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Alternative Spring Break
NIU’s Alternative Spring Break program is scheduled for the week of March 14 in 2011. Three to four groups of students travel to different locations in the country and focus on community work pertaining to a specific social issue, including disaster relief, poverty, homelessness and more. Informational sessions are scheduled at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept,...
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The DeKalb County Health Department, NIU Health Services and Employee Assistance Program will provide 2010 flu shots to NIU employees inside the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Shots are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13. No appointment is necessary. You...
Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats
China’s Golden Dragon Acrobats are set to dazzle audiences of all ages Saturday, Dec. 4, at the NIU Convocation Center. Presenting two shows of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty, the Golden Dragons will take the stage at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets Tickets for the Golden Dragon Acrobats are set at a family-friendly $29 for adults...
Huskie men's soccer
When the Northern Illinois men’s soccer team opens play at the NIU adidas/Magnuson Inn Invitational against Oregon State at 5 p.m. today, there will be two Huskie head coaches on the sideline – one former and one current. Second-year NIU head coach Eric Luzzi will be managing opposite Steve Simmons, the current Beaver leader that guided...
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Formal recruitment for NIU sororities takes place today through Sunday, Sept. 12. Being a part of a sorority is a unique experience that will last a lifetime. Members make lifelong friendships and enjoy a supportive environment away from home. Becoming a part of NIU’s Greek community provides many leadership, scholarship and community service opportunities, and is one of...
All in the Timing
A dizzying display of wordplay lies at the heart of the NIU School of Theatre and Dance’s first production of the season, opening Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Stevens Building O’Connell Theatre. “All in the Timing” consists of six humorous acts that are each an independent play.  According to the School of Theatre and Dance...
NIU's Martin Ott Pipe Organ
The NIU School of Music will present a series of organ concerts beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19. The concerts will be presented on the Martin Ott Pipe Organ, located in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. Sept. 19’s kick-off concert will be an alumni recital that features six former students — NIU graduates in organ from...
Avalon Quartet
Violist Roger Chase will join members of NIU School of Music’s Avalon String Quartet as they begin their 2010-11 performance season at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. They will play Puccini’s “Crisantemi for String Quartet,” “Three Divertimenti” by Britten, “String Quartet in e minor” by Verdi and finish the concert with Mozart’s...
Study abroad
The NIU Study Abroad Office will hold its 18th Annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. All students who would like to learn more about the possibility of studying abroad are invited to attend. Students will have the opportunity to...
family weekend
Members of the Huskie family will head back to campus September 10-12 for Fall Family Weekend. Sponsored by Huskie Family Connections, Fall Family Weekend showcases a host of activities to foster a sense of Huskie spirit for NIU students and their family members. The highlight is the first Huskie home football game. Huskie Family Connections...
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The Friends of the NIU Libraries is launching a new way to support the library. Instead of purchasing expensive items on a case-by-case basis as in the past, the Friends has created an Awards Program where members of the NIU community can submit applications to have specific materials purchased for the library. Proposals will be accepted each...
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NIU’s Graduate Student Research Association (GSRA), embarking on its second year as an official student organization, aims to promote a culture of scholarship and fellowship among NIU students — including undergraduates. Specifically, the group wants to provide opportunities for all NIU students who either are doing research or are interested in learning about research to share their...
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