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NIU’s African Student Alliance will greet Huskies for the fall semester with a Welcome Week Concert scheduled Friday, Aug. 26. Musicians, bands and event crew volunteers are asked to sign up to be part of the concert. Organizations are encouraged to help spread the word. The deadline to register is 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7....
For the campers and their instructors at NIU’s Summer 2016 Video Games Camps, the Pokémon Go craze arrived at the perfect time. A group of 10- to 13-year-olds spent a week at NIU’s Digital Convergence Lab creating Pokémon-like games into a Minecraft – an online video game – world. Campers learned how to use OpenSim,...
Jui-Ching Wang, an associate professor of world music and music education in the NIU School of Music, has been awarded a U.S. Fulbright Senior Scholar Award for 2016-17 to Indonesia. This award will enable her to carry out a research project in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Wang will spend 10 months studying traditional Javanese children’s singing games,...
The annual Tour of Champions drum and bugle corps competition scheduled Sunday, July 17, at Huskie Stadium will require some road closures. Motorists should plan ahead to avoid closures at Annie Glidden and Lincoln North, Lucinda and Stadium Drive and Stadium Drive West at Lucinda Avenue from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are available online...
Josephine Burke. Woods at Oxbow. Oil on paper; (21 x 17 in.)
Artwork enriches NIU’s welcoming nature for students, faculty and staff while it brightens the experience for public visitors and provides daily enjoyment in the workplace. The NIU Art Museum’s annual Art to Lend on-campus artwork rental program returns Monday, July 18, with an exhibition of pieces from the museum’s permanent collection available for rental and...
WNIJ-89.5 FM presents local and national programs as part of its continuing effort to bring a variety of quality and relevant radio to northern Illinois. Beginning Monday, Aug. 1, the station will launch a new schedule of programming designed in accordance with its mission to share ideas, encourage thought, give pleasure and create community. Staci...
A Collective Memory (fiber scroll study), screen-printed silk, thread, wood, 2016
Rachelle Hill, an MFA student in the NIU School of Art and Design, received a Mid America Print Council travel grant to support her residency this summer at the Vermont Studio Center. Recipients of this biennial award will present their research at the 2016 MAPC Conference at Indiana University Southeast and the University of Louisville,...
A photo of stacked crayons
NIU’s School of Art and Design is offering three upcoming online or blended courses for graduate and doctoral students. July 11 to Aug. 7 ARTE 685: Research Readings in Art Education M/Tu/W/Th 9 a.m. to noon, Music Building 203 Douglas Boughton This summer intensive class is offered in a blended online and face-to-face format. The...
Northern Public Radio is seeking submissions from visual artists in our listening area to be featured in the 2017 WNIJ/WNIU wall calendar. Regional visual artists working in any medium are invited to enter one original work for consideration. This is the second year for the calendar, which presents a different artist each month. WNIJ/WNIU developed...
Cheng Hou Lee
For musicians, perfecting their craft is a lifelong symphony. Those best prepared to hit the right notes are dedicated, lifelong learners. Cheng-Hou Lee, associate professor in the NIU School of Music, sets the stage for his students’ success. “I tailor what I tell each student. I try to find the most efficient way for them...
Love art but not an art major? Non-art majors can enroll in many art classes without taking the basic classes first. Students can choose from drawing, painting, weaving, printmaking, paper making, metals, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and art history. Register today for these fun electives. For more information, call (815) 753-1473 or email [email protected]
A diverse group of more than 30 students, faculty, staff and community members will come together in solidarity to present the Black Lives Matters Tribute Concert, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in Altgeld Hall. Led by students, the concert will celebrate black movements and culture while spreading messages of equality, diversity and...
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