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Northern Today - March 22, 2010

David Changnon, Ross Powell and Pam SmithChangnon, Powell,
Smith honored as
2010 BoT Professors

NIU is recognizing three faculty members who are standouts in, well, just about everything.

David ChangnonRoss Powell and Pamela Smith have been named as the 2010 Board of Trustees Professors. Established in 2007, the professorships recognize faculty members who have achieved a consistent record of excellence in teaching, academic leadership, scholarship or artistry, and service and outreach.


Assessment Expo 2010Assessment Expo participants
ponder creativity, context,
communication, critical thinking

Faculty and staff from across the university swapped stories and strategies Friday morning at the third annual Assessment Expo.


NIU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences celebrates 50 yearsLiberal Arts and Sciences will honor
10 faculty, staff during Golden Anniversary

April 16 event caps 50th anniversary celebration

NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will honor 10 distinguished faculty and staff with a Golden Anniversary Faculty/Staff Award in Friday, April 16, ceremonies that cap the college’s year-long 50th anniversary celebration.


Enough is EnoughNIU will participate in ‘Enough’
campaign against violence

NIU will participate in the weeklong national anti-violence campaign, “Enough is Enough.”

Throughout the week, NIU organizations and departments, as well as local community partners, will host various events directed at the campaign goal.


Cartoonist Jorge Cham and friendsBig laughs will greet visit
by creator of 'PhD' comics

Students and faculty looking for laughs are in for a treat when author Jorge Cham, founder of PhD Comics, visits.


A photo of salsa dancersScholar Frances Aparicio to visit
campus to discuss Latina culture

As part of NIU’s celebration of Women’s History Month, scholar Frances Aparicio will deliver two public lectures March 31 on Latina culture.