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A group of NIU students enjoyed more than a victory when the Chicago Bulls took on the Washington Wizards last Wednesday, March 20, at the United Center.  About a hundred students and faculty from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education in the College of Education and the University Honors program traveled to the Windy...
State Representative Bob Pritchard (R) returned to NIU for a meet-and-greet event with University Honors students. Pritchard, who visited NIU last March (2017) for a similar function, was invited back by the University Honors Program to host an Honors Engaged workshop session and get face time with interested Huskies. Over breakfast muffins and pie charts,...
Warm days, sunny skies, blooming trees … summer’s nearly here. But first, finals. And while important tests can bring about stress, students can take some measure of comfort in pre-finals activities happening around campus. If you need some extra help, a quiet spot to study or are looking for ways to de-stress, here are some links to...
Faculty and Supportive Professional Staff with 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service to NIU were honored at a luncheon and program in the Holmes Student Center on Wednesday, April 19. “One of the main things that motivates me to come to work every day is the incredible people I get...
Jobs PLUS hits the road Thursday, March 30, with an event that will include the 2017 Community Expo hosted by the DeKalb and Sycamore Chambers of Commerce. The Jobs PLUS event, “Starting Conversations with People You Don’t Know,” will provide students with the opportunity to practice interacting with professionals in a networking setting. The event is...
Members of the NIU coaching staff and administrators in Intercollegiate Athletics will host a Jobs PLUS event on the topic of team building at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in the Nelson Club at the NIU Convocation Center. The event will feature a presentation by Head Women’s Volleyball Coach Ray Gooden followed by a panel...
The Global Internship and Leadership Development Program, sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning and the College of Business, provides up to 12 internships with Human Connections, a non-profit organization that brings together international travelers and local entrepreneurs across Latin America to share in cultural and personal exchange. Students will complete a three-week...
The McKearn Fellows Program will soon begin accepting applications for the 2017-2020 cohort. This program provides an unparalleled educational experience by creating coursework and an activity plan that feeds intellectual curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit and supports future career plans. Students are able to explore research, artistry, leadership, and civic, social and global engagement in their selected field...
NIU is pleased to welcome Dr. Todd Gilson as the new director of the University Honors Program as of July 1, 2016. An associate professor in the Kinesiology and Physical Education (KNPE) department at NIU, Gilson’s research focuses on the link between key psychological constructs that help distinguish highly successful leaders and performers from less...
Masih Shokrani is congratulated by NIU President Doug Baker.
Masih Shokrani, associate professor of the Medical Laboratory Sciences program in the College of Health and Human Sciences is the 2016 recipient of University Honors Great Professor Award. The University Great Professor Award is an annual and university-wide recognition that honors those NIU members who have made sustained contributions to the enhancement of honors education...
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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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