A group of students stand together outdoors

Northeastern Hosting Open House and Latino College Expo April 4

Prospective students who want to advance their education can access unprecedented educational resources, college access and opportunities for scholarships at the Midwest’s first Latino College Expo and NEIU Open House.

Members of the Black Heritage Committee

Northeastern honors 11 at 22nd Annual Black Heritage Awards

Eleven members of the Northeastern Illinois University community were honored during the 22nd Annual Black Heritage Awards ceremony on Feb. 23

Photo of Northeastern Professor of Mathematics Emma Turian, Ph.D., holding a microphone and speaking on a career panel during a Women in Science Conference.

Northeastern, ChicagoCHEC to host Women in Science Week

Northeastern’s Center of Health and the Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative (ChicagoCHEC) will host their annual conference and other events the week of March 18, 2024.

A photo of Jeanine Ntihirageza (group center) with Northeastern students, faculty and staff near a mass grave in Burundi during a study abroad trip in December 2023. Photo by Viktor Gerasimovski.

Northeastern to host 10th annual Genocide and Human Rights in Africa and the Diaspora Conference; opens first collegiate oral history archive on 1972 Burundi genocide

This year’s conference will be held from March 7-8, with a special workshop day March 9. It will feature a multimedia exhibit that highlights survivors of the 1972 Burundi genocide.

A photo of the Chicago River with the Chicago skyline in the background as seen from Ping Tom Park. Photo courtesy of Friends of the Chicago River.

Northeastern to host Chicago River Student Congress

Chicago area students are invited to attend the Chicago River Student Congress on Feb. 24.

An aerial photo of NEIU's Main Campus with views of Bernard J. Brommel Hall and the University Commons with the Chicago skyline in the background.

Northeastern Board of Trustees elects new chair and secretary

Northeastern Illinois University’s Board of Trustees unanimously elected J. Todd Phillips as its new chair and Anna Meresidis as its secretary during their meeting held on Feb. 15, 2024.

A photo of three drummers at a Harambee event organized by the Black Heritage Committee.

Northeastern celebrates Black History Month 2024

Northeastern Illinois University is proud to celebrate Black History Month with a number of events that are open to the public.

A photo of Daniel L. Goodwin, smiling, wearing a dark colored suit with a white collared shirt and blue tie. The lettering of the  Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education visible in the background of the building's brick exterior.

Northeastern Illinois University alumnus and philanthropist Daniel L. Goodwin dies at 80

Daniel Lee Goodwin, whose historic contributions to Northeastern transformed the institution, died on Jan. 19.

A photo of the Auditorium on NEIU's Main Campus.

Northeastern to host Toni Preckwinckle for 9th Annual Mossadegh Servant Leadership Lecture

The lecture will take place at 3:05 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Recital Hall on the Main Campus, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Chicago.

A photo of Northeastern's Sachs Administrative Building surrounded by trees covered in snow.

Northeastern moves to remote operations for Jan. 16

All Northeastern locations will shift to remote operations and classes on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024 due to inclement weather.