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Northeastern Illinois University announces new $12 million goal for Transforming Lives fundraising campaign

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Northeastern Illinois University has another reason to celebrate during its 150th year. The institution’s first fundraising campaign, called Transforming Lives: The Campaign for Northeastern Illinois University, reached its $10 million goal well ahead of schedule. With almost 11 months left in the campaign, Interim President Richard Helldobler has announced an ambitious new goal of $12 million.
Exterior view of the Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies Building

Noteworthy at Northeastern: Carruthers Center history

Friday, January 26, 2018

Three members of Northeastern Illinois University’s library staff worked together to produce a new digital collection of publications that came out of the Carruthers Center in the 1960s and ’70s. Find out how to view the collection, which students won the Mach Concerto competition and which students and alumni appeared in the Chicago Tribune’s high-profile project about DACA recipients. It’s all in this week’s edition of Noteworthy at Northeastern.
Assistant Professor of Business Law Richard Kilpatrick stands outdoors in front of National University of Singapore signage

Richard Kilpatrick returns from maritime law research fellowship

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

As an unprecedented migration crisis unfolds in the Mediterranean Sea, commercial vessels often witness boats filled with refugees crossing major shipping lanes. These boats are typically unsafe and overloaded, and commercial vessels are often first responders when the refugees need help. Commercial shipmasters and crews are legally obligated to rescue the refugees and take them to a place of safety, but these rescues have also regularly led to a sticky legal question: Who pays for the commercial costs of rescue-related shipping delays?


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