Northern Illinois University Moves Undergraduate Classes Online, After 120 Students Test Positive For COVID"I cannot emphasize enough that the points of origin for the spread of COVID-19 at NIU are parties and gatherings, especially ones where participants have failed to wear masks and physically distance. It is because of these activities that we now must take this two-week pause," NIU president Lisa C. Freeman wrote in a letter to students.
Chicago Mother Says Son, Henry Mayfield Jr., Was Soldier Killed In Kenya Extremist AttackA Chicago mother says her son is one of three Americans killed in Sunday’s extremist attack in Kenya.
Northern Illinois University To Hold Moment Of Silence On 11th Anniversary Of Campus ShootingOn the 11th anniversary of the campus shooting at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, the school will observe a moment of silence to remember the lives of five students who were killed on Feb. 14, 2008.
Tornadoes On The Rise In IllinoisDramatic tornadoes are on the rise in Illinois.
NIU Shooting Marks 10 YearsNot only did it change that campus forever, it also changed the lives of those who survived that horror.
NIU Discontinues Out-Of-State Tuition RateBeginning with the fall 2018 semester, both in-state and out-of-state students at Northern Illinois University will pay the same tuition rate.
New Study Shows Natural Prairie Grass To Be More Beneficial Than Green GrassYour lawn may be green and lush but, according to a new study from Northern Illinois University, planting other kinds of grasses and plants may be more beneficial to the planet.
Outgoing NIU President To Get $600,000 Severance DealNorthern Illinois University will pay President Doug Baker about $600,000 plus benefits when he steps down later this month.
Northern Illinois University Professor, Alum Win Grammy AwardsChance the Rapper stole the spotlight at the Grammys on Sunday, but he wasn’t the only person from Illinois to bring home the gold.
Education Week Interview: Doug Baker, President, Northern Illinois UniversityDoug Baker, President of Northern Illinois University talked about what Northern Illinois University looks for in prospective students.
Retired Navy Veteran Donning Cap And Gown At NIU 63 Years LaterAn 85-year-old Korean War veteran is reliving his college years this week at Northern Illinois University, and will experience something very special on Saturday.
Are Texts, Email, Instant Messages Causing Too Much Stress For Students?A new study has found some college students’ health suffers by the constant pressure they feel to respond quickly to text messages, email, and instant messages.
Charred Body Found On Northern Illinois University Campus A charred body was discovered on Northern Illinois University’s campus in DeKalb.
NIU Students Getting Booster Shots Amid Mumps OutbreakHundreds of students at Northern Illinois University have received booster shots, as the university tries to keep a mumps outbreak under control.
NIU Student Dies In Fall From Dorm WindowThe student removed the window screen and fell from the 11th floor of the Stevenson Towers residence hall on the university’s campus in DeKalb, according to campus alert sent out Sunday night by Eric Weldy, vice president of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.