National Science Foundation funds STEM education conference at Northeastern Illinois University

The National Science Foundation has awarded Northeastern Illinois University a $100,000 grant to help the institution organize and host a two-day regional conference on enhancing undergraduate STEM education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Bring on finals

Next week is finals week at Northeastern Illinois University. As we all buckle down for the final push to the end of the semester—and Commencement for some—we have some exciting news to share from the City of Chicago, Ensemble Español and more.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Focus on history

Northeastern Illinois University Associate Professor of History Joshua Salzmann has published a fascinating first book, and the University made history with its Giving Tuesday fundraising efforts. Find out more about those stories, plus read about a student competition at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Economics students compete in Chicago Fed Challenge

Northeastern Illinois University sent 11 Economics students to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on Nov. 13 to compete in the College Fed Challenge. Led by Assistant Professor Hardik Marfatia, the team of students returned from the high-profile competition with experience and motivation.

Joshua Salzmann publishes book on history of Chicago’s waterfront

Northeastern Illinois University Associate Professor of History Joshua Salzmann has published his first book, “Liquid Capital: Making the Chicago Waterfront.” The book, which will be released Dec.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Season of giving

Thanksgiving weekend is almost here, which means Giving Tuesday is on the horizon. Read about this year’s Giving Tuesday fundraising efforts, a new tuition program to assist residents of Puerto Rico and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Northeastern Illinois University to offer in-state tuition program for students from Puerto Rico

Northeastern Illinois University has announced that it will charge in-state tuition to students who are residents of Puerto Rico for a two-year period beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2019.

This decision comes after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in September, leaving most residents without power or water and forcing the closure of many colleges and universities in Puerto Rico.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: A major fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded Northeastern Illinois University English Instructor Amanda Goldblatt a Creative Writing Fellowship. Find out more about the award, tonight’s Jewel Box Series performance and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Stars and laureates

Northeastern Illinois University has named its 2017 Lincoln Academy Student Laureate and welcomed a combined 11 students back from two successful conferences. Find out which students earned honors and awards, which important events are approaching and which faculty members are presenting and publishing in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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