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Northern Illinois Drafting Policy for Smoke-Free Campus
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University has created a task force to write a draft policy for the state's Smoke-Free Campus Act, which goes into effect July 1.
Former Gov. Pat Quinn last August signed the law that bans smoking both indoors and outdoors in all Illinois state-support…
Judge: Suit From Former NIU Police Chief Can Go Forward
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has refused to toss a 2014 civil rights lawsuit by a former police chief at Northern Illinois University.
The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reports Friday's ruling against the DeKalb school means Donald Grady's lawsuit can go forward...
NIU Offering Live Video Stream of Dorm Demolition
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University is offering a live video feed of the ongoing demolition of a 51-year-old residence hall.
The stream offers viewers a wide shot of the scene at Douglas Hall so they can watch equipment and crews working to strategically dismantle the building...
NIU plan Includes Huskie Stadium Improvements
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University has announced a new athletic facilities master plan.
The DeKalb school includes three new athletics facilities for baseball, tennis and Olympic sports. It also includes upgrades to the softball field, the soccer and track and field complex and th…
NIU Breaks Ground on $27M Building Renovation
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University held a ceremonial groundbreaking Monday for a $27 million renovation of the facility that houses performing arts, theater and other departments.
The Stevens Building opened in 1959 as the Fine Arts Building...
NIU Sees Increase in International Students
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — An almost 30 percent increase in international students has helped Northern Illinois University record its lowest drop in enrollment in five years.
NIU announced in a news release Wednesday that its fall enrollment is 20,611 — a 2...

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