STARTALK awards Northeastern grant to train Arabic-language educators

STARTALK, an organization whose mission is to increase the number of United States citizens learning, speaking and teaching critical need foreign languages, has awarded Northeastern Illinois University a $57,328 grant for a new Multilingual Learning Center (MLC) program.

Rebecca Frazier and Hit & Run Bluegrass to perform in Jewel Box Series

Rebecca Frazier and Hit & Run Bluegrass will perform May 18 as part of Northeastern Illinois University’s Jewel Box Series. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m.

Northeastern Illinois University awards honorary doctorate to U.S. Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez

United States Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez encouraged students to honor the trailblazers who made their education possible and to in turn open doors for future generations during Northeastern Illinois University’s Commencement ceremony on May 7, 2018, at UIC Pavilion.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Class of 2018

Here we go: Northeastern Illinois University will celebrate the latest graduates during Commencement on Monday! Among the graduates are five students in a program that has quickly earned a national reputation for success. Read all about the MARC U-STAR Program scholars, the faculty members who have earned emeritus status and a high-profile conference that took place at El Centro in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Northeastern appoints six professors emeriti

Northeastern Illinois University has awarded emeritus status to six retiring faculty members. They will be honored during Commencement on May 7.

Northeastern awards the prestigious status to eligible retiring faculty members upon the recommendation of the department or program, with the concurrence of the dean and the provost, and with the approval of the University president.

The new professors emeriti are:

Pride of the South Side

Andrea Evans is the brand new director of Northeastern Illinois University’s Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, yet she already has one small regret.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Student successes

Commencement is approaching fast! As Northeastern Illinois University prepares to celebrate the newest class of graduates, we’ve got photos from the Student Success Awards and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: #Proud2beNEIU

Proud to be NEIU Day is coming on April 26. If you don’t already have enough reasons to be proud, this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern highlights Biology student presentations at a major conference, a College of Arts and Sciences Education Program student observation visit to a local high school, an El Centro Scholar who appears in a new short film and much more!

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Spring highlights

Onto every great university, a little snow must fall. And so began the week at Northeastern Illinois University.

We end the week with decidedly warmer weather, as well as news about a faculty member’s history book award, previews of next week’s high-profile lectures and much more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

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Book cover of The Pursuit of Ruins featuring an ancient carved stone


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