Ser Seshsh Ab Heter-Clifford M. Boxley to lecture on ‘Forks of the Roads’

Northeastern Illinois University will host a lecture by world-renowned author and scholar Ser Seshsh Ab Heter-Clifford M. Boxley on Sept. 14.

The lecture, titled “America's domestic 'slave trade' at Natchez, Miss., Forks of the Roads,” will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the Auditorium. The event will be followed by a reception outside the Auditorium from 2-5 p.m.

Northeastern, ChicagoCHEC to co-host Women in Science Conference

Julie Des Jardins, author of “Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science,” and Museum of Science and Industry Education Coordinator Sophie Shrand, host of the web series “Science With Sophie,” will serve as keynote speakers as Northeastern Illinois University and the Chicago Cancer Health Equi

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Labor Day edition

The first week of the Fall 2017 semester is in the books at Northeastern Illinois University. Head into Labor Day weekend by catching up on awards, publications, photos from Golden Eagle Welcome Day (like the picture above) and more in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Back to school

Got your pencils ready? Excellent! Another academic year kicks off with lots of good news to share. Read about six students’ summer research fellowships with ChicagoCHEC, new faculty publications and more.

Chicago Film Society announces Fall 2017 movie screening schedule

The Chicago Film Society (CFS) has announced its Fall 2017 schedule of movies that will be shown on Northeastern Illinois University’s Main Campus. “Autumn Leaves” will open the series on Sept. 6 with a special introduction from Chicago Reader and Cine-File contributor Ben Sachs.

Students inspired by ChicagoCHEC Research Fellowship experience

As Northeastern Illinois University prepares for the start of a new academic year, six students will bring the summer fellowship learning experiences of a lifetime back to class with them.

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.


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