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‘One Breath’: NIU New Music Festival begins Nov. 3

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The fifth NIU New Music Festival offers something for everyone. This year features guest artist ensemble the nief-norf Project, founded by NIU alumni Andy Bliss (2004) and Kerry O’Brien (2006). They are joined by incredibly talented colleague ensemble members Erin Walker Bliss,…

Alumni Assn. to host Phoenix music museum luncheon

Enjoy a Northern Illinois University regional event on Nov. 8 at the Musical Instrument Museum, ranked the No. 1 attraction in Phoenix. The museum houses instruments from music icons, such as John Lennon, Taylor Swift, Elvis Presley and Carlos Santana. Guests…

NIU Law alums, clinical professor honored as ‘40 under 40’

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Northern Illinois University College of Law alumni Kenya Jenkins-Wright (’03) and Heather Wier Vaught (’05) join clinical assistant professor Colleen Boraca in being honored as “40 under 40” attorneys by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. The Law Bulletin Publishing Co. conducts the…

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