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Harper teaming with 3 universities to offer bachelor's degrees
By Christopher Placek
Jan 8, 2018 8:36 AM
Harper College this week will cut the ribbon on a new program aimed at making it easier and cheaper for students to earn bachelor's degrees.
How an Elgin anthropologist ended up with world's largest collection of tiny fossils
By Madhu Krishnamurthy
Nov 16, 2017 9:25 AM
Dan Gebo, an Elgin anthropologist, has spent nearly 20 years studying and identifying nearly 500 minuscule finger and toe bones as belonging to 45-million-year-old tiny primates from the mid-Eocene period.
NIU Foundation honors CME Group Foundation with High Impact Philanthropy Award
Nov 3, 2017 5:12 PM
For its generous support in providing financial assistance toward degree completion to a diverse group of transfer students, the CME Group Foundation is this year's recipient of the Northern Illinois University Foundation's High Impact Philanthropy Award.
NIU wins in OT, is now bowl-eligible
Oct 26, 2017 11:05 PM
Marcus Jones had the only touchdown in overtime and Northern Illinois scored on three of its final four drives to rally past Eastern Michigan 30-27 on Thursday night in DeKalb. With the victory, NIU is now bowl-eligible.
District 211, Harper and NIU join to increase BA degrees awarded
Submitted by Harper College and District 211
Sep 15, 2017 11:16 AM
Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211, Harper College and Northern Illinois University have been selected to participate in a one-year "design challenge" that aims to dramatically increase bachelor's degree completion for community college students.
Survey: CEO say taxes, government challenges suburban businesses
By Richard Klicki
Dec 15, 2017 1:07 PM
Taxes, government, health care and finding skilled workers are the top challenges facing suburban business, according to the first CEO Survey conducted by Northern Illinois University's Center for Governmental Studies in conjunction with the Daily Herald Business Ledger.
Why Illinois' personal income growth is 49th in nation
By Anna Marie Kukec
Jul 16, 2017 4:20 PM
Why does Illinois rank 49th, just above Nevada, in personal income growth over the decade ending in 2016? Experts blame the loss of population, an adversarial political climate, and a need for job training and education.
Northern Illinois basketball signs 6-4 guard Thorpe
Daily Herald Report
Jun 9, 2017 4:32 PM
A high-scoring 6-foot-4 guard from Triton College will join the Northern Illinois University men's basketball program, head coach Mark Montgomery announced Friday.
Images: Neuqua Valley High School graduation
By Mark Black
May 28, 2017 11:40 AM
Neuqua Valley High School held its graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 28, at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
Harper, Elgin, NIU presidents to talk higher education
Daily Herald report
Apr 30, 2017 5:16 PM
The presidents of Harper College, Elgin Community College and Northern Illinois University will discuss a variety of issues facing higher education Thursday morning in Hoffman Estates.
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