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Alumni work to make travel easier

By Allison Krecek | November 24, 2013

Two alumni are using what they learned at NIU to found a business that makes traveling in Southeast Europe a little easier.Alumni Matija Biljeskovic and Fraser Gibson are collaborating with others to make a bus ticketing system for Southeast Europe. The...

Julia Lamb, outreach coordinator at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (left), tells Brittany McGee, freshman actuarial science major (right), about the advantages of studying abroad in Southeast Asia.

Holmes Student Center to host the Study Abroad Fair

By Kelly Marshall | February 6, 2013

Students will be able to meet with faculty members who direct the worldwide short-term study abroad programs at the Study Abroad Fair today. The 20th annual fair will be held from noon to 6 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center’s gallery. This is the first...

NIU athletes travel from far and wide to get to DeKalb

By Katie Leb | September 14, 2010

While many NIU athletes have grown up in Illinois, not every player call this state home. In fact, Huskie athletes come from as far as Kericho, Kenya. Sophomore cross country runner Nancy Maritim traveled over 8,000 miles to be a student athlete at NIU....

I-88 ramps to be remodeled

By Jazmen Dixon | September 1, 2010

On Aug. 26 Board members of the Illinois Tollway approved an I-88 Peace Road--ramp reconstruction project for both the westbound on-ramp and the eastbound off-ramp to Peace Road. Both will be completely resurfaced. "Each ramp will be completely remodeled...