Community and Professional Education announces additional spring offerings

Northeastern Illinois University's Office of Community and Professional Education (CAPE) has added the following non-credit programs this spring. Click titles for complete details or search all CAPE and Campus Recreation offerings.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Break time

While Northeastern Illinois University is shutting down for Spring Break, there are plans in the works for all kinds of educational and cultural events later this month. Get the latest on some high-profile speakers, a new video series with the president and two alumni who are making news with a former Chicago Bears star.

John St. Augustine, Bill Kurtis to deliver Green Business Conference keynote

Best-selling author, producer and broadcaster John St. Augustine and legendary broadcaster Bill Kurtis will deliver the keynote address during the Green Business Conference at Northeastern Illinois University on April 4. St. Augustine and Kurtis are partners on “Earth Matters,” a series of one-minute vignettes on environmental issues that airs on WCPT-AM/FM in Chicago.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: So many student awards

When people in the Northeastern Illinois University community talk about taking pride in their students, this week is an example of why. We’ve got news about awards won by students from Environmental Science, Music and The Independent—plus the University’s starring role on a new NBC series.

M5 Mexican Brass opens Chicago Brass Festival weekend

M5 Mexican Brass will open the 9th annual Chicago Brass Festival at Northeastern Illinois University at 7:30 p.m. on March 10. The performance will take place in the Auditorium on the Main Campus, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.

Northeastern takes a starring role in Hollywood

Northeastern Illinois University has been discovered.

Since 2013, the Main Campus and El Centro locations have been used as film sets for a number of television productions. Now Northeastern will appear in an episode of mega-producer Dick Wolf’s new NBC series, “Chicago Justice,” which premiered March 5.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Research matters

With the publication of a study on dark matter and the publication of a book on the school-to-prison pipeline, Northeastern Illinois University faculty members have again put themselves at the forefront of academic research. Read about their work, plus student science awards and an upcoming job fair for military veterans in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Northeastern to host Veterans Career and Internship Fair on March 6

Northeastern Illinois University will host a Veterans Career and Internship Fair on Monday, March 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. in Alumni Hall on the Main Campus, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Chicago.

Geared toward veterans and military-connected dependents, the fair is free and open to the public. Attendees should bring plenty of resumes and are encouraged to dress professionally.

Participating organizations include:

International team announces dark matter research results

Northeastern Illinois University Assistant Professor of Physics Orin Harris is part of the international PICO Collaboration team that this week announced that the PICO-60 dark matter bubble chamber experiment has produced a new dark matter limit after analysis of data from the most recent run.

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