet with their academic advisers to make sure that their student files in Registration and Records are complete. All...
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Effective Fall 2013, a new grading system has been implemented for undergraduate students incorporating plus/minus grades. Registration and Records provides answers to “Frequently Asked Questions” online. For more information, call (815)753-0681 or email [email protected]
Students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees at a four-year university have a good reason to look forward to Fridays at Northern Illinois University. NIU will roll out the red carpet to all prospective and admitted transfer students Friday, Feb. 8, and Friday, March 22, in celebration of TGIF: “Transfers Get Information Friday.” Joining the...
2012 USOAR recipient, Sarah Stuebing, studies facial expressions of black howler monkeys in Argentina.
Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research (USOAR) is now accepting proposals from current undergraduates who are interested in performing an independent artistry or research project in 2013. Share your idea for a research or artistry project with a faculty member. Once the faculty member has approved your idea, complete a proposal and submit it to [email protected] Please...
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The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education invites nominations for the 2013 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction awards. These awards honor excellent undergraduate teaching in the university, encourage the improvement of instruction and promote discussion among members of the university community on the subject of teaching. Recipients should be among...
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Are you looking for the major or minor that is right for you? Do you already have a major but want to find out about other academic opportunities available to you? Did you know that NIU has more than 50 majors and nearly 60 minors, as well as a myriad of other academic opportunities? Come...
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