NIU Mentions in the News Media

Migrating Tornadoes Bring Heightened Danger to the Southeast
Scientific American, September 24, 2020

Tired All the Time? 6 Ways to Overcome Mental Fatigue
Woman’s World , September 21, 2020

In a horrifying history of forced sterilizations, some fear the US is beginning a new chapter, September 16, 2020

COVID-19 and the Common Cold
WGN News, September 14, 2020

Remembering union martyr Edris Mabie: ‘So proud so many people loved him’
The State Journal-Register, September 07, 2020

Setting Up for Success: Key things to keep in mind for your child’s remote learning space
WREX, September 02, 2020

The Heat: U.S. Voting Rights
CGTN, September 01, 2020

A statue for Mother Jones would remind Chicago that workers built this city
Chicago Sun-Times, September 01, 2020

Improved three-week weather forecasts could save lives from disaster
Science News, August 27, 2020

Hurricane Laura packs the strongest winds the region has ever seen — but that's not the biggest threat, August 27, 2020

Is mail-in voting safe? NIU professor talks fact versus fiction
ABC-7, August 23, 2020

Pan in a major way
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday, August 17, 2020

Haitian Medical Providers Remain Wary with Covid-19 Case Counts Unclear
Relief Web, August 14, 2020

In Derecho’s Wake, More Than 250,000 in Midwest Struggle Without Power
New York Times, August 13, 2020

Powerful derecho leaves path of devastation across Midwest
PBS News Hour, August 11, 2020

What Is A Derecho?
Forbes, August 10, 2020

How Northern Illinois Led a MAC Shutdown—And May Have Triggered a National Reckoning
Sports Illustrated, August 08, 2020

Turning carbon dioxide into liquid fuel
Science Daily, August 05, 2020

Public health experts give back to school tips you can start right now
WREX, July 31, 2020

Public Health Educator Weighs In On School Reopening
Northern Public Radio, July 24, 2020

NIU Prof Says We Are Overdue For An Earthquake
Northern Public Radio, July 21, 2020

NIU professor gives opinion on outcome of federal agents in Chicago
WREX, July 21, 2020

Northern Illinois University’s Athletics Director Navigates Unprecedented Times
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, July 15, 2020

Feed Fatigue Is Real; But Pushing Past It Is Essential, July 14, 2020

New Rules: Foreign Pupils Must Leave US if Classes Go Online
WTTW Chicago Tonight, July 08, 2020

NIU professor weighs in on changes to help emotional health of police officers
WREX, July 08, 2020

Professor explains why some people may not want to wear a mask
WREX, July 07, 2020

Illinois deaths skyrocketed in April, but were they all COVID-19?
Daily Herald, June 24, 2020

NIU athletic director Sean Frazier talks about issues of race on GN Sports
WGN TV, June 19, 2020

Defund police? Some suburbs — Naperville, Aurora, Elgin — have done the opposite
Aurora Beacon-News , June 19, 2020

Professor: Juneteenth Should Be Federal Holiday
WBBM radio, June 18, 2020

Literature can be gateway to discussions about race
The DeKalb County Journal, June 17, 2020

Juneteenth: The holiday celebrating the end of slavery
WIFR 23, June 17, 2020

NIU professor explains what “defunding police” could look like in communities
WREX, June 09, 2020

‘White Fatigue’ Author Explains How White People Can Understand and Confront Racism
The 21st Show, June 08, 2020

Experts analyze the art of social protesting
WIFR 23, June 06, 2020

I could really use a robot companion right about now
Globe Magazine, June 05, 2020

Local professor speaks on social media’s impact on spreading social movements
Fox 39, June 03, 2020

Winter 'will lose much of its punch': Climate change may diminish big snowstorms in the USA
USA Today, May 26, 2020

Crosby: Time to party? Proceed with caution
Aurora Beacon-News, May 19, 2020

Economic Experts: Coronavirus Recovery Will Be Different Than Spanish Flu
Patch, May 14, 2020

Political Partisanship Impeding Further National COVID-19 Aid, Says NIU Professor
WNIJ/WNIU, May 14, 2020

Experts weigh in on job search for college grads during pandemic
WREX, May 11, 2020

Why The Term ‘Tornado Alley’ May Do More Harm Than Good
The 21st, May 06, 2020

Foster children during COVID-19 crisis experience multi-layered trauma
Daily Chronicle, April 30, 2020

Coronavirus FAQ: Is It OK to Reuse Masks?
WBEZ, April 27, 2020

COVID-19-related unemployment ranges from 5.1% to 6.9% in Chicago, suburbs
Daily Herald, April 25, 2020

The U.S. Can't Afford Not to Provide Health Insurance for Everyone—And This Pandemic Proves It
Newsweek, April 24, 2020

Demand for Unemployment Benefits Strains State Capacity
Northern Public Radio, April 20, 2020

Expert: spend your stimulus money on necessities
WREX, April 15, 2020

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