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Forward, Together Forward Memorial Garden
Northern Illinois University has announced the 2014 winners of the Forward, Together Forward Scholarships. In honor of the five Huskies whose lives were lost Feb. 14, 2008, Forward, Together Forward scholars must demonstrate strength of character through traits such as a strong work ethic, motivation, inspiration, a high regard for others, integrity and intellectual curiosity....
Summer camp: visual arts
Dance, visual arts, theater and instrumental jazz are on the summer camp agenda at Northern Illinois University this summer. These six-day residential camps for junior and senior high school students are scheduled in July. Campers work with faculty, alumni and students and gain a greater appreciation for the life of an artist. Dance Camp is...
NIU Art Museum logo
Northern Illinois University will host a joint exhibition and closing reception in Altgeld Hall from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the NIU Art Museum and the Office of the President. NIU President Doug Baker and First Lady Dana Stover will be present for a final viewing of the NIU School of Art...
#ILoveMySelfie
NIU’s Asian American Center is teaming up with departments and student organizations to support Independent Awakening’s “#ILoveMySelfie” national campaign. Tables will be set up at DuSable Hall and the Holmes Student Center from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, for students to take “selfie” photos. Independent Awakening is partnering up with multiple universities, high schools...
Photo of graduation cap, diploma and book
Critical to the success of NIU’s students is a well-rounded education. This means a robust general education experience.
Photo of an NIU bus parked outside Altgled Hall
Want to meet other art lovers, keep up with what’s happening in the art world, see innovative historical exhibits and travel without the hassle of traffic, tolls and parking? Then “Get on the Bus” and enjoy the ride! The NIU Art Museum schedules the trip, makes the itinerary and arrangements. Travelers need only sign up...
“Quid Pro Quo” by Michael Rea. Wood, wood-fill, polystyrene and rope (2013)
In conjunction with the NIU School of Art Faculty Exhibition, the NIU Art Museum has announced programming for the months of January and February. This exhibition will be on display until Saturday, Feb. 15. All events take place in Room 315 of Altgeld Hall, unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, Jan. 15: 12:10 to 12:150 p.m. Cindy...
A young boy takes a piano lesson through the NIU Community School of the Arts.
Registration is open for the spring semester at the NIU Community School of the Arts, sponsored by the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The community school offers year-round programming, with 80 teachers and 400 students who come from 50 towns and cities for classes, lessons and ensembles. Programs for children and adults begin in...
Green Lens Environmental Film Festival logo
Channel your inner Ebert this winter by helping screen and select films for the Green Lens Environmental Film Festival. Green Lens is seeking volunteers to judge entries for best narrative short, documentary short and student film. To participate in the judging process, send an application inquiry and a short biography to [email protected] Community members, students...
Green Lens Environmental Film Festival logo
Turn your trash into holiday treasures this season at one of the Green Lens Environmental Film Festival’s three upcycling craft parties. All are welcome to attend these fun, educational workshops at Tapa La Luna, 226 E. Lincoln Hwy., to participate in make-and-take craft activities. Organizers say the workshops will show people how to save money...
New art work and research by current full- and part-time faculty of the NIU School of Art is coming to the NIU Art Museum. The School of Art Faculty Biennial takes place from Tuesday, Nov. 19, through Saturday, Feb. 15. An opening reception for the exhibition is scheduled from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov....
Logo of project r.e.d.
NIU’s Grant Towers residential complex invites all students to engage in diversity by participating in its annual signature program, Project R.E.D. (Residents Engaging in Diversity) on three consecutive Thursday: Nov. 7, 14, and 21. Project R.E.D. provides students with the opportunity to expand their cultural awareness through a variety of fun and engaging events. This...
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