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Northern Today - January 25, 2010

DeKalb High School - District 428/NIU Partnership Schools logoNIU launches tutoring internship
in DeKalb High School library

Twenty-two future teachers who are students in the NIU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will put their lessons to good use this semester at DeKalb High School.

NIU’s new tutoring internship awards academic course credit to students who are signed up to tutor three hours a week at the high school, which in 2011 will become the newest professional development school between NIU and DeKalb Community Unit School District 428.


Promod VohraNIU ROCK joins Woodward Governor
in work to improve military vehicles

Military vehicles and aircraft someday could be lighter, cheaper and more reliable, thanks to a collaboration between the NIU ROCK program and Woodward Governor.

A federal grant worth $1.6 million is funding the work.


Flag of the PhilippinesFilipino human rights activist
will visit NIU for Feb. 2 lecture

Veteran Filipino human rights activist Marie Hilao-Enriquez will be the featured speaker for the next installment of the John A. Niemi International Lecture Series.

Her talk on human rights and social movements in the Philippines will be held from 6 to 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2.


Photo of Gateway Arch in St. LouisArt Museum bus trip will make stops
in St. Louis, along historic Route 66

NIU’s Art Museum will present “Our First GOTBON (Get-On-The-Bus Over-Nighter),” a pop culture-inspired trip to St. Louis with Route 66 stops along the way.

The trip takes place from Friday, March 19, through Sunday, March 21.