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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Leaders in leadership

Northeastern Illinois University’s Educational Leadership master’s degree program has earned national recognition! Read all about the program’s ranking, find out how to make nominations for the 2020 Alumni Awards and more in Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Northeastern Illinois University’s Educational Leadership master’s degree program ranked among nation’s best

GradReports, an online resource that matches students to graduate programs, named Northeastern Illinois University’s Educational Leadership program the best in the state and 20th overall in the nation on its list of 2020 Best Colleges.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Trees and Golden Apples

Northeastern has earned another recognition for its green efforts, and three alumnae have been named finalists for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Northeastern earns 2019 Tree Campus USA recognition

For the fifth consecutive year, Northeastern Illinois University has received a Tree Campus USA recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Black History Month

Black History Month is about to kick off at Northeastern Illinois University! Among the many highlights is the return of an alumna who founded the Bronzeville Historical Society and will return for a lecture at the Carruthers Center.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Flamin’ Hot speaker

Northeastern Illinois University has announced the next speaker in the Daniel L. Goodwin Distinguished Lecture Series—and this man’s creation may have influenced your recent snacking. Find out more about the lecture, the next Jewel Box Series concert and more in Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Northeastern to host Flamin’ Hot creator Richard P. Montañez for next Goodwin Lecture

Richard P. Montañez, creator of the popular Flamin’ Hot line of snack products, will serve as the next speaker in Northeastern Illinois University’s Daniel L. Goodwin Distinguished Lecture Series.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Friends in research

Northeastern Illinois University’s alumni go on to do some amazing work. Read about two Sociology students who became friends at Northeastern and now are both pursing doctoral degrees. We’ve got that story and much more in Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Happy New Year, 2020!

We’ve got the latest on the College of Arts and Sciences climate change initiative, Associate Professor of History Mateo Farzaneh’s numerous media appearances to discuss the situation in Iran, and much more.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: See you in 2020!

That’s a wrap on another calendar year! Take a look back at Commencement with photos, videos and a story about a married couple who graduated together.