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Engaging the Region

NIU’s Division of Outreach, Engagement, and Regional Development is the university’s most entrepreneurial operation – fostering innovation, developing talent and enhancing quality of life throughout the Chicagoland region and beyond.

Outreach News

- Christine Malecki, Jon Miller named 2014 Presidential Engagement Professors

- NIU Wins National Award For Innovation And Economic Development

- NIU among U.S. best in innovation, economic development, finalist in national award program

- 2014 Presidential Engagement Professorships

- NIU's APLU Innovation & Economic Prosperity
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