NIU students spent their spring break on a build with Habitat for Humanity. Other Alternative Spring Break programs focused on issues such as civil rights, affordable housing & service to those with disabilities.
Celebrating Excellence highlights the accomplishments and contributions of NIU students, faculty, staff and alumni to the university's mission of promoting excellence and engagement in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, creativity and artistry, and outreach and service during the academic year.
Northern Illinois University faculty are world-class and often world-renowned teachers and researchers, artists and scientists. They publish articles, edit journals, write books and produce films. They guide students on adventures in the classroom and around the world, engaging them in the practice of asking questions, searching for answers, analyzing data and documenting results.