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Rep. Gutierrez to attend DAPA info session at Northeastern

Thursday, July 2, 2015

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez will attend a Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) information session at Northeastern Illinois University on Saturday, July 11. The event is free and open to the public. Gutierrez, who graduated from Northeastern in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, is one of the national leaders in the fight for immigration reform. He will provide an overview of DAPA and updates on the pending court case.

Northeastern awards tenure and promotions

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Northeastern Illinois University has awarded tenure and promotions to associate professor to 16 members of the faculty, who were introduced during the June 18 Board of Trustees meeting at El Centro. “I congratulate the newest members of our faculty to earn tenure,” Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Richard J. Helldobler said. “This is an important milestone in their development as teachers, mentors and role models for Northeastern’s current and future students. Their promotions also build on Northeastern’s tradition of teaching and research excellence.”

Jeff Kowalkowski releases jazz trio album

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Composer/pianist Jeff Kowalkowski has made a name for himself as a veteran of the Chicago creative jazz scene. The Northeastern Illinois University instructor is active as a freelance keyboardist and bandleader of the Jeff Kowalkowski Trio performing classical, jazz and rock music with a specialty in “avant-garde” and “new music.” Now, the jazz power trio is set to release its self-titled debut June 29 on the New Atlantis Records label. 



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