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NIU Honors Program to host 5k run

By Northern Star staff | September 30, 2016

NIU Honors Program will host a 5K Fun Run 9 a.m. Saturday at Hopkins Park. Same-day registration will be held before the race 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. and will cost $20 per person.This fundraiser is donating proceeds to Birthday Boxes, which provide children...

Local non-profit brings cheer to domestic violence victims

By Ryan Chodora | January 30, 2013

In DeKalb, Santa comes more than once a year. “They call us the Santa people,” said Jacqueline Beck, senior nursing major. Beck is a volunteer at Birthday Boxes, a non-profit organization started by the NIU Honors Program. Beck helps with the overall...

Honors Program to graduate 40th class

By Amy Kreeger | October 26, 2010

This spring the honors program at NIU will graduate its 40th class. The program has added new courses, including studying abroad courses, and has also made advancements on mini-sections, which are the groups of honor students taking regular courses as...

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