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Archive: May, 2017
Resident stress relievers Gladus and Shurlee will hang out in the Founders Memorial Library lobby from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 10. For more information on either event, call 815-753-5290 or email [email protected]
Join the NIU Art Museum for two events on Thursday, May 11. From noon to 1 p.m., Museum Assistant Director Peter Olson and Graduate Research Assistant Millicent Kennedy will give a curators’ talk about the design, installation and context surrounding the “Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda,...
The Huskie Food Pantry, which moved onto Northern Illinois University’s (NIU) campus in June 2016, hosted its first NIU student intern in Fall 2016. In Spring 2017, the number grew to four interns who are supervised by staff in Student Involvement and Leadership Development and funded by the generous support of university donors. Through this...
Two WNIJ reporters have collected a total of three first-place awards in the annual Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters competition for 2016. The awards were presented Saturday, April 22, at the Illinois News Broadcasters Association (INBA) gathering in Urbana. There were 12 award categories in each division, and WNIJ News won three of them in the...
Before we know it, the excitement will begin again for the next class of incoming NIU students and their families. In 2016, Huskie Fall Kick-Off was created to help welcome our newest Huskies to campus. We’ll be continuing this tradition on Friday, August 25, at 5 p.m. in the Huskie Stadium. During this dynamic event,...
In spite of Illinois’ economic woes, one industry continues to flourish in our state:  travel and tourism. Next week, NIU faculty, staff and students are invited to find out how Illinois continues to attract visitors and how they boost local economies at a presentation by Illinois Director of Tourism Cory Jobe.  Jobe will appear at...
As we mark the final day of spring classes, I write with news of new beginnings, new roles and renewed responsibilities. Names involved in these leadership transitions include some familiar ones – Derryl Block, Gerald Blazey and Matt Streb – and some new faces to our campus: Donald Russell Peterson, Frederick D. Barnhart and Sol...
Throughout the week of Monday, May 8, to Friday, May 12, students moving out of the residence halls are encouraged to place unused, non-perishable food items and toiletries in specially-marked collection boxes in the lobby of their residence hall. The items collected will be donated to the Huskie Food Pantry to assist our fellow Huskies....
Sunday, May 14, is Mother’s Day, and NIU’s Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality (CSWGS) is making Mother’s Day gift giving easy! When you make a contribution to one (or more) of our scholarship or foundation accounts, we will send your honoree a unique card, letting them know you’ve contributed in their...
NIU’s Department of Accountancy is pleased to announce the launch of a new Master of Accountancy (M.A.C.) program geared toward professionals with an undergraduate degree in a field other than accounting. The convenient Naperville location and evening course offerings allow students to continue their education while balancing work and family commitments. The M.A.C. courses, taught...
The four members of NIU’s Operating Staff chosen to receive this year’s Outstanding Service Award are each described by colleagues as employees who go above and beyond in ways big and small to not just do their jobs, but to make the university and the community a better place. Combined, they have more than 84...
On Friday, May 26, NIU’s Department of Information Technology (DoIT) will delete any remaining Google apps, Gmail and data as it completes the final move toward supporting a single, university-wide communication and collaboration system, Microsoft Office 365. NIU completed moving students to Microsoft Office 365 in August 2016, at which point Google Apps and Gmail...
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