DeMara Campbell, Manish Kumar, Nicole Holland, Saul Manon-Arellano, Gloria J. Gibson, Jessie Fuentes, Laurie Fuller, Brooke Mullins and Shireen Roshanravan pose for a photo at the second annual President’s Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Awards.

Northeastern honors eight during second annual President’s Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Awards

Northeastern Illinois University held its second annual President’s Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Awards on April 26 in Alumni Hall on the University’s Main Campus. It was also live streamed at El Centro and the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (CCICS).

University administrators present Kwame Raoul with an honorary doctor of humane letters

Northeastern graduates class of 2023, awards honorary doctorate to Kwame Raoul

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul encouraged graduates to embrace change at Northeastern Illinois University’s Commencement ceremony on May 12 at Credit Union 1 Arena.

A photo of people walking around Northeastern's University Commons on a sunny day.

Northeastern, EPA partner to increase environmental career opportunities for students

The partnership will increase environmental knowledge, research and community engagement while providing enhanced academic and career opportunities for students from historically underrepresented groups.

A photo of Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Andrea Evans, President Gloria J. Gibson, Dean Michael Bedell, Jessica Mueller and Interim Director of CCICS Akua Cason during the ribbon cutting of the BIG Center on May 4, 2023.

Northeastern Illinois University’s Business Innovation & Growth Center opens first physical location

Northeastern Illinois University opened the first physical location of the Business Innovation & Growth Center at CCICS on May 4, 2023.

A photo of members of the Northeastern and Argonne National Laboratory CROCUS grant with President Gloria J. Gibson during the installation of scientific equipment on the roof of Brommel Hall on May 5, 2023.

Northeastern, Argonne National Laboratory and partners use new tools to combat Chicago’s changing climate

Data collected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Urban Integrated Field Laboratory will help scientists understand climate change in the city’s most vulnerable neighborhoods.

Nicholas Voss wears the Tree Campus USA flag as a cape near the Solitary Oak, a swamp white oak tree on the Main Campus that is more than 200 years old. He is accompanied by other students and participants on the Arbor Day tree tour. 

Northeastern earns 2022 Tree Campus USA recognition

For the eighth consecutive year, Northeastern has received a Tree Campus Higher Education recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation.

A photo of the exterior of the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies.

Northeastern to host Public Narrative’s Community Media Awards

Public Narrative’s 28th Annual Community Media Awards will take place at 5:30 p.m. May 11 at the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (CCICS), 700 E. Oakwood Blvd. in Chicago.

A photo of Durene I. Wheeler in a red top with blue flowers smiling, facing the camera. Water is in the background.

Durene I. Wheeler earns Northeastern’s Distinguished Teaching Award

Northeastern Illinois University has selected Durene I. Wheeler, Ph.D. as the 2023 recipient of the Audrey Reynolds Distinguished Teaching Award.

A photo of Credit Union 1 Arena with Northeastern's logo, Presidential Seal and banners for University values and college flags.

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul to deliver Commencement address

Northeastern Illinois University's Commencement is scheduled for 4 p.m. May 12 at Credit Union 1 Arena (formerly UIC Pavilion), 525 S. Racine Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are required. The ceremony will be streamed live at

Photo of the mural tribute to George Floyd with flowers cards and other signs laid in front outside of Cup Foods in Minneapolis, Minnesota as mourners pay respects in June 2020. Photo by Vasanth Rajkumar/Wikimedia Commons. 

Northeastern Illinois University hosts a conversation with the 2023 George Floyd Social Justice Scholarship recipients

This year’s award recipients, Asha Brown (Sociology) and Prentice Hills (Social Work), will discuss meaning of social justice on April 3.