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Top row (from left): Adriana Roman, Leslie Carrillo, Robert Fidis, SCSE Student Symposium guest speaker Corrie Moreau (associate curator of the Field Museum), Wil Bogue; Bottom row (from left): Rima Rebiai, Giovanni Monterroso, Justin Ramirez

Northeastern launches MARC program

Monday, October 6, 2014

With the September induction of seven junior-year students, Northeastern Illinois University officially became the second university in the Midwest to launch a National Institutes of Health MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) grant program. The five-year, $1.5 million grant is designed to support undergraduate students who are underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral science fields to improve their preparation for training at the Ph.D. level. Michigan State University is the only other university in the region with a MARC program.

Northeastern to host DCFS Latino Family Institute

Friday, October 3, 2014

Northeastern Illinois University will host the 26th annual Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Latino Family Institute on Friday, Oct. 10. The theme for the event, which will take place in the Student Union on Northeastern’s main campus at 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Chicago, is Latinos Matter: Promoting our Identity and Culture in Child Welfare. WGN-TV’s Ana Belaval will serve as the luncheon keynote speaker.



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