Northern Illinois University

Type: Organization
Name: Northern Illinois University
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

NIU, We’re Coming for You

Post submitted by Logan Clark, Americans for Workplace Opportunity field organizer.On Wednesday we’re launching a huge blitz on campus at Northern Illinois University to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) .Our volunteers will be hitting ... [Published Human Rights Campaign - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Local leaders laud libraries

DeKALB – Karl Pettitt can’t remember the first time he went to a library, which could be a side effect of having a library play such an integral role in his childhood.Pettitt, a law librarian at Northern Illinois University, said he hopes that people ... [Published Daily Chronicle - 10 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Recipients of our scholarships

This week we got letters from two of the recipients of our scholarships.  We have 3 scholarships at Northern Illinois University (Markos' alma mater ), one each in biology, chemistry and physics. The total isn't much, but it helps.  Please follow below ... [Published Daily Kos - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Water Walk to raise funds for Tanzania

Tanzania Development Support, a nonprofit organization based in DeKalb, is sponsoring a “Water Walk” fundraising event that will give local residents the opportunity to empathize with hardships faced by people in countries where water is in short sup ... [Published Daily Chronicle - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

A Columbine Survivor's Emotional Visit to Northern Illinois

5 killed (6 including shooter), 21 injuredIn DeKalb, Illinois, Sam met Joe Dubowski, whose daughter Gayle was one of the five students killed during the Valentine’s Day shooting at Northern Illinois University in 2008. At first, Joe and his family held ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

April 18 police reports

Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.DeKalb cityJoshua ... [Published Daily Chronicle - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Westminster to present Good Friday performance

Westminster Presbyterian Church invites the public to attend a Good Friday performance of selections of Giuseppes Verdi’s “Requiem.” Selections include “Requiem,” “Dies irae,” “Liber scriptus,” “Confutatis,” “Lacrimosa,” “Agnus Dei” and “Libera me.”The ... [Published Daily Chronicle - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Medical marijuana seminar for employers May 13 in Rockford

ROCKFORD — Heyl Royster will host a seminar covering aspects of Illinois’ medical marijuana law from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13 at the Northern Illinois University Rockford Campus, 8500 E. State St. The free seminar will focus on what employers need ... [Published Rockford Register Star - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hellmuth-Orton Wedding

Lauren Hellmuth, DeKalb, Ill., and Adam Orton, Sycamore, Ill., were married Sept. 21, 2013, at St. Mary Church, DeKalb. Deacon Steven Puscas officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony. The reception was held at St. Charles Country Club, St. Charles, Ill.The bride ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Jordan Catholic students participate in science fair

Nearly two dozen Jordan Catholic School students participated in the Regional Science Fair March 22 at Western Illinois University, according to a news release from the school.Students who participated include Zoe Arvanitis, Chloe Boyd, Madeline Chambers, ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Undocumented youth need support

4:08PMUpdated: April 17, 2014 4:17PMA tall woman with blond hair and blue eyes nervously grabbed a microphone to tell her story about growing up in despair because she is undocumented.“Does my lack of a social security number make me less of an American?” ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

ISU emergency test includes social media

NORMAL — Facebook and Twitter will be part of an emergency alert test by Illinois State University at 1:50 p.m. Thursday.Eric Hodges, ISU's associate director of emergency preparedness, said the two social media sites were added after a discussion on ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Apr 17 2014]

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"Her leadership at CASE, combined with her classroom and administrative credentials, will greatly benefit our community as she works to advance solution-focused plans tailored to each student" he said
...It's not," Dewey Cornell, a clinical psychologist and education professor at the University of Virginia, told NPR . "In fact, there's been a very steady downward trend for the past 15 years."

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NIU, We’re Coming for You [Published Human Rights Campaign - 1 hour ago]
Local leaders laud libraries [Published Daily Chronicle - 10 hours ago]
After Tragedy, Survivors Create Inspiring Organ... [Published NBCNews.com - 14 hours ago]
Recipients of our scholarships [Published Daily Kos - 22 hours ago]
Tressmania diminishes YSU’s value [Published Vindy.com - Apr 20 2014]
NIU summer camps can help prevent summer slide [Published Daily Chronicle - Apr 20 2014]
Water Walk to raise funds for Tanzania [Published Daily Chronicle - Apr 20 2014]
April 18 police reports [Published Daily Chronicle - Apr 19 2014]
Three St. Olaf students earn Rossing Physics Sc... [Published St. Olaf College - Apr 19 2014]
A Columbine Survivor's Emotional Visit to North... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 19 2014]
A Columbine Survivor's Emotional Visit to North... [Published WPXI - Apr 19 2014]
Westminster to present Good Friday performance [Published Daily Chronicle - Apr 18 2014]
Medical marijuana seminar for employers May 13 ... [Published Rockford Register Star - Apr 18 2014]
Jordan Catholic students participate in science... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Apr 18 2014]
Hellmuth-Orton Wedding [Published Quad-Cities Online - Apr 18 2014]
Joe Downtown: We might not be ready for the tru... [Published Las Vegas Weekly - Apr 18 2014]
Colleges at the MOACAC St. Louis Spring College... [Published STLtoday.com - Apr 18 2014]
Short-circuiting mistreatment: Programs work to... [Published Daily Chronicle - Apr 18 2014]
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Dress, flowers, hair – all part of the prom exp... [Published Kane County Chronicle - Apr 18 2014]
SPASH trio Mallek, Luetschwager and McGibbon si... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Apr 18 2014]
Undocumented youth need support [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Apr 17 2014]
Birthplace of the domesticated chili pepper ide... [Published UC Davis - Apr 17 2014]
Comfort dogs return to Boston for marathon weekend [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 17 2014]
White Electrical Names Jerry Brittendall Managi... [Published PRWeb - Apr 17 2014]
Magdich revered on and off the bench [Published Saukvalley.com - Apr 17 2014]
Hinsdale D86 hires special ed program leader [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
ISU emergency test includes social media [Published Pantagraph.com - Apr 17 2014]
School Shootings: What Does Science Say? [Published LiveScience.com - Apr 16 2014]
UC Davis researchers help find birthplace of ch... [Published Sacramento Bee - Apr 16 2014]
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