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To celebrate the achievements and contributions of its student populations, Military & Post-Traditional Student Services will host its annual Post-Trad Appreciation Week the week of April 18. This week is designed specifically to recognize post-traditional students who identify as one or more of the following populations: military students, transfer students, student parents, commuters/living off-campus and/or...
Book cover of “The Nature of Soviet Power: An Arctic Environmental History” and Andy Bruno
History professor Andy Bruno has a new book out that sheds light on the experiences of Soviets with the Arctic environment. During a reception celebrating its publication, Bruno will deliver a talk on the book, titled “The Nature of Soviet Power: An Arctic Environmental History” (Cambridge University Press). The reception begins at 2:30 p.m. Friday,...
NIU students, faculty, staff and local residents can renew driver’s licenses and state IDs, purchase annual vehicle license plate stickers, register as organ and tissue donors or conduct other transactions on campus at a mobile office of the Illinois Secretary of State. In addition, NIU collegiate license plates will be available for purchase. Sales help...
Students are invited from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, to attend the “Transfer 2 Transfer Tips” event in the North Fishbowl of the Stevenson (C/D) Tower. Panel and small-group discussions are planned about the transfer experience and campus resources. Transfer students will share their experiences about their campus involvement and adjustment to NIU....
Melissa Adams-Campbell
Schriber Scholars Melissa Adams-Campbell, an assistant professor of English at Northern Illinois University, and Ashley Heiberger, a doctoral candidate in English, will present their research on women’s language and literature at a brown bag lecture from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in Reavis 211. Adams-Campbell and Heiberger are the inaugural recipients of the...
“Education should be a right, not a privilege.” Members of NIU’s Northern Lights Ambassadors and Zeta Sigma Chi agree with this statement – and, to demonstrate their commitment, are collecting donations and raising money for an all-girl boarding school in Kenya. A pair of NIU professors – Teresa Wasonga (College of Education) and her husband,...
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NIU’s Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) seek assistance with reviewing its women’s programming. To begin the process, GSRC staff members are distributing a quick survey asking for input from the entire campus. Constructive feedback, information and supportive suggestions for potential GSRC women’s programming/services and partnerships that will benefit current and future women students of...
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NIU’s Division of Administration and Finance has begun planning for Fiscal Year 2016 financial close, scheduled for July 15. The cooperation of all departments is needed to keep to this schedule. Key dates to report year-end data and information: New purchase requisitions for FY2016 order and delivery in FY2016 must be in Accounts Payable Services:...
Theater, visual arts and instrumental jazz are on the summer camp agenda at NIU this summer. At Summer in the Arts at Northern residential camps for junior high and high school students, campers work and live with NIU faculty, alumni, and students, gain a greater appreciation for the life of an artist, and experience their...
The Financial Wellness Collaborative, comprised of local community and university partners, is proud to again bring a local version of the national Money Smart Week program to NIU and DeKalb, LaSalle and Lee counties. Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to promote financial literacy across...
NIU’s Campus Activities Board will host the 106 & NIU Tribute Show Saturday, April 16, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and close at 8:30 p.m. The show will feature rappers, singers, dancers, DJs, musicians, models and more. Urban attire from the early 2000s is strongly...
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The Thesis and Dissertation Office of the NIU Graduate School is sponsoring an informal monthly gathering specifically for thesis and dissertation writers. “Write Place, Write Time” is simply scheduled writing time that provides structure and accountability for graduate students who often struggle to “find time to write.” The group meets from 6 to 9 p.m....
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