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Northern Today - March 17, 2009

Photo of stethoscopeNIU, College of Lake County partner
to offer bachelor’s degree completion
program for registered nurses

NIU and the College of Lake County will begin this fall to offer a bachelor’s degree completion program for registered nurses who live and work nearby.


Rick RidnourLights, camera, learn ...

Ridnour to promote video-taping
of classroom role-playing lessons

Students who enroll in NIU’s nationally respected Professional Sales Program had better not be camera-shy.


Christopher McCordLiberal Arts and Sciences seeks names
of outstanding alums for 50th anniversary

NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking 50 outstanding alumni to help celebrate its golden anniversary.


Clif Wallace and Larry Brown Jr.Two jazz grad students chosen
for Kennedy Center residency

Two members of the famed NIU Liberace Jazztet will travel next week to Washington, D.C., to participate in the 2009 Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead Residency Program at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Axel MeyerNIU mourns Axel Meyer

Axel Meyer died Saturday, March 7, at his daughter’s home in Vero Beach, Fla., where he had gone during his struggle with cancer. He was 83.