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Former students, colleagues remember late professor Philip Gray

Former students, colleagues remember late professor Philip Gray

By Maddie Barrett | September 19, 2019

DeKALB — Colleagues of Philip Gray remember him with a delightful sense of humor, as a motivating teacher and a professional within the Department of Communication.Gray, former assistant chair of the Department of Communication and award winning professor...

Weather balloon to be launched Friday

By Michael Urbanec | April 19, 2018

DeKALB — The Department of Geographic and Atmospheric Sciences will launch a weather balloon 1 p.m. Friday at the Davis Hall quad.Victor Gensini, Geographic and Atmospheric Sciences assistant professor, said this will be the first weather balloon released...

Study spots needed

By Makenzie Meadows | February 12, 2018

NIU should open up library hours to give students who aren’t business majors an open space to study. The only college at NIU that has a place to study 24/7 is the College of Business’ Barsema Hall.The College of Business is nationally recognized and...

Freeman assumes presidency with $360K base salary

By Angela L. Pagan | June 28, 2017
Acting President Lisa Freeman speaks after accepting her new position at a Wednesday Board of Trustees meeting. 

Zulauf ceiling leaks cause problems for 10th floor

By Ryan Felgenhauer | September 12, 2011

The ceiling of Zulauf Hall's 10th floor has a noticeable leak. The problem has existed on Zulauf's top floor for some time. "The ceilings have been leaking since I got here," said Scott Balcerzak, assistant professor of film and literature. "And I've...

NIU summer camps give a campus experience to middle school and high school students

By Shelby Devitt | July 12, 2011

DeKALB | NIU students taking summer classes are sharing the campus with younger guests.NIU is hosting several summer camps for middle school and high school students through the end of July. These camps include day camps for the youngest kids and week-long,...