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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.

Michael Angelo Ortega delivers the student speech during Commencement while wearing a blue cap and gown.

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.

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NEIU library launches podcast featuring faculty research

Two Northeastern Illinois University librarians and a library staff member have produced a podcast to highlight the process and products of the University’s faculty researc

Photo of Ruby and Joel Rodriguez (center) surrounded by their children and grandchild at NEIU's December 2019 Commencement

Scholarly sweethearts graduate together

During Northeastern Illinois University’s December 2019 Commencement ceremony, one couple celebrated their 20th year of marriage with very special gifts: their diplomas.

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Professor Emerita Ana Gil Garcia publishes book on experiences in Saudi Arabia

Northeastern Illinois University Professor Emerita Ana Gil Garcia has published her fifth book, “Secrets Under the Veil: Expats Tell All.”

Alumnus Michael Orona addresses the graduates at the December 2019 Commencement ceremony

Commencement speaker Michael Orona encourages graduates to ‘be of service to the world’

Northeastern Illinois University alumnus Michael Orona challenged the Class of 2019 graduates to recognize themselves as citizens of a greater community during the Universi

Blue and gold balloons and confetti surround graduates wearing blue caps and gowns at Commencement

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Congratulations, Class of 2019!

It’s that time of year again! Northeastern Illinois University will celebrate the latest class of graduating students during Commencement on Sunday. For those who can’t be there, the event will be streamed live at Read about faculty emeriti awards, student honors and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Northeastern Illinois University appoints four faculty emeriti

Northeastern Illinois University has awarded emeritus status to four retiring faculty members. They will be honored during Commencement on Dec. 15.

Photo of Moises Clambas (left), Allen Ramirez, Carolyn Crost, Trace Chase and Michael Ortega pose with their student research presentation, “The Effects of Technology on College Students’ Physical Activity Levels” at IAHPERD.

Students earn several awards at Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance state conference

Sixty undergraduate students in Northeastern Illinois University’s Department of Health Sciences and Physical Education attended the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD) state conference—almost double last year’s number—and took home some prestigious awards.