Author Bryan Stevenson coming to NIU on Oct. 24

Students, staff, family, friends and community members are invited to attend Bryan Stevenson’s open presentation, “American Injustice, Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference,” on Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m., in the Holmes Student Center, Carl Sandburg Auditorium.
Stevenson, founder and executive director of

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STEMfest 2016 draws 8,000 visitors

On Saturday, Oct. 8, 8,000 participants at STEMfest 2016 spent the day getting their hands into science, technology, engineering and math. The festival featured 98 booths with hundreds of activities, enjoyed by visitors from 110 ZIP codes in three states. Nearly 60

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NIU Art Museum earns award of excellence 

On Thursday, Sept. 29, the Northern Illinois University Art Museum’s Assistant Director and Curator Peter Olson accepted a competitive Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) Award of Excellence that recognizes museums in the state that exemplify professional best practices and standards in the

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Celebrating Halloween with conscientious costumes

As Halloween approaches, NIU is joining other universities in reminding students to think carefully about the emotional and hurtful impact of costumes that mock the sexual orientation, gender identity, cultures, ethnicities and races of others.
The “Conscientious Costumes” campaign seeks to keep Halloween

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Winter coat drive to benefit women’s center

The Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning’s Huskie Service Scholars Program is partnering with the DeKalb Area Women’s Center (DAWC) to organize a winter outerwear drive for the DeKalb area community. This event is part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness

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