Northeastern partners with Ridgewood High School for dual-enrollment program
Northeastern Illinois University has welcomed five high school students this fall as part of a dual-enrollment program with Ridgewood High School (RHS) in Norridge, Ill.
Physical Education major Miriam Varela named Lincoln Academy Student Laureate
Northeastern Illinois University has selected Physical Education (K-12) major Miriam Varela as its 2019 Lincoln Academy Student Laureate.
Graphic Design student creates ‘Product Placement’ album cover
When English Instructor Larry O. Dean’s band, The Injured Parties, dropped a new album in September, the achievement was made all the more special by a collaboration with a student from Northeastern Illinois University’s Graphic Design program.
Noteworthy at Northeastern: SACNAS awards
Northeastern Illinois University students have a history of coming home from the SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference with awards, and this year was no different. Find out who earned honors, which faculty members were featured in the news media and more in this week’s Noteworthy at Northeastern.
Noteworthy at Northeastern: A home for Dreamers
Northeastern Illinois University has graduated 10 scholars in TheDream.US program since beginning a partnership in 2015. This fall, 10 more have arrived. Read more about the program for undocumented students, newly published research from the Department of Biology, and a grant that will bring teachers into Computer Science classes as students. It’s all in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.
Northeastern researchers publish study on a new model for Werner syndrome
Northeastern Illinois University students and faculty members have published an article describing a new way to study Werner syndrome, a rare genetic disease characterized by the early onset of aging, increased risk of cancer and other age-related conditions such as diabetes.
Northeastern partners with Waukegan School District on Computer Science grant
Northeastern Illinois University will serve as a partner on a five-year, $3.5 million Education Innovation and Research grant that the United States Department of Education has awarded to boost student interest, motivation and access to STEM opportunities in Waukegan Community Unit School District #60.
TheDream.US partnership brings 10 new undocumented scholars to Northeastern
Northeastern Illinois University welcomed 10 new TheDream.US scholars to the University this fall, joining another 22 scholars who are continuing their studies.
Noteworthy at Northeastern: Boosting the business community
Find out more about Northeastern’s role in the education of future Latinx business leaders, an education alumna who saved the life of one of her fifth-grade students and more.
Sarah Cordell earns Northeastern’s Distinguished Teaching Award
Northeastern Illinois University has selected Associate Professor of Mathematics Sarah Cordell as the 2019 recipient of the Audrey Reynolds Distinguished Teaching Award.