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Northwestern Medicines management of Health Services now available for students

Northwestern Medicine’s management of Health Services now available for students

By Sophia Mullowney | January 14, 2019

DeKALB — Northwestern Medicine is now overseeing management of student health care as of Jan. 7, and students should be aware of some of the changes they may encounter upon visiting Health Services.Among the changes, students will  be able to receive...

University did its due-diligence with Northwestern Medicine partnership

By Northern Star Editorial Board | November 28, 2018

The Northern Star Editorial Board would like to commend the NIU administration for their efforts in job transitioning concerning the recent approval of the Northwestern Medicine partnership, which will take effect as early as January.The partnership was...

Board approves partnership with Northwestern Medicine to assume management of Health Services

Board approves partnership with Northwestern Medicine to assume management of Health Services

By Jessie Kern | November 15, 2018

DeKALB — Thursday, the Board of Trustees approved the proposed partnership with Northwestern Medicine, to undertake operational responsibilities of Health Services as early as January.Northwestern Medicine assumed responsibility of NIU athletics’...

Division persists after leadership change

By Morgan Fink | April 24, 2017

DeKALB — The Division of Student Affairs has continued to move forward after facing a semester of leadership changes and program realignment.Kelly Wesener-Michael, associate vice president of Division of Student Affairs, has been acting as the leader...

New leaders ensure consistency

By Morgan Fink | January 17, 2017

DeKALB — Leaders of the Division of Student Affairs will oversee the department as the search continues for a permanent replacement of former Vice President Eric Weldy.Weldy, who left NIU Jan. 1 after accepting the position of vice chancellor of student...

NIU to form search firms for four dean positions

By Northern Star staff | July 23, 2015

NIU is taking employee nominations to serve on search firms to fill four dean positions.The proposed firms would conduct national searches for permanent positions in the colleges of Business, Education, Law and Visual and Performing Arts, said Lisa Freeman,...

Dog Pound Deli reopens at Stevenson

By Jon Lindley | October 14, 2014

The Dog Pound Deli celebrated its grand re-opening in Stevenson Hall while its manager hopes to take the brand campuswide.The Tuesday grand reopening featured free cookies and drinks, along with a raffle and photo shoot with Victor E. Huskie. The Dog...

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DeKalb Fire Department spotlights carbon monoxide dangers

By Olivia Willoughby | January 31, 2012

This month the DeKalb County Fire Department is spotlighting the dangers of carbon monoxide and is encouraging both students and citizens to take safety measures to prevent carbon monoxide leaks ."Carbon monoxide can be life-threatening," said fire chief...

Alicia Artner (left) and Brian Walsh (middle), both junior English majors, and Alexis Paull (right), sophomore psychology major, dine at the Dog Pound Deli in Douglas Hall.

Dining hours put busy students in a pickle

By Danny Cozzi | April 24, 2011

Some students at NIU have mixed feelings about dining hours in residence halls. Though there are those who don't mind the times of available dining, others urge Housing and Dining to re-establish serving hours to be more easily accessible to all students....

Early room registration is a popular option among students

By Jack Baker | December 5, 2010

Four hundred and seventy-six students took advantage of Housing and Dining's new early room registration period for the fall 2011 semester as of Wednesday. "It has far exceeded my expectations," said Mike Stang, executive director of Housing and Dining....

Renovated Grant C Tower to open in fall 2011

By Jack Baker | November 11, 2010

Students moving into the renovated Grant C Tower will have an experience that is much different than that of people living in the other towers in Grant. Housing and Dining has listened to student feedback and has worked to incorporate ideas from students...

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