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Northern Today - December 1, 2008

Altgeld in winterAltgeld to welcome community
to Holiday Family Celebration

President John and Barbara Peters invite families for a fun-filled evening of music, crafts and refreshments at the annual Holiday Family Celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5.


FCNS offers new master's degreeNew master’s degree in FCNS
carries specialties in apparel,
family and consumer sciences ed

NIU’s School of Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences is ready to accept students into a new master’s degree program that offers two specialties in the field of family and consumer sciences.


NIU to offer bachelor's degree at C.O.D.NIU, College of DuPage partner to offer
bachelor’s degree in nursing at Glen Ellyn

Registered nurses in the DuPage County area can complete their bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degrees at the College of DuPage Glen Ellyn campus, thanks to a new agreement with NIU.


Technology awardsNIU Technology Transfer Office awards
2008 Technology Development Fund

Four NIU professors – David Hedin, Vishnu Zutshi, Chhiu-Tsu Lin and Pamela Macfarlane – are the recipients of the inaugural Technology Development Fund awards.


'The Twelve Days of Christmas'‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’
named 2008 Carol of the Year

A song that has struck fear into the heart of every caroler who ever forgot his or her song book, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” has been selected as the Carol of the Year for 2008.