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Students in OMIS 259 work in groups to create skill videos.
The Course Transformation Project (CTP) invites faculty interested in finding ways to make large lecture-based introductory classes more interactive and engaging to attend one of three CTP informational sessions this month. Sessions will be offered in Altgeld Hall 225: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24 Faculty selected to...
Douglas D. Baker and Dana L. Stover
Today, I am excited to begin my time as Northern Illinois University’s 12th president and am proud to join the DeKalb community.
Jack Barry
The Northern Illinois University Student Association hosted six state Republican lawmakers Wednesday morning at the Holmes Student Center Sky Room for a news conference to address the issue of college affordability. “The rising cost of a college education is becoming the main obstacle to obtaining a degree,” Student Association President Jack Barry said in a...
Jaymie Simmon
“The God Gene,” a satirical thriller by Jaymie Simmon, B.A. ’70, won the 2013 National Indie Excellence Award for Literary Fiction. The novel was also a finalist in the 2013 Midwest Book Awards for Literary and Contemporary Fiction, and a finalist for the National Indie Excellence Award for Fiction. “Winning an award is exciting, but...
Huskie Pride At Work!
At Northern Illinois University – like Chicagoland – there are two seasons: winter and construction. This year will be much the same on the DeKalb campus, as work crews begin to tackle a long list of maintenance and improvement projects. Northern Illinois University’s Vision 2020 Initiative calls for reinvestment in the maintenance and beautification of...
Green Up NIU
Almost a year has passed since NIU’s Information Technology Services (ITS) launched its “Green Up NIU” campaign to practice and promote sustainability on NIU’s campus. “Sustainability means planning and implementing services and programs that have the ability to meet the needs of the present student population without compromising the ability to meet future student needs,”...
NIU Business Passport Program logo
Fall 2013 will mark the launch of Business Passport Program at the NIU College of Business. Based on the guidance from business alumni, the Business Passport Program identifies areas – continents – that are important to be successful in today’s business world. Business undergraduates can learn more by attending “College of Business Passport Program &...
Celeste Latham
Analytics and reporting is vital to Northern Illinois University. As part of the university’s continued focus on integrated compliance administration, Steven Cunningham, acting executive vice president of Finance and Facilities and chief of operations, has announced further integration of analytics into university operations. Effective today, the Department of Finance and Institutional Research, formerly Institutional Research,...
Photo of a canal in Amsterdam. Photo courtesy Christopher Jones.
The NIU Study Abroad Office, in partnership with the NIU University Honors Program, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of Political Science, is launching “Peace, Justice, and the International Courts: The Hague and Amsterdam, Netherlands (Holland),” a short-term Study Abroad program and a Vision 2020 initiative. NIU students, both undergraduate and...
NIU Department of Technology professor David Schroeder works with students.
To meet the needs of a 21st century university education, Provost Raymond Alden has established a committee to begin the process of revising NIU’s General Education Program. Named the General Education Visioning Task Force, the group is comprised of faculty, staff and students who will provide the leadership necessary to critically re-evaluate current general education...
CTP fellows work on the development of revised course goals and student learning outcomes at the September 2012 meeting.
The Course Transformation Project (CTP) is a Vision 2020 initiative to enhance student attainment of NIU baccalaureate student learning outcomes and to increase student opportunities for experiential learning through academic enrichment. Faculty interested in finding ways to make large introductory classes more interactive and engaging are invited to attend one of two CTP informational sessions...
Course Transformation Project, in conjunction with Outreach, Engagement and Information Technologies Division, is inviting faculty members, departmental chairs and deans to upcoming talk by Diane M. Doberneck from Michigan State University (MSU) titled “Engaged Scholarship in Promotion and Tenure.” The talk will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the Sky...
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