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Northern Today - November 3, 2008

President John PetersNASPA chapter honors Peters
with first ‘President’s Award’

NIU President John Peters has won “The President’s Award” from the regional chapter of NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.


J.D. Bowers and Kathryn MaleyHistorians in the house

NIU professors helping teachers
to sharpen their history lessons

It’s no secret that students need to brush up on their American history. Nationally, less than one-quarter of fourth, eighth and 12th graders are performing at the proficient level.


Jennifer Schmidt and M Cecil SmithEducation professors return
to high school to observe
how boys, girls learn science

Two professors from NIU’s College of Education have gone back to high school.


Angela RoscBiololgy major Angela Rosc named
2008 NIU Student Lincoln Laureate

One of these days, Angela Rosc wants to thank the pediatrician who took care of her when she was a child. She also wants the doctor to know just how big an impact he made on her life.


Veterans DayNIU Veterans Club to host
annual Veterans Day ceremony

Members of the Northern Illinois University community can honor veterans Friday, Nov. 7, during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the flagpole across from Altgeld Hall. All are welcome.


NIU Nutrition Education Week Nutrition students to give presentations
for NIU Nutrition Education Week

After the week of Nov. 10, members of the campus community will have no valid excuses about bad eating habits.