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NIU Executive Club Scholarship Gala 2009
NIU alumni and friends are invited to attend the NIU Executive Club Scholarship Gala, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 6, at Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort. Silent and live auctions, as well as dinner and dancing, will provide the entertainment for a wonderful evening. Participation will help support scholarships for NIU College of Business students. More...
Huskies women's cross country
The Northern Illinois women’s cross country team will hit the road for the second-straight competition this Friday, when the Huskies head to Notre Dame to compete in the 55th Notre Dame Invitational. The Huskies will be off and running at 2 p.m. at the Notre Dame Golf Course. Improving with each race this season, Northern...
Huskie men's golf
The Northern Illinois men’s golf team will commence on a 108-hole, four-day road trip beginning Saturday, Oct. 2, at Illinois State’s D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate. “It will be an excellent test of the depth of our roster as we compete twice this weekend, first in state at ISU then on to Ohio for the CSU Invite,”...
Huskies women's tennis team
The Northern Illinois women’s tennis team will be back on the courts today to compete in the UIC Invitational, hosted by University of Illinois-Chicago. The invite consists of UIC, NIU and Chicago State playing a one-day tournament with two draws, one for singles and one for doubles. The invite will be the last chance for...
Huskie women's soccer team
The Northern Illinois women’s soccer team will continue Mid-American Conference play this weekend when the Huskies host Buffalo and Kent State in a pair of weekend contests at the NIU Soccer and Track & Field Complex. NIU will host the Bulls at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, before facing the Golden Flashes at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3. NIU...
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NIU’s School of Theatre and Dance will open its small venue Studio Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, with the BA Showcase. The performance of two short plays written by John Guare will highlight the talents of undergraduate theater students. “Something I’ll Tell You Tuesday” and “The Loveliest Afternoon of the Year” will be performed through...
NIU's Martin Ott Pipe Organ
James Russell Brown, professor of organ at NIU, will present the second concert in the School of Music’s organ concert series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. He will perform on the beautiful 1983 Martin Ott Pipe Organ. Pieces on the program are “Prelude and Fugue in b minor”...
spooky mirror
Two years ago, NIU’s popular Haunted Physics Laboratory was supersized into Spooky Science Saturday. Now the event, which uses Halloween themes to teach young people about the wonders of science, is about to get exponentially bigger. NIU is gearing up to hold its first Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) festival from 10 a.m. to...
Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute logo
NIU’s annual Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute, hosted by the Office of the Provost and the Committee on Multicultural Curriculum Transformation, will take place May 16 to May 20 next spring at the Holmes Student Center. Full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty, instructors and supportive professional staff are invited to participate in the institute, which assists participants in incorporating multicultural perspectives and content...
'Road to Retirement' highway sign
A retirement specialist from the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) will be on campus from Monday, Nov. 8, through Wednesday, Nov. 10, to meet with individual employees to discuss retirement estimates. Meetings will take place inthe Holmes Student Center. The deadline to schedule an appointment is Friday, Oct. 8. To qualify for an appointment, an employee...
NIU students in the 1960s
Exactly 105 years have passed since NIU began teaching the arts of foods and sewing. But pinpointing the birth of home economics as an academic discipline – and not just an unpaid profession for many women – opens the history books to the years of the Civil War. The Morrill Land-Grant Acts of 1862, introduced...
Book cover of "The Sexual Politics of Meat" by Carol Adams
Author, feminist and activist Carol J. Adams will visit NIU to speak on “The Sexual Politics of Meat” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. Adams’ lecture will explore the animalizing of women in contemporary cultural images and the sexualizing of animals used for food. Taking an ecofeminist...
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