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Faye Seeman
The NIU School of Music harp studio of Faye Seeman will present the first-ever “Think Big Harp Ensemble” recital at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, in the Recital Hall. Music performed will include pieces by Mozart, Debussy, Ginistera and Caplet as well as Latin folk music. The harp studio will be accompanied by flute, viola, piano and string...
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The NIU School of Music will host “Bits and Pieces of Electro-Acoustic Music from Everywhere (including NIU)” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in the Music Building Recital Hall. Presented by the Composition Area and the Annex Group, this unique program of two-channel (stereo) electro-acoustic compositions features the NIU premiere of the 60×60 “Crimson Mix”—a 60-minute program of...
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It is time again for all NIU employees to complete ethics training. Under the terms of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, all full-time and part-time, regular and temporary faculty, staff, graduate assistants, extra help and student employees must complete online ethics training. Everyone who receives a paycheck from the university must complete this...
Video Game Development
Teenagers interested in video games, animation, 3D virtual worlds, and computers are invited to join the Game Development Lab at the NIU Digital Convergence Lab in Founders Memorial Library. This after-school program allows students to pursue their hobbies while exploring an exciting career option in emerging technologies.  The Game Development program includes 16 late afternoon sessions...
Huskies women's cross country
With just one competition left before the Huskies head to the 2010 Mid-American Conference Championships, the Northern Illinois women’s cross country team will look to wrap its regular season on a high note Saturday, Oct. 16, when NIU travels to West Salem, Wis. to compete in the Tori Neubauer Invitational. The Huskies will kick-off the six-kilometer...
David Taylor
College of Law professor David Taylor will present a Presidential Teaching Professor seminar from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, in the Illinois Room of the Holmes Students Center. The seminar, called “Storytelling as an Effective Teaching Tool,” is an opportunity to hear Taylor share some of his teaching expertise and experience with the...
CSA Sinfonia members play during a recent concert.
Two upcoming concerts promise great music from two high school ensembles in the NIU Community School of the Arts. Both concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the NIU Music Building, which is accessible to all. The music is challenging and fun for the students and will be...
NIU Jazz Lab Band
The NIU Jazz Lab Band, under the direction of Rodrigo Villanueva, and the NIU All-University Jazz Band, under the direction of Ross Margitza, will perform a fall concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21. The program will include the music of Sammy Nestico, Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Duke Ellington, Bill Holman, Victor Young and others. The concert is...
Ramón A. Gutiérrez
Historian Ramón Gutiérrez — an award-winning author and director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago — will visit Northern Illinois University later this month to deliver the seventh annual W. Bruce Lincoln Lecture. The lecture, titled “Thinking About Race in a Post-Racial America: From Plessy v. Ferguson...
Laura Vazquez
Far from the stereotypes many people envision, the most common faces of homelessness in the United States belong to women and children. And NIU communication professor Laura Vazquez, partnering with nationally known homeless advocate Diane Nilan, has spent the last four years working to tell their stories. The result is “on the edge,” a powerful...
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The NIU Philharmonic will combine with the Concert Choir and University Chorus to present Johannes Brahms’ “Ein deutsches Requiem Op. 45” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The Philharmonic is under the direction of Lucia Matos, the Concert Choir under the direction of Eric Johnson and the University Chorus is under the...
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National Depression Screening Day is held across the country every October.  This screening provides a quick and easy way to check for depression and other mental health issues. Each academic year millions of students are affected by depression, anxiety or a related mental health issue. Yet social stigma, confusion and a simple lack of knowledge...
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