Northern Now: Fall 2014
Ron Modell, jazz legend and founder of NIU’s jazz program, pens memoirs.NIU and DeKalb communities unite to reimagine campus.Download the free Northern Now app!
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Alumni entrepreneurs share their stories of inspiration and success.This spring, John Sall was awarded an honorary NIU doctorate.Students begin the semester by thanking the people who make their NIU experience possible.John Patronski, '73, invites alumni to get involved with NIU.
Summit Records has released Thomas Bough's first CD, Concertos for Brass.A book by David Gunkel provided inspiration for a video featured on the PBS Idea Channel.Members of the NIU Collegiate Association of Unreasonable Social Entrepreneurs (CAUSE) donated $2,500 to four organizations.On May 8, members of the university and area communities gathered for the groundbreaking of a community garden.
Jimmie Ward is one of four Huskies aiming to make a final 53-man roster this fall.The 2014 Huskie football team prepares for a strong season.Legendary NIU quarterbacks were at the unveiling of window clings that highlight the history of NIU football.The Huskie men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball programs began competition in August.
This spring, the NIU community celebrated “I Heart NIU” week. See what we love about NIU!May Fete was an opportunity for students to show their school spirit.Alumni share memories of Douglas Hall, which is being demolished.Ken Greisman invites fellow alumni to support NIU and the football team.