Greg Carr to lecture at Carruthers Center

Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies at Howard University Greg Carr will deliver a lecture titled “Black Education and Politics in America” on July 21 at the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies. Carr is also a member of the adjunct faculty at the Howard School of Law.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: A season of music

Northeastern Illinois University has announced the next season of its highly regarded Jewel Box Series. Don’t miss a beat! Find out who will perform in this series of diverse musical genres, what a new grant from Lurie Children’s Hospital will do and which faculty member published an article with the help of an NEIU Summer Research Stipend.

Northeastern announces 2017-18 Jewel Box Series schedule

Now in its 18th year, Northeastern Illinois University’s Jewel Box Series returns for the 2017-18 season with a new, diverse lineup of artists from all over the world to perform in the acoustically superior Recital Hall and spacious Auditorium.

The eight-concert series will begin Sept. 29, and offers music from a variety of genres through May 18, 2018.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: An inspirational alumna

In case we haven’t said it enough: Northeastern Illinois University’s alumni continue to make us proud.

Read the latest inspirational story about an alumna who created a center for adolescents and adults with disabilities, find out who was interviewed by the BBC and make your plans for NEIU Weekend in the latest edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern!

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Making a dream a special-needs reality

When Angie Craft married in 2006, she became stepmom to an autistic boy named James. “I was scared to death,” said Craft, a social worker. “I had spent much of my working life with people who have mental illnesses and addiction problems, but I’d never been around nonverbal people before.”

Noteworthy at Northeastern: A taste of Hollywood

Did you know that two Northeastern Illinois University graduates run the largest soundstage operation outside of Hollywood?

Read all about the Pissios brothers, watch the new Ask the President video and find out which faculty member’s book earned national media attention in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Noteworthy at Northeastern: Summer scholars

Northeastern Illinois University has awarded this year’s Presidential Scholarships and appointed a new acting provost. We’ve got those stories, plus more on scholarships, awards and alumni accomplishments in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Mateo Farzaneh appointed Mossadegh Initiative principal

Northeastern Illinois University Associate Professor of History Mateo Mohammad Farzaneh has been appointed as principal of the NEIU Foundation’s Dr. Mohammad Mossadegh Initiative effective June 7.


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