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Northern Today - March 3, 2008

MLK Commons memorial tributesCampus begins healing process,
resolves to move forward together

The long healing process on NIU's campus, and throughout the university community, has begun.

Here are links to some stories produced by the Northern Today staff about the tragic event of Feb. 14 and about the days after.

MEMORIAL SERVICE DRAWS THOUSANDS >>
MEMORIALS TURN COMMONS INTO PLACE OF REFLECTION >>
COUNSELING AVAILABLE FOR FACULTY, STAFF >>
STAR REPORTERS COVER SHOOTINGS, HELP VICTIMS >>
STAR'S JOURNALISTS TACKLE FEB. 14 CHALLENGE >>
NTC: 'WE HAVE TO PUT ON A SPECIAL NEWSCAST TODAY' >>
BOXES OF SURPRISES ARRIVE AT PUBLIC AFFAIRS >>


Image courtesy of BSA LifeStructuresNorthwestern physician group
named clinical services provider
for NIU proton therapy center

State panel gives its approval to project

NIU has named Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation as its expected provider of clinical services for the $160 million proton therapy cancer treatment and research center to be built in the DuPage National Technology Park in Chicago’s western suburbs.

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Swen Parson Hall, home to the College of LawLaw school to host finalists
for dean's position in March

Three candidates for the position of dean in the NIU College of Law will visit campus this month.

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Founders Memorial LibraryNIU community invited to meet
additional library dean finalists

Public forums are scheduled to introduce members of the campus community to two more finalists for the post of dean of Northern Illinois University Libraries.

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Enterprising Women‘Enterprising women’ celebrated
during Women’s History Month

The Women’s Studies Program at NIU is kicking off its celebration of Women’s History Month. The theme this year is “Enterprising Women.”

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Empty BowlsAnnual Empty Bowls fundraiser
to benefit Hope Haven shelter

NIU students have a way to feed you and the hungry in our community at the same time.

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Accounting sets FY08 cut-off datesAccounting sets FY08 cut-off dates

Fiscal Year 2008 soon will close, and cut-off dates must be established.

These dates are mainly pertinent to FY2008 orders using General Revenue funds, but the same dating conventions are followed for those orders using other fund sources.

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