University Honors student and Research Rookie presented “Total Synthesis of Rottlerin” with Theodore J. Litberg

Blinded by science – and artistry

NIU junior Linnea Scherer hopes to change the way women are portrayed in video games, and she already has developed an impressive game concept thanks to the McKearn Summer Fellows program she participated in last year. “The McKearn Fellows Program was amazing.

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Rich Holly, dean of the NIU College of Visual and Performing Arts, welcomes the workshop participants to DeKalb.

Illinois museum professionals talk modern cultural heritage dilemmas at NIU

Current and future Illinois museum leaders held a professional development workshop to consider 21st century cultural heritage dilemmas and their impact on the museum community. The workshop, held April 16 on the NIU campus and at the Ellwood House Museum, was organized

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NIU sees surge in student interest

  Northern Illinois University is anticipating a large turnout of prospective students and guests at its Spring Open House on Friday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the admissions office is seeking staff volunteers to help with the event.

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Celeste Rapone’s “Pie Contest,” oil on canvas, 2012

Art Museum plans reception, exhibition programming

The NIU Art Museum will host a joint reception for its exhibitions “Hoarding, Amassing and Excess” and “Looting, Hoarding, Collecting … ” from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3. This event is free and open to the public. Several exhibiting artists

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“Death of Big Foot at Wounded Knee,” Jan. 1, 1891. Photo Source: Library of Congress

A murky provenance

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum will present “Looting, Hoarding, Collecting …,” an exhibition curated by students in the Museum Exhibitions and Interpretation class as a part of the Museum Studies graduate certificate program at NIU. “Looting, Hoarding, Collecting …” will be on

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A drawing by Mark Fox

Who are you calling a packrat?

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum will present “Hoarding, Amassing and Excess,” a group exhibition featuring work by 17 contemporary artists. This show will be held in the Rotunda and South galleries of the NIU Art Museum from Tuesday, March 25, through

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