NLU History
Who's Who
NLU Acronyms
Potpourri
125th Anniversary Films
100

In 2018, NLU launched this expansive college based on its successful Pathways program?

What is the Undergraduate College?

100

You'll want to be nearby this dapper Vice Provost of Advising, whether it's in his CAR course or a sanity meeting.

Who is Steve Neer?

100

SAP

What is Satisfactory Academic Progress?

100

This animal's noise is believed not to echo.

What is a duck?

100

This wizard's  film topped the box office.

Who is Harry Potter?

200
This was the first college NLU offered programs for, which coincidentally also was a previous name for the school.

What is the National College of Education (NCE)?

200

This silver-fox Assistant Director is someone you can count on.

Who is Brian Pudil?

200

D2S, or sometimes DTS

What is Direct to Success?

200

Before the 17th century, these vegetables used to be mainly purple, not the bright warm color we see them as today.

What is a carrot?

200

Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph took this hit film down the aisle to gross $170 mil

What is Bridesmaids?

300

This visionary founder believed that the future prosperity of a community began with the education of its youngest children. 

Who is Elizabeth Harrison?

300

Take your NLU veterans to the Mason-Dixon line to meet this department Director.

Who is Stacey-Dixon?

300

Sweet-tooths will know what B&P stands for

What is Baking & Pastry?
300

This country is called the "Land of Lakes". It's name also suggests that there are many fish there, too!

What is Finland?

300

This Brad Pitt sports film was all A's.

What is Moneyball?

400

NLU began as a college to train women to teach kindergarten, primarily in immigrant communities, opening in what year?

What is 1886?

400

Can't take the heat? Then get out before things get too hot - but not without your ID card (or your Simpsons figurines).

Who is Jefferson Burns?

400

LBS

What is Learning Behavior Specialist?

400

This human body part stays the same size from birth, however, our nose and ears never stop growing.  

What are eyeballs?

400

You'd never call Steve Neer, Courtney Bondi or Nivine Megahed this - but Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day might!

What is Horrible Bosses?

500

This man, who shares a namesake with our University, made a historic, $30 million donation to the NCE, among the largest gifts to any college or university in Illinois.

Who is Michael W. Louis?

500
Sometimes known as "The Most Handsome Man at NLU", he's also the smartest, most popular, and most talented person in the Advising office.

Who is John Janso?

500

CAPP

What is Curriculum, Advising & Program Planning?

500

This is the only fruit that bears it's seeds on the outside.

What is a strawberry?

500

This box office bomb about a space-faring superhero made Ryan Reynolds green with envy over Marvel's more successful franchises.

What is Green Lantern?

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