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Plans for the sustainability center began in 2018, and the center may be up and running by 2026.

NIU to construct $23 million sustainability center under State of Illinois’ direction

By Abigail Lamoreaux, Chief Copy Editor | August 2, 2022

DeKALB — The State of Illinois has recently announced that its project to create a sustainability center on NIU’s campus has been given the green light. The seed for the project was planted in October 2018 under the Illinois Innovation Network and...

State releases initial funds for new facilities, DuSable improvements on hold

By Kyle Mathas | February 12, 2020

DeKALB — The state has begun to release funds for NIU's capital budget, following an announcement from Gov. J.B. Pritzker.The state has released more than $22 million for NIU to move forward on building two new facilities in its capital budget, according...

E-cigarette health warning issued

By Northern Star Staff | October 22, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments and other clinical and public health partners are investigating severe lung injuries linked with use of e-cigarettes and vaping...