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The University Honors Program and the University Honors Committee welcome nominations for the University Honors Great Professor Award, a campus-wide award recognizing excellence in honors education. The deadline for completed nomination packages is March 19, 2012. The award will be presented Sunday, April 22, by President John Peters at Honors Day. The Great Professor Award...
Kaitylnn Carter, left, and Gary Timmins, right, meet SCUSA 63 banquet keynote speaker Rajiv Shah, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Two University Honors students – Kaitlynn Carter (political science) and Gary Timmins (political science and psychology – served as NIU’s delegates to a prestigious undergraduate conference in early November. Carter and Timmins participated in the 63rd Student Conference on United States Affairs (SCUSA) at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The purpose of the...
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Attendance soared 25 percent at NIU’s open house in October. The rise in turnout suggests there is increased interest in the school and its vision to be the most student-centered public research university in the Midwest and to grow enrollment to 30,000 by 2020. President John Peters this fall announced his ambitious plan to boost...
The NIU University Honors Program, along with the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, has announced that its living-learning community, the Honors House, will move from Douglas Hall to the new residential complex when it opens for occupancy next August. The formal announcement was made by Christopher Jones, associate vice provost for University Honors,...
Christopher Jones, associate vice provost for University Honors at Northern Illinois University,  has returned from a trip to Taiwan this month where he and nine other senior U.S. scholars and researchers discussed security relations between the United States, Taiwan and China. Jones, a professor of political science, was selected as the Midwest region representative.  He and...
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