Noteworthy at Northeastern: On the road

The work of Northeastern Illinois University students and faculty members reaches far beyond the classroom. Read about a new fund that will support student travel, a student trip to Canada to study dark matter and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: The rankings are in

Northeastern Illinois University is among the nation’s leaders in two recent rankings—for least student debt and safest campus. Find out more about the rankings, which faculty members published articles and which high-profile alumnus announced his retirement from the NBA.

Northeastern Illinois University ranked country’s third-safest campus

Northeastern Illinois University has been ranked the country’s third-safest campus in a new report by College Stats, an organization that uses statistics to help students make informed decisions about where to attend college.

Northeastern Illinois University ranks in Top 15 nationally for least debt

Northeastern Illinois University students graduate with the 15th-lowest student loan debt nationally among public four-year colleges and universities and the lowest debt among all Illinois institutions, according to a report released Aug. 10, 2017. Among all four-year colleges and universities, Northeastern ranks 41st.

Economy class: The Edward F. Stuart Legacy Fund

Northeastern Illinois University Economics Professor Emeritus Edward Stuart loves to travel. More than that, he loves to lead student groups on study tours. In fact, during his 31-year tenure at Northeastern, Stuart has led 17 study trips to cities such as Barcelona, Warsaw and Munich.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Set your tee time

Northeastern Illinois University’s longest-running scholarship event has announced the special guest speakers—and a new location. Find out who is coming to the 45th Annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event next month, who was honored on a list of most influential Latinos and more!

David Haugh, Elias Kasongo to be featured speakers at Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event

Chicago Tribune sports columnist David Haugh and Northeastern Illinois University alumnus Elias Kasongo, a refugee from Congo who worked his way to upper management at Eli’s Cheesecake, will be the featured speakers during the 45th Annual Chuck Kane Scholarship Golf Event.

History Professor Patrick Miller returns from eventful Fulbright appointment

Northeastern Illinois University History Professor Patrick Miller could not have picked a more opportune point in modern American history to travel overseas as a Fulbright Scholar.

Northeastern to host 2017 Chicago Chamber Music Festival

Northeastern Illinois University will host the Chicago Chamber Music Festival (CCMF) from July 29 through Aug. 5.

CCMF is a one-week summer immersion program for talented young musicians ages 12-18. The goal of the CCMF is to provide students and young musicians an intensive experience that develops both their solo and chamber music playing regardless of their backgrounds.

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.

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