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Three finalists for the position of director of the University Honors Program will hold open forums from Wednesday, May 4, through Friday, May 6. The finalists are Todd Gilson, Joel Stafstrom and Andrea Molnar. NIU’s Honors Program provides an engaging educational experience for academically talented and committed students in all undergraduate colleges. More than 1,000...
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The University Honors Program will host its first-ever Campus Crawl 5K run Saturday, April 30. All students, faculty and staff are welcome; space is limited. The race begins at 9 a.m. at the Campus Life Building. On-site registration is taken in the Honors Program office in Suite 110 of the Campus Life Building. (Online registration...
Saving lives takes courage. Saving lives makes you feel better. The University Honors Program will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Room 100 of the Campus Life Building. Donors can sign up online or call (847) 305-9998 to reserve a time. Appointments are preferred; walk-ins are welcome....
Mentoring: It works. Find out why.
Mentoring, a critical ingredient in student career success, will soon be receiving additional support and awareness from NIU students, faculty and staff. The Huskie Mentoring Summit, hosted by University Honors, will offer students the opportunity to explore the lifelong benefits of serving as a mentor or mentee. NIU undergraduate students with experience as mentors or...
Renique Kersh and Joel Stafstrom
New appointments this fall in two key areas under the Office of the Provost are making an immediate impact on the academic success of NIU students. Associate Vice Provost for Engaged Learning Renique Kersh and Joel Stafstrom, acting director of the University Honors Program, started their new roles late this summer. “Renique and Joel are...
Anna Quider, director of Federal Relations for NIU, talks to summer research students about her role on behalf of the university.
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host the third annual Summer Research Symposium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, in Altgeld Hall. Undergraduate students who have participated in faculty-mentored research or artistry projects will showcase their work through posters and oral presentations. The three main summer programs include the...
NIU Honors Program students
NIU’s Peer Mentor Summit will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 27, in the Barsema Alumni Visitor Center. Registration is available online. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Students, faculty and staff are especially encouraged to attend if they are involved in mentoring or plan to be involved in mentoring in...
Rep. Bob Pritchard and University Honors students
State Rep. Bob Pritchard chatted with University Honors Program students Jan. 20 as a part of his ongoing community outreach conversations over coffee. Over the course of the visit, Pritchard exchanged ideas with students on the topics of paying for college, how to empower students to find jobs after graduation and President Obama’s plan to...
Photo of the word "research" circled in the dictionary
Artistry requires research, and a great deal of research also requires more than a little artistry. To that end, University Honors has developed a unique approach to integrating artistry with research by funding six new entry-level projects for the 2014-15 academic year. Six students will work with several different NIU faculty members to develop their...
Tertia “Abby” Jeppson
For nine hours every Saturday and 11 hours every Sunday, Tertia “Abby” Jeppson works a cash register at the local Menards store in her hometown of LaSalle-Peru. When she sometimes hears her name on the loudspeaker, the NIU senior usually has a good idea why: One of her colleagues is trying to help a customer...
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Building on the success of last year’s event, the University Honors Program will host a second Social Justice Conference from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in Barsema Hall. Keynote speaker Allyson Gold will talk about her work with the Health Justice Project in Chicago in a presentation titled: “You Are Where You...
NIU Career Fairs
A human resources department knows what to look for in an employee. So what better source is there than an HR representative to give tips on preparing for upcoming career fairs or interviews? “It takes time out of your day, but you have to know how to present yourself,” said Karen Baker, associate vice president...
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