High school girls are bored, disengaged and stressed in science classes when compared to boys, NIU researchers say.
And teachers might not be doing enough to change the situation.
Internationally celebrated composer Morten Lauridsen will hold a three-day residency at the NIU School of Music next semester thanks in part to a $1,800 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
As funds for literacy education professor Chris Carger’s Project ROAR dwindled over the years, its reach simultaneously shrank until the program ultimately disappeared.
Music professor Rodrigo Villanueva and the NIU Jazz Lab Band are playing for two special audiences tonight.
One will fill the seats in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall for the free 8 p.m. concert. The other will sit 2,100 miles west of DeKalb at the 21st annual SuperComputing Conference in Portland, Ore.
When it comes to innovations in teaching accountancy, the NIU College of Business’ Department of Accountancy cornered the market this year with a trio of professors sweeping the major honors.
Chris Carger finally has found a happy ending, even if it’s not the one she wanted.
NIU’s Department of Geography will showcase a wide array of uses for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) – from virtual 3D tours of the university campus to an exploration of Martian valleys – as part of a celebration of Geography Awareness Week.
NIU will host an open house and offer tours of clinics from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at the Family Health, Wellness and Literacy Center.