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COVID-19 updates for Spring 2023 

Based on the guidance of federal, state and local mandates, Northeastern’s Emergency Management Team has updated COVID-19 recommendations.

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Northeastern Illinois University increases freshman enrollment by more than 50 percent

Northeastern had the greatest year-to-year growth percentage of first-time, full-time freshman enrollment among all Illinois public universities.

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Northeastern Illinois University receives $2.5 million from Illinois Innovation Network

Northeastern Illinois University will receive $2.5 million from the Illinois Innovation Network to establish sites for the University’s Business Innovation and Growth (BIG) Center.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Wishing you a happy NEIU year!

Read a recap of Commencement and meet our 2022 Lincoln Laureate.

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Communication, Media and Theatre major Javonti Mordican named Lincoln Academy Student Laureate

Northeastern Illinois University has selected Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT) major Javonti Mordican as its 2022 Lincoln Academy Student Laureate.

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Northeastern Illinois University awards honorary doctorate to U.S. Sen. Richard J. Durbin

Acknowledging the myriad of challenges students faced, Durbin referred to the Northeastern Illinois University Class of 2022 as “incredible.”

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Hats off to the Class of 2022!

Northeastern Illinois University congratulates our December 2022 graduates! Read about this and our other upcoming events in our weekly newsletter.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Commence the holidays!

Catch up on the latest happenings at NEIU in our weekly newsletter.

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U.S. Sen. Richard J. Durbin to deliver Commencement address

Durbin, the 47th U.S. Senator from the State of Illinois, will be Northeastern Illinois University’s December 2022 Commencement speaker.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: In gratitude

Northeastern Illinois University is thankful for all who are part of our community. Catch up on recent achievements and more in our weekly newsletter.