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Category: Communiversity
 The NIU Communiversity Gardens seeks a student for a paid community research opportunity. The student selected for this project will be responsible for developing materials to recruit, train and integrate interns with the NIU Communiversity Gardens. The student will also develop assessment materials to review the program and its impact for interns. This project starts...
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...
The NIU Communiversity Gardens will be hosting its final plant sale of the semester on May 3rd from 11am – 2pm. The plant sale will be located outside in the MLK commons if the weather permits. If it is raining the plant sale will be held inside the Holmes Student Center next to the Blackhawk Cafeteria....
The NIU Communiversity Gardens will be hosting a vegetable plant sale along with the Committee for Preservation of Wildlife (CPW), on Wednesday, April 19. The vegetable plant sale will take place from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the north side of the Montgomery Auditorium. The vegetables that the Communiversity Gardens will be selling include...
April is Sexual Assault Awareness month.  A teal ribbon is the symbol of sexual violence prevention. Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance (AAEC) and our partners, host events and programs to provide sexual assault education, outreach and support to survivors and those affected by sexual assault. AAEC will host our first ever “Got a Minute” series focused...
Want to be healthier, contribute to lower pollution and stimulate the local economy? Eating locally grown food can help you do all three! At the next STEM Café, “Our Daily Spread: Local Farms, Community Gardens and Access to Healthy Food,” local experts will discuss the promises and challenges of today’s local food movement. The free...
Enjoy a great day with Huskie Athletics, get a look at the NIU football team and bring the family out for fun, food and more for FREE at the 2017 NIU Athletics Communiversity Block Party and Huskie Bowl Spring Football Scrimmage. The Communiversity Block Party will have an obstacle course, bounce house, quarterback toss, interactive...
Another growing season is upon us and the NIU Communiversity Gardens is preparing for its best season yet. The team of volunteers who manage the gardens continue to spread the DeKalb County Community Gardens (DCCG) message that locally- and sustainably-grown food has both health and community benefits. Students, staff, faculty and community members are invited...
“A Song for Coretta” from the NIU School of Theater and Dance is being presented at a 2 p.m. matinee and a 7 p.m. evening performance on Saturday, March 25. The benefit performances, directed by Bethany Mangum, are being remounted at the DeKalb Area Women’s Center (DAWC), 1021 State St., DeKalb, to commemorate Women’s History Month. The...
The DeKalb County Community Gardens invites the NIU and DeKalb communities to its annual Growing Season Kick-Off dinner and organizing meeting on Monday, March 20, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Outreach Building, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Rd. The event will give students and community members a chance to enjoy hot soup, fresh locally-baked...
The NIU Communiversity Gardens team is gearing up for another growing season to help provide fresh produce to local food pantries and NIU’s own Huskie Food Pantry. NIU students, faculty and staff can help by participating in an indoor houseplant sale Feb. 13 and 14. Valentine’s Day is a perfect occasion to treat our loved...
Bruce Niemi’s “Remembered” sculpture in the Memorial Garden near Cole Hall
Northern Illinois University will remember the lives of five students lost Feb. 14, 2008, with a moment of reflection. The bells will toll five times at 3:06 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14.
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