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NEIU provides update regarding Spring 2020 Commencement

NEIU provides update regarding Spring 2020 Commencement

March 31, 2020

On March 20, Northeastern Illinois University notified students via email that the commencement ceremonie...

Katharina Losacco | Photo by: Matthew Rago

NEIU Artist Spotlight: Katharina Losacco

December 4, 2019

Northeastern Illinois University alumna Katharina Losacco is an aspiring poet unafraid of projecting the...

Police Blotter: Nov. 16 to Nov. 27

Police Blotter: Nov. 16 to Nov. 27

December 2, 2018

Nov.16 - Off Campus: Faculty and staff were concerned about a student threatening to harm himself. Ch...

NEIU Physics Department to Begin Tackling Dark Matter

Joanna Vaklin, Comic Artist

October 17, 2018

NEIU is contributing in the tackle of discovery in evidence on dark matter, the “big unsolved problem” in physics.  The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded a grant to NEIU to help be part of the PICO project. The $169,858 three-year grant will help NEIU students and faculty create and maintain software...


Filing FAFSA Early at NEIU

October 17, 2018

Oct. 1 began the application period to file FAFSA. NEIU’s Early FAFSA Task Force committee “#EarlyF...

Graphic by Mary Kroeck.

Early Voting at NEIU

October 17, 2018

The voting polls for early voters opened on Thursday, Sept. 27 for the gubernatorial elections. All...

People engaged at the first Pre-SOMA event at NEIU. Photo by Daphne Watson.

Pre-SOMA’s First Medical Student Panel

October 17, 2018

The Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) at NEIU hosted their first medical student pa...

Nathan Mathews photo by NEIU Alumni Alec Thorsen.

NEIU Professor Shines Light On Dull Architecture with Photography

October 17, 2018

        NEIU professor Nathan Mathews is shining a bright light on dull architecture with his p...

President Gloria J. Gibson smiles with Leslie Hurtado during the

Selfie Day with President Gibson

September 25, 2018

Through one-on-one conversations at the selfie event, President Gloria J. Gibson introduced hersel...

Zumba with NEIU's President Gloria J. Gibson. Photo by Maleydi Roman.

Groovin’ with Gibson: Zumba with the President

September 25, 2018

On Tuesday Sept. 11 President Gibson was the main attraction for “Zumba with the President” which was held in...

Police Blotter 08/22 - 09/20

Police Blotter 08/22 – 09/20

September 25, 2018

Aug. 22: Bryn Mawr and Kimball: NEIU police officers responded and assisted a person who was observed stumb...

Biology majors, Aafreen Khatoon and Emily Yalda look through the Rheaply website. Photo by Joanna Vaklin

Rheaply Provides Free Science Equipment to NEIU’s Biology Department

September 25, 2018

Perhaps the biggest way for education to thrive is by sharing and communicating information. NEI...

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