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George Hillocks, Jr.
George Hillocks, Jr., professor emeritus at the University of Chicago, will visit the NIU campus Thursday, Oct. 28, for two presentations hosted by the Department of English and supported by the Larry R. Johannessen Fund. Hillocks will conduct a workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Reavis Hall 211 on “Basic (and Commonly Overlooked) Principles...
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Do you wish you knew where federal agencies are headed and how to align your funding requests to their priorities and direction?  Join NIU’s Division of Research and Graduate Studies for this webinar and hear directly from program personnel at the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Naval Research,...
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The week of Oct. 25 wraps up LGBT History Month with three events sponsored by the LGBT Resource Center and collaborative partners.  Over the course of the month, the campus community has celebrated the month with several educational and social events.   Two events featuring the “Fagbug” will take place Monday on campus. Erin Davies...
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In an era when women like Sarah Palin are calling themselves feminists, there is renewed debate about who gets to be in the club and who doesn’t, and who has the power to decide. Can conservative women who have benefited from the gains of the women’s movement while resisting the fight for reproductive rights, gay...
Jeffrey Brend
Attorney Jeffrey W. Brend will present “The Witness Stand: How to Survive the Secret Techniques of Trial Lawyers” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at the NIU Chicago Office, 33 N. LaSalle St., Suite 1700. An NIU alumnus and partner at Levin & Brend since 1991, Brend focuses his practice in family law, taxation, business litigation,...
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The NIU Digital Convergence Lab is recruiting students for a spring 2011 project that will create an interactive, online exhibition of vintage fashions that tells about NIU’s history and culture in the 20th century. The team will include six undergraduate and graduate students with backgrounds in computer science, art, history, women’s studies, museum studies, communications,...
“If you ordered lasagna at a Chinese restaurant, it would look like this.” Such is Jim Phelps‘ description of “Chinet,” a multimedia program to be presented at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, by Shotguns To Daylight, an art duo comprised of Phelps and Bart Woodstrup, music and art professors, respectively. “There are multiple, thick layers of...
NIU’s Convocation Center will host its first-ever Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. The event, an expansion of the popular Spooky Science Saturday, is intended to increase awareness of STEM fields and the roles they play in society. STEMfest will provide the public an opportunity...
Tommy Davis makes a tackle Saturday, Oct. 16.
NIU Huskies football will complete its three-game October homestand and look to extend its four-game winning streak Saturday, Oct. 23, as defending Mid-American Conference champion Central Michigan visits Huskie Stadium during Hall of Fame Weekend. Kick-off for the MAC West battle is set for 3 p.m. “We worked very hard Sunday and Monday. All our coaches are...
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The Supportive Professional Staff Council is requesting nominations for the Supportive Professional Staff Presidential Award for Excellence. This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the university. All Supportive Professional Staff are eligible. If you have previously nominated an individual, please consider re-nominating them. Four awards in the amount of $1,500 will be presented. In addition, each...
Antinette J. "Toni" Keller
Student Affairs & Enrollment Management will host a meeting at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 19, with students to discuss how they can assist with the search for Antinette “Toni” Keller. The informational session will take place in the Stevenson Towers Multipurpose Room. Led by Mike Stang, the executive director of Housing & Dining, staff and students...
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NIU’s College of Law will host a “Class Visit Day” from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22. Anyone interested in attending law school is welcome to attend. Participants will have the opportunity to sit in and observe an actual first-year law school class, ask questions to a first-year law student panel, hear from various speakers,...
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