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Stacks of diploma covers sitting on a table at a Commencement ceremony

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Class of 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

Here we go: Northeastern Illinois University will celebrate the latest graduates during Commencement on Monday! Among the graduates are five students in a program that has quickly earned a national reputation for success. Read all about the MARC U-STAR Program scholars, the faculty members who have earned emeritus status and a high-profile conference that took place at El Centro in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.
The five graduating MARC scholars pose in Bernard Brommel Hall.

Northeastern’s MARC program quickly building national reputation

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Ryan Borchert wanted two things before he would enroll in college: a little more money, and a little more maturity. After serving six years in the Illinois Army National Guard as a combat medic, it’s safe to say he earned both. In May, Borchert will earn his Bachelor of Science in Biology and enter the prestigious Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences Ph.D. Program at Northwestern University, an accomplishment for which he gives considerable credit to the National Institutes of Health MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) U-STAR Program at Northeastern Illinois University.

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