Tammy Kordik is making art contagious with her students.

Alumni spread love of art in shows, class

What’s in the water?
Passersby have noticed that wooden arches have popped up in the Illinois and Michigan Canal near Ninth Street in Lockport.
John Siblik, a Lemont native and alumnus of Northern Illinois University, banded branches together to make these 101 sculptures, which

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Tom Quesse

Summer internship leads to job for NIU alum

A summer internship for a Peru, Ill., marketing and design company led to a career opportunity for recent graduate of Northern Illinois University. LKCS recently hired May 2014 graduate Tom Quesse to help reinforce its expanding business as part of the company’s web development team.
LKCS Vice

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Photo of blue stick figures surrounding a globe

International Affairs announces Cobb Fellowship recipients

International Affairs has announced the recipients of this year’s Cobb Fellowships:

Marc Adler of chemistry and biochemistry;
Kikue Hamayotsu of political science; and
Holly Jones of biological sciences.

Each fellow will receive a grant of $1,333 to facilitate research collaboration with an international colleague.
The Cobb program

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University Honors student and Research Rookie presented “Total Synthesis of Rottlerin” with Theodore J. Litberg

Blinded by science – and artistry

NIU junior Linnea Scherer hopes to change the way women are portrayed in video games, and she already has developed an impressive game concept thanks to the McKearn Summer Fellows program she participated in last year.
“The McKearn Fellows Program was amazing. It

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NIU sees surge in student interest

 
Northern Illinois University is anticipating a large turnout of prospective students and guests at its Spring Open House on Friday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the admissions office is seeking staff volunteers to help with the event.
“Due to

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“Death of Big Foot at Wounded Knee,” Jan. 1, 1891. Photo Source: Library of Congress

A murky provenance

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum will present “Looting, Hoarding, Collecting …,” an exhibition curated by students in the Museum Exhibitions and Interpretation class as a part of the Museum Studies graduate certificate program at NIU.
“Looting, Hoarding, Collecting …” will be on view

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