In his first annual address since the Feb. 14 tragedy, NIU President John Peters told students, faculty and staff the university is moving forward with a renewed sense of purpose and unity, guided by its strategic plan and a focus on student success.
NIU has received grants totaling nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance emergency preparedness on campus and to expand mental health services.
Anthropologist Dan Gebo, Historian Christine Worobec and Chemist Narayan Hosmane have been named as the inaugural recipients of the NIU Board of Trustees Professorships.
NIU and DeKalb Community Unit School District 428 will collaborate to create a professional development school at the new DeKalb High School.
Research on global warming took two NIU students nearly to the ends of the earth this past summer, with one traveling to South America and the other to the Arctic Circle.
Thirty years after the NIU Campus Child Care Center opened to make higher education more accessible to parents of young children, the center continues to remove obstacles to college.
Every Halloween season, hundreds of young people flock to Northern Illinois University for the annual Haunted Physics Laboratory. This year’s event promises to be bigger and spookier than ever – and it might just make your hair stand on end, quite literally.
UCLA architectural historian will give
virtual tour of 1893 World’s Columbian Exhibition
Nearly a century ago, some of the world’s top architects transformed a portion of Chicago’s South Side into a gleaming “White City” for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exhibition. Most of the architectural wonders are long gone, but UCLA’s Lisa Snyder can still take you on a stunning tour.