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The dilemma surrounding online-only education

The dilemma surrounding online-only education

March 26, 2020

In response to the current coronavirus pandemic, 272 institutions of higher learning in the United S...

Google headquarters on 320 N. Morgan.

Google, meet NEIU: a new partnership

April 10, 2019

During this summer, future computer science students who are seniors in high school and have been ad...

NEIU faculty, staff and community members peruse the recently published work of faculty members in Alumni Hall.

NEIU faculty celebrate each other and their work

April 10, 2019

The story in on the Faculty Publications and Creative Works Reception, March 28, 2019 Sponsored by Aca...

Sachs Administration Building (C Building) on NEIU's main campus.

Police confirm campus tagging are isolated incidents, not gang related

February 12, 2019

Over the last three months there have been several incidents of tagging and graffitiing on the three NE...

Students can request a police escort to their vehicle when leaving campus late at night.

NEIU Police Blotter: Dec. 17 to Jan. 14

January 22, 2019

Jan. 14 – 5555 N. Bernard: NEIU police officers responded to a “disabled vehicle” in the middle of the...

A view of Chicago from CCICS' Bird Nest. Photo by Andrew Calderon.

CCICS campus embraces culture, community and family

January 22, 2019

NEIU has roots on the Southside of Chicago. In the heart of Bronzeville on 700 E. Oakwood Blvd. lies th...

Archival political pins in the Ronald Williams Library. Display set up by Digital Scholarship Librarian and Assistant Professor Alyssa Vincent, Social Sciences Librarian and Assistant Professor Ed Remus and Administrative Assistant Bonnie Pfeiffelman.

Archival Political Buttons in the Ronald Williams Library

November 6, 2018

Political buttons from the last several decades had the dust brushed off of them to be displayed in Ronald Wil...

Editors Robert Kukla, Amaris E. Rodriguez and Nicole F. Anderson pose with the Independent's

Independent places 6th in ‘Best of Show’ at national college media convention

November 6, 2018

The Independent news staff placed 6th for the “Best of Show” award at the 2018 ACP/CMA National Co...

NEIU students participating in NEIU's Alternative Spring Break Program. Photo provided by Veronica Rodriguez and used with permission.

Alternative Spring Break Program Now Accepting Applications

November 6, 2018

The opportunity to engage with people in different communities, states and countries is once aga...

Barry Dayton demonstrating a math modeling technique at the open house.

Exploring Math in a New Way: Math Department Holds Annual Open House

November 6, 2018

NEIU students explored math courses during the annual mathematics department open house. Math majors and stu...

NEIU Police Blotter: Oct. 3 - Nov. 1

NEIU Police Blotter: Oct. 3 – Nov. 1

November 6, 2018

Oct. 3 - The Nest: Officers responded to verbal dispute between roommates. A verbal threat was made prior ...

Lech Walesa Hall on NEIU's main campus.

Lech Walesa Hall follow-up: artwork taken down is relief to some

November 6, 2018

The artwork removal located in Lech Walesa Hall (LWH) was one of the first decisions made by President...

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