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Campus clubs help students

By Edwin Kelso | August 26, 2019

DeKALB — NIU is home to over three hundred clubs and organizations, which means finding the right one can be challenging. So, to make the job a bit easier, here are a few suggestions for clubs to get involved in. NIU ForensicsNIU Forensics is a club...

NIU offers new online courses, plans to add 42 new degree programs

By Faith Healy | September 12, 2011

When students think about college courses, they may think of a professor standing at a podium lecturing. However, NIU also offers alternative class methods in online courses. While offering online classes is not new to the university, there has been an...

High school students spend a week brushing up on their communication skills with NIU Forensics

By Tony Osborne | July 18, 2011

DeKALB | High school students from across the Midwest spent the week on campus hoping to spruce up their speeches at the NIU Speech Camp.The 26th annual summer camp helps high school students from Illinois and Iowa improve their communication skills before...

No debate: NIU Forensics team takes third place in state

By Eric Beesley | March 8, 2011

DeKALB | The NIU Forensics Team placed third in the Illinois Intercollegiate Forensic Association's state tournament last weekend. "I think this is the best the team has done in probably 10 years," said NIU Forensics coach Judy Santacaterina. The team...