Letter from the Editor

Unleashing Huskie Pride!

NIU mascot, Mission, plays a starring role in a video that’s inspiring pride and generosity throughout Huskie Nation.

Hammock Brings Passion, Pride to Huskies

His NIU pride is evident. His personality is infectious. His Twitter feed is a must-follow. And you can’t help but smile when he laughs.

Laser Focus

A student team crosses the boundaries of academic disciplines, theory and application by identifying commercialization pathways for a faculty invention.

NIU Alumni Travel Program

Upcoming Trips/Dates

Weather or Not?

The Eyes Have It: Setting Sights on Innovation

Cover Story

Professor’s Fight Against Leading Cause of Blindness Inspires Campus-Wide Collaboration

Orange is the New Red & Black

Discover’s new ‘code_orange’ program is leading to jobs.

Mission Aboard!

Northern Illinois University and the NIU Alumni Association announce the addition of Mini Mish to the Huskie Family.

Baseball Dreams Realized With NIU Degree

Former Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti, ’76, is the 2019 NIU Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus Award winner.

Add A Special NIU Touch

to your next event with an appearance by Mission, the official mascot of NIU.

From Your NIUAA President