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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

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

2014 Presidential Engagement Professorships

NIU's APLU Innovation & Economic Prosperity
Award Application