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Chem Demo
All ages are welcome to attend the FREE annual Chem Demo Night, scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday, April 15, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. Hosted by the NIU Chem Club, the theme of the night will be “The Magic of Chemistry.” The evening conjures up experiments that feature some exciting...
The Graduate School invites faculty, staff and students to join in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of NIU’s graduate students. A reception will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 19,in the Altgeld Hall auditorium. Presentation of awards will begin at 3:30 p.m. For more information, call (815) 753-9403 or email [email protected] Recipients of the following...
NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences will host a Graduate Colloquium from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, on “Obesity Across the Lifespan.” The colloquium will take place in Room 100 of Cole Hall. Presenters: Adolfo Ariza, research associate professor of pediatrics Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine “Infant Weight Gain and Obesity...
Members of the McKearn Fellows invite the university community and NIU alumni to join them Thursday, April 14, for refreshments and networking. The event takes place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center, 231 N. Annie Glidden Road. Cherilyn G. Murer, founder, president and CEO of the Murer Group, will...
The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is upgrading Qualtrics, the survey software available to all NIU faculty, staff and students. Starting Wednesday, March 30, Qualtrics at NIU will have a “preview” option for the new Qualtrics Insight Platform. Users will be able to toggle between the current interface and the new interface. After 90 days,...
“Blithe Spirit,” the NIU School of Theatre and Dance’s upcoming Mainstage Series production, is what director Patricia Ridge calls “a classic.” The supernatural comedy will open Thursday, April 7, at the Huntley Middle School auditorium, 1515 S. Fourth St. in DeKalb. “Noel Coward wrote this play in 1941, at the worst of the bombing by...
Photo of a bowl of chicken noodle soup
Interested in giving back to the NIU and DeKalb community by fighting hunger while enjoying delicious soup? Attend the 18th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser Wednesday, April 13. Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort to raise both money and awareness in the fight to end hunger. Come enjoy delicious, homemade soups prepared by NIU students...
James J. Alfini
James J. Alfini, former dean of the NIU College of Law, will present the 23rd annual Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism at 4 p.m. Friday, April 1, in the Francis X. Riley Courtroom of Swen Parson Hall. Alfini’s presentation is titled “Judicial Ethics and Professionalism in the 21st Century.” This presentation discusses the professionalism...
The New NIU Jazz Ensemble
The New NIU Jazz Ensemble, formerly known as the NIU Jazz Lab Band, directed by Rodrigo Villanueva, is booked to perform this week at the House Café in DeKalb and next week at the legendary Jazz Showcase in Chicago. Shows at the House, 263 E. Lincoln Hwy., are scheduled for 8 and 9:30 p.m. Thursday,...
“Judith and Holofernes” by Donatello, 1455-1460
Judith Testa, an NIU Presidential Teaching Professor Emerita, will speak at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, on “Webs of Desire and Violence: Power Politics and Sexual Politics in Three Works of Florentine Renaissance Art.” Part of the 2015-16 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History series, the presentation will take place in Room 102 of...
Eric W. Ford
Eric W. Ford, professor and associate chair in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will visit NIU at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 31, to present “The Innovation Imperative: Regulation and Realities.” Strategic management, health information technologies and their combined effects on performance (both financial and population...
OHANA!
Student leaders of the OHANA! Peer Mentor Program will facilitate a a presentation on Hmong culture and celebrate March birthdays at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. Learn the journey of Hmong natives as they immigrated to America. Discover how the Hmong community maintain culture and identity...
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