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  • Upcoming conference: The 6th International Conference on Local Government. Centara Hotel, Khon Kaen Thailand, September 17-18, 2015
  • Congratulations to all Spring 2015 MPA Graduates! Several graduates: John Laskowski, Jared Heyn and Best Limsakun, are mentioned in NIU Today
  • NIU MPA alum Joseph Wade to become city administrator in Prospect Heights
  • grad students Jason Michnick & Taylor Adolphson studying the Role of NGOs in Developing Countries in Tanzania with
  • Congratulations to our very own MPA student Laura Lake for being featured in Emerging Local Government Leaders.Read about Laura's journey as she learns in NIU's classroom and works at her internship at the Village of Morton Grove.
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Laura Lake NIU MPA Student

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Todd Schmidt MPA 1999

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