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1st Ever Geek Street Festival in Daley Plaza to Engage Kids in “STEAM”
CBS2-Chicago, July 22, 2015

Mayor John Rey, NIU President Doug Baker, City Manager Anne Marie Gaura deliver Dekalb's 2015 State of the City address
DeKalb Daily Chronicle, July 21, 2015

Girl Power: STEM Divas Camp Encourages Girls to Tackle Male Dominated Field
WTVO-Channel 17, July 21, 2015

Nerd Alert! Google's 'Geek Street' To Bring Gizmos to Daley Plaza
DNAinfo, July 21, 2015

After being tracked for two years, DeKalb County turtle goes missing
DeKalb Daily Chroincle, July 19, 2015

Giving Back: Randiss Hopkins learned community at NIU
Racing Toward Diversity magazine, July 16, 2015

Camp Power participants spend time with NIU football team
Daily Chronicle, July 15, 2015

Former Chicago provost to head first NIU diversity office
Daily Chronicle, July 10, 2015

Focus on Family: Preventing rude teens from becoming rude adults
WGN-Channel 9, July 07, 2015

Children's Books Still Overwhelmingly White
Northern Public Radio, June 18, 2015

A White Children's Book World? It Still Is, Says New Study's Author
NBC News, June 11, 2015

Summer reading break hurts low-income students
WREX, June 08, 2015

Health Care for Some: Rights and Rationing in the United States since 1930
New Books in Medicine, May 28, 2015

The Price of a Boss’s Bad Behavior: $226 Million
Wall Street Journal, May 21, 2015

Spike Lee breaks silence on controversial 'Chiraq' film
Fox-32 Chicago, May 14, 2015

NIU professor from Naperville safe after Nepal quake
Daily Herald, April 27, 2015

NIU professor reports on devastation he’s seen in Kathmandu
WGN Channel 9, April 27, 2015

A college course focusing on Game of Thrones
Fox Business, April 21, 2015

NIU Using “Game Of Thrones” To Teach About Media And History
WBBM radio, April 16, 2015

EIGERlab to move to NIU-Rockford campus
WREX, April 15, 2015

NIU class on 'Game of Thrones' covers both history and TV
DeKalb Daily Chronicle, April 15, 2015

NIU Steel Band Legends Keep On Inspiring
Northern Public Radio, April 13, 2015

NIU meteorologist shares tornado photos
ABC 7 Eyewitness News - Chicago, April 11, 2015

Rochelle tornado 'stuck out like a sore thumb' for meteorologists
Rockford Register Star, April 11, 2015

Storm Chaser Captures 90 Minutes Of Fury In Northern Illinois
CBS Chicago - Channel 2, April 10, 2015

Jay Leno Helps Shell Promote Its Annual Fuel Efficiency Challenge
Adweek, April 08, 2015

Superconducting Test Accelerator Achieves First Electron Beam
Lab Manager, April 03, 2015

Do Protests Impact Whether and How People Vote?
Governing.com, April 02, 2015

Senators Propose Manufacturing Grant
WIFR, April 02, 2015

NIU Students Working On Fuel-Efficient Car For Shell Eco-Marathon
WBBM radio, March 18, 2015

My phone ate my life
ITWeb, March 18, 2015

NIU aims to expand entrepreneurship with Rockford EIGERlab acquisition
Rockford Register Star, March 17, 2015

NIU's Corral brings her 'A' game to court and classroom
Daily Herald, March 13, 2015

Creston School partnering with NIU
Rochelle News Leader, March 13, 2015

NIU credits can be used to finish ECC degree
Chicago Tribune, March 11, 2015

NIU Teaming Up With Elgin Community College
WBBM radio, March 10, 2015

NIU, ECC ink deal allowing reverse credit transfer
Daily Herald, March 10, 2015

Partnership with arts group brings international acts to DeKalb
DeKalb Daily Chronicle, March 04, 2015

Pickin' Up Skills From A Guitar Master
Northern Public Radio, March 04, 2015

New, more chilling film clip of Eastland disaster emerges
Chicago Tribune, February 26, 2015

Culture association headquarters moving to NIU
Daily Herald, February 25, 2015

Second Eastland Disaster Archived Film Located by NIU Graduate
WTTW, February 25, 2015

Deep Under Antarctic Ice Sheet, Life!
Voice of America, February 25, 2015

McGraths support NIU entrepreneurship programs
DeKalb Daily Chronicle, February 23, 2015

Thunderstorms are more common in cities than in the countryside - and it's all thanks to pollution
Daily Mail, February 20, 2015

Someone You Should Know: Singer, Author Robert Sims
CBS Chicago - Channel 2, February 20, 2015

NIU Faculty Seeks Funding For Addressing Youth Concussion Education Progress
Northern Public Radio, February 13, 2015

Science for 'girly-girls' -- new NIU program hits Naperville
Daily Herald, February 12, 2015

Mike and Kristina McGrath Support NIU College of Business and Entrepreneurship Program
Chicago Tribune, February 12, 2015

South Pole Discovery
WTTW, February 10, 2015