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The training will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in the Holmes Student Center.

CURE to present undergraduate research, engagement projects

By Kaitlyn Lee-Gordon, News Reporter | March 6, 2023

DeKALB – The Office of Student Learning and Engagement will hold a conference on undergraduate research and engagement (CURE). CURE is a conference held to help students present their projects for the opportunity to be awarded. The event will be...

Emma Grace  Redmond-Mattucci poses in front of Swen Parson Hall. The College of Law is located in Swen Parson Hall.

NIU student studies towards undergraduate degree while in law school

By Jaylen Conwell, News Reporter | January 21, 2022

DeKALB — The Northern Illinois University community is made up of a diverse, hard working student group with a variety of interests. Emma Grace Redmond-Mattucci has used the university's resources to study her own. Redmond-Mattucci is currently a...

5 more students test positive for COVID-19

Temporary in-person class shutdown is a positive move by university

By Danielle Elliott | September 17, 2020

NIU President Lisa Freeman sent out an email Friday to inform students that the university will temporarily be moving undergraduate courses online for two weeks due to the quick rise in students testing positive for COVID-19.  We are now nearly a...

Undergraduates: Practice interviews at career fairs

By Mohammed Taha Faridi | September 28, 2014

Undergraduate students should take advantage of upcoming job and internship fairs.Tuesday marks the beginning of the Graduate and Professional School Fair. More than 100 programs have been organized and recruiters were invited to the fair, as well as...

NIU to host info sessions on undergraduate admissions

By Northern Star Staff | September 17, 2012

NIU will be hosting information sessions on undergraduate admissions, according to NIU Today. The sessions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 25 at the NIU Naperville Education and Conference Center. The sessions will be an opportunity for students...

Graduating students have until Friday to pick up commencement tickets

By Northern Star Staff | November 28, 2011

Students graduating next month have until the end of the week to pick up commencement tickets.Through Friday, up to 15 guest tickets are available for students to pick up from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. at the Convocation Center.Students must fill out an online...

It is actually still possible to graduate in four years

It is actually still possible to graduate in four years

By Taurean Small | April 5, 2011

As another semester draws closer to its end, I begin the countdown of how many months are left until I graduate. I'm a sophomore now, so by the end of May, I would hope to only have roughly 24 left to complete. What can I say? I'm a bit of a dreamer....

Graduate school can wait, job experience is valuable

By Taurean Small | September 8, 2010

Most people nowadays will tell you that it is crucial to go to graduate school immediately after finishing your undergraduate education. Most people will not tell you, however, that it might not be in your best interest. Is it really a good idea to remain...