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NIU history professor Eric Jones has a written a new book that explores the development of modern social and legal relationships of Asian women in the Dutch colony of Batavia-Jakarta, modern-day Indonesia. Jones will deliver a talk on the book – titled “Wives, Slaves, and Concubines: A History of the Female Underclass in Dutch Asia”...
NIU Huskies volleyball team
NIU Invitational? Check. UIC Invitational? Check. Elon Classic? Check. Record? Spotless. Tonight, something has to give — but only for one of the teams on the floor. The 11-0 Huskies volleyball squad will look to keep up their best start in program history against the 9-0 Badgers in NIU’s first home match against a Big Ten...
NIU Career Fairs
Students looking for advanced degree options, career-related work experience prior to graduation or to jump-start their employment plans are encouraged to review the Fall 2010 schedule of NIU Career Fairs. First in the lineup of fairs is the second annual Graduate & Professional School Fair. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday,...
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Attention, freshmen: NIU has created an exciting new program called MAP-WORKS. MAP-Works is a web-based survey tool designed to assist new freshmen with their transition into college life and to help them understand the steps necessary to persist towards graduation. Beginning last week, and continuing periodically throughout your freshmen year, you will be e-mailed a link to an...
John Rico
John Rico, born and raised in Cabrini-Green and currently founder and CEO of Rico Enterprises, Inc., will present his “Entrepreneur Story” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Latino Resource Center, the presentation will be held in the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center, 231 N. Annie Glidden Road. Rico has more...
State and University Employees Combined Appeal
The State and University Employees Combined Appeal (SECA) annual statewide charitable giving campaign is now under way until Wednesday, Oct. 27. The SECA campaign is an opportunity for NIU employees to have charitable contributions made directly from their paychecks to organizations of their  choice. Participation is important; any gift is greatly appreciated, and will help...
Wolfgang David
NIU’s School of Music will host a concert featuring guest artists Wolfgang David (violin) and David Gompper (piano) at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, in the Recital Hall of the Music Building, 300 Lucinda Ave. The program will feature works by living composers Gompper, Bruce Adolphe and School of Music faculty member David Maki. Also...
NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies is seeking host families in DeKalb County to extend hospitality to 28 high school-aged students and seven educators from Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. Host families are needed to open their homes for 12 days, from Sunday, Oct. 31, through Thursday, Nov. 11. The three-week training program (held...
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NIU’s chapter of the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society will launch a new NIU alumni group with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1. The group plans to meet three to four times per year to network, socialize, support the local collegiate chapter and provide programs of interest to Mortar Board alumni. All ideas and suggestions for...
Clare College Chapel Choir
The Clare College Chapel Choir will perform a free concert of English choral music at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU School of Music. Under the direction of Timothy Brown, this world-renowned choir from Cambridge, England, will presents works by Renaissance masters such as Christopher Tye, Thomas Tomkins and...
Chandler Harnish
Sophomore Tommy Davis intercepted a Hail Mary pass from North Dakota quarterback Jake Landry on the final play of the game, securing a 23-17 victory Sautrday for Northern Illinois in the Huskies’ home opener. Northern Illinois improved to 1-1 on the year, while North Dakota fell to 0-2. Junior quarterback Chandler Harnish rushed for 178...
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NIU’s Office of Sponsored Projects will host an informal discussion on budgeting principles that are used when developing budgets for sponsored projects. Topics covered will include hidden costs, such as application of Facilities & Administrative (F&A) costs, fringe benefit costs and how to budget for external collaborators. The discussion will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept.  30,...
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