Community can learn art, music, theater at NIU

A young boy takes a piano lesson through the NIU Community School of the Arts.
Registration is open for the fall semester at the NIU Community School of the Arts, sponsored by the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The community school offers year-round programming, with 80 teachers and 400 students who come from 50 towns…

Piece by piece by piece

Mosaics are intricate works of art comprised of glass, ceramic tile and other textiles. Fitting each seemingly dissimilar piece of tile to form a stunning composition often takes careful planning and creative ingenuity. This art form is symbolic of the Women’s Studies…

Students welcome new NIU president

New NIU President Doug Baker films a video welcome message Thursday.
This past spring, Northern Illinois University sophomore Ben Stone had a lot on his mind the day before his stats final. So much so that he blocked off the entire day to practice calculating standard deviation. Yet, even the pressure…

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