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Northeastern awards 10 research grants

3 days ago

Northeastern Illinois University’s 2015–2016 Committee on Organized Research Grants has approved 10 grant proposals to faculty members. “The research funded by these awards assists faculty members in remaining leaders in their respective fields and reinforces Northeastern Illinois University’s commitment to providing its students with the highest level of instruction,” Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Vicki Román-Lagunas said. “I would like to congratulate our awardees and wish them productive research endeavors.” Here are the approved proposals:
Julie Iromuanya

Julie Iromuanya to read from debut novel

Friday, April 17, 2015

Julie Iromuanya has always wanted to write books. When she was 8 years old, she wrote her first query letter to three publishers. One of the publishers wrote back and said it was “not soliciting new works at this time.” Iromuanya recalled looking up the word “solicit” because at that age, she didn’t know what it meant. That early rejection didn’t hinder Iromuanya from making her childhood dream a reality. “It was such a funny thing, because I was so encouraged,” she said.

Northeastern plans Money Smart Week events

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Northeastern Illinois University will participate in the Chicago Federal Reserve’s Money Smart Week from April 18-25. Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign to promote financial literacy across all age groups. Here is the schedule of events: GeoCache for College Cash, April 20-23, Cafe Descartes in the Library Students can bring their smartphones and their financial smarts to the Library to enter to win one of three $1,000 scholarship prizes.


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