Art historian Jeff Karl Kowalski, poet Amy Newman and physicist Zhili Xiao have been named recipients of the 2010 Presidential Research Professorships, the university’s top recognition for outstanding research or artistry.
Have you heard the rumor about four-day work weeks becoming permanent? Or the one about the early retirement buy-out?
Neither one is true, which you could learn for yourself if you check out the Rumors and Questions section on the university’s recently revamped State Budget Update Web site.
The State of Illinois has officially proclaimed Tuesday, April 13, as “John La Tourette Day” in honor of NIU’s 10th president.
La Tourette will be on campus that day for a 10 a.m. naming ceremony at the newly designated John E. La Tourette Hall, formerly known as the Faraday Hall West building.
Accountancy students at NIU started their class work Friday, March 26, by learning how to properly apply handcuffs to a suspected drug dealer.
A group of 26 high school students and five adult leaders from foreign countries will get a unique view of America after they arrive this week at NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies for a three-week stay.
Beginning today, Student Involvement and Leadership Development will host Leadership Week 2010 open to faculty, staff and students.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is honoring NIU Biological Sciences Professor Rich King, known as the godfather of the Lake Erie Water Snake, and his Ph.D. student Kristin Stanford, aka the “Island Snake Lady” of Ohio’s Put-in-Bay Harbor.
Finalists for the deanship of the College of Education began coming to campus last week to hold open forums with students, faculty and staff.