NIU Convocation Center

The ‘eyes’ have it: Huskies unveil new basketball floor

New basketball floor
NIU Athletics and the NIU Convocation Center unveiled a new basketball floor and court design today. The new surface is just the second for the Huskies in the Convocation Center, replacing the original floor that debuted with the building in 2002. Along with a new court design, the new floor also includes increased padding to help cushion…

Spring commencement ceremonies planned May 9, 10

NIU Commencement - May 2013
Soon-to-be alumni of NIU will gather Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10, with each other – and with their loved ones – to celebrate their academic accomplishments. Commencement ceremonies take place at the NIU Convocation Center, 1525 W. Lincoln Hwy. The Graduate School ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 9. Doors open at 5 p.m. Undergraduate…

Illinois Junior Academy of Science to hold annual expo at NIU

Ross Powell
The Illinois Junior Academy of Science (IJAS) will hold its annual state exposition Friday, May 2, and Saturday, May 3, at the NIU Convocation Center. Project displays will be open to the public from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. More than 1,400 seventh- through 12th-grade students from across Illinois – some of the state’s best and…

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