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The ‘king’ of NIU takes his leave

By Lindsey Salvatelli | March 19, 2018

Board of Trustees member Bob Boey has moved onto another job: retirement.Boey has held many positions on the Board of Trustees and within its committees since 1996, including chairperson from 1997 to 1999.Boey has contributed his leadership to many construction...

‘Experience NIU’ event series begins in February

By Sara Rasmussen | January 30, 2018

The NIU Alumni Association is starting an event dedicated to showcasing the School of Art and Design student projects.Experience NIU offers alumni the opportunity to reconnect with the university and fellow Huskies in a series of social and cultural events...

Faculty invited to holiday celebration

By Northern Star Staff | December 2, 2014

Faculty members are invited to a social Thursday to celebrate the holidays and end of classes.The social will be 3-5 p.m. Thursday in the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. Hors d’oeuvres, wine and cheese will be provided for attendees. At 4 p.m.,...

Workshop to help grads with future

By Northern Star Staff | November 11, 2014

The Office of Student Academic Success will host Destination Graduation 4:30-6:30 p.m. today in the Barsema Alumni and Visitor’s Center.The workshop will feature sessions in assisting future graduates with interviews, benefits, salaries, graduate school...