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Photo of artwork by Jane Brucker
Artist-in-residence Jane Brucker will lecture from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in Room 103 of the Visual Arts Building. Bruckers’s work can be seen in the show “INsideOUT!” at the NIU Art Museum through Thursday, Dec. 9. She is a painter, sculptor, poet, video and installation artist interested in spiritual issues. In her work,...
Deb Pierce
Two Muslim leaders and a Catholic priest from Indonesia will come to Northern Illinois University on Friday, Nov. 12, to lead an interfaith dialogue on “Religions, Tolerance and Democracy in Indonesia.”   The event, sponsored by the Indonesian Consulate General in Chicago and NIU’s Division of International Programs, will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m....
Parade of Flags
A reception recognizing the Outstanding International Educator for 2010 and a panel discussion featuring current study abroad program directors providing information on preparing to lead a study abroad program will headline International Education Week 2010 at NIU. A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week...
Frank Lopardo
Internationally known U.S. operatic tenor Frank Lopardo will present a master class from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU School of Music. The auditorium is accessible to all. Lopardo has sun 13 major roles for the Metropolitan Opera, including Pinkerton (“Madama Butterly”), Rodolfo (“La Bohème”) and Nemorino...
Lucia Matos and James Tucker
For its second program of the year, NIU Opera Workshop presents a concert highlighting some of opera’s most colorful characters. Performances are at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, in the Recital Hall in the Music Building. Included in the NIU cast of characters are the Roman emperor Nero (from Monteverdi’s...
"Tattoo: An American Evolution"
Students in NIU’s Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies Program and ART 655 Curatorial Practice are presenting “Tattoo: An American Evolution” through Friday, Nov. 19. The exhibition opened today in Gallery 214 of the Visual Arts Building. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to noon...
World Collegiate Sales Open logo
Football isn’t the only big game on campus this week. This Friday and Saturday, the NIU College of Business will play host to the World Collegiate Sales Open. The event will attract students from as far away as Scotland to participate in a series of tests to challenge their sales skills. The competition will draw...
Jose Alferez’s parents were born in Mexico. So was Alfarez, president of the NIU Veterans Club and a proud former member of the U.S. Marine Corps. “This country gave us a lot of opportunities once we got here,” said Alfarez, a 25-year-old senior who is studying international politics at NIU. “I always felt like I...
Sample Illinois driver's license
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. The mobile office will visit campus from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday,...
Logos of the NIU Huskies and the Salvation Army
Northern Illinois Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is holding a Food For Families Drive, in which Huskie student-athletes are seeking support in their collection of food items that will be donated to the Salvation Army of DeKalb and Sycamore. Huskie fans who donate a bag of non-perishable foods will receive an opportunity to purchase a discounted ticket...
Photo of jet in flight
Have you dreamed of hiking the Alps, floating in the Dead Sea or seeing the Pyramids? Don’t put your dreams of traveling abroad on hold because of fears of the unknown or financial concerns. Participants will leave this discussion with the knowledge necessary for a successful, enjoyable and budget-friendly trip that allows them to travel...
Photo of button-flowers
Join the NIU Women’s Studies Program for its sixth annual “Crafty Women” holiday arts and crafts sale. Items on sale will include hand-made jewelry, pottery, quilted items, Amy Levin’s Clean Girl soap and other hand-crafted items created by Women’s Studies students, faculty, staff and friends. The sale will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5...
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