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Adam M. Messinger publishes book on transgender intimate partner violence

Northeastern Illinois University Associate Professor of Justice Studies and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Adam M. Messinger has published his second book, “Transgender Intimate Partner Violence: A Comprehensive Introduction.” The book is published by New York University Press.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Reasons to give thanks

Though our Thanksgiving holiday may look and feel a little different, Northeastern Illinois University has much to be thankful for this year.

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Northeastern Illinois University awarded $275,000 grant from USDA-NIFA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) has awarded Northeastern Illinois University a $275,000 grant to support its agriculture science engagement at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI). Northeastern is one of 26 institutions in the United States—and the only institution in Illinois—to receive this grant. It is Northeastern’s fourth USDA-NIFA grant and its fifth USDA grant overall.

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Computer Science major Obsmara Ulloa named Lincoln Academy Student Laureate

Northeastern Illinois University has selected Computer Science major Obsmara Ulloa as its 2020 Lincoln Academy Student Laureate. Every fall semester, The Lincoln Academy of Illinois honors one graduating senior from each university in the state who demonstrates leadership and service contributions on campus and beyond, academic success, and extracurricular achievements.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Grant awards

Northeastern has received a grant to digitize the archives of alumnus and former Illinois Congressman Luis Gutiérrez. The University also received a grant for students from the Consulate General of Mexico.

Ambassador Reyna Torres Mendivil, Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago, presents Liesl Downey, Executive Director of the NEIU Foundation, with the 2020 IME Becas grant on Oct. 19.

Consulate General of Mexico awards grant to Northeastern Illinois University

The Consulate General of Mexico has awarded a $9,000 IME Becas grant to Northeastern Illinois University. This is the fifth year Northeastern has received the grant.

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Northeastern Illinois University wins grant to digitize Gutiérrez Congressional Archives

The Illinois State Historical Records Advisory Board Historical Records Grant Program has awarded Northeastern Illinois University a $5,000 grant to digitize the archives of former Illinois Congressman and Northeastern alumnus Luis Gutiérrez. The award is the highest amount a project can receive.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Lights. Camera. Laptops!

Stage Center Theatre has launched a virtual theatre festival for social justice featuring works submitted by the NEIU community. Submissions are still being accepted for the festival as well as the Undocumented Cookbook and COVID-19 student archives.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: GEERing up

Northeastern Illinois University has been awarded a grant from the Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund to aid recruitment and retention efforts.

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Illinois Board of Higher Education awards competitive GEER grant to Northeastern Illinois University

The Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) has awarded Northeastern Illinois University a $456,286 grant to help target equity in its recruitment and retention efforts. This federal CARES Act funding is one of nine Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund competitive grants totaling $3 million that IBHE has awarded to public colleges and universities.