Share Tweet Share Email
Category: Faculty & Staff
Photo of violin and music
The community is invited to enjoy the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s fall concert, “Dancing the Night Away,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of NIU’s Music Building. The orchestra will play “Danse Bacchanale” by Camille Saint-Saëns; “Concerto for Trombone” by Samuel Jones, featuring Kirk Lundbeck on trombone; “Rounds” by David...
Prior to Huskie home football games next season, the NIU Foundation will host “Huddle with the Faculty” to showcase of the outstanding programs, faculty and students at NIU. However, the inaugural “Huddle with the Faculty – Better Living Through Mannequins” will take place Saturday, Oct. 8. Saturday’s showcase features a demonstration of how NIU nursing students use...
Stemfest 2010
After a hugely successful event last year, NIU now is gearing up to hold its second annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Festival, better known as STEMfest, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the NIU Convocation Center. The festival promises to be even bigger and better than ever with backing from lead...
Two couples, two big problems in two one-act plays. Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance presents the first Studio Series production of the 2011-2012 season with “The Actor’s Fantasy,” two one-act plays by Harold Pinter and Horton Foote. Performances are scheduled in the Stevens Building Corner Theatre from Thursday, Oct. 13, through Sunday,...
Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish has been named a semifinalist for the 2011 William V. Campbell Trophy and is also a candidate for one of 15 NFF National Scholar-Athlete awards, the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame announced Thursday. Harnish, a senior from Bluffton, Ind., is one of only 47 Football Bowl Subdivision...
As state and federal governments call for increased accountability from education at all levels, the NIU College of Education is continuing to find ways to answer that call. The college’s Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations now offers expedited Chief School Business Official (CSBO) Licensure. The expedited program allows qualified individuals to enter into...
Dr. Janet Rowley, a highly awarded professor of hematology and oncology in the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago,will visit the NIU campus Thursday, Oct. 6, to give a seminar on her life and work. Rowley will speak at 3:30 p.m. in the Terwilliger Auditorium of Montgomery Hall. The event is free...
NIU students who receive Monetary Award Program (MAP) grant funding are being warned that reductions are likely for the spring semester. The current situation is reminiscent of the 2010-11 academic year, when limited state funding and high application volume made it necessary to lower second- and third-term awards. More than 6,200 NIU students – more...
Students who enroll in NIU language department professor John Hartmann’s intensive Thai language class quickly overcome their inhibitions about learning an Asian language, even one that is tonal and written in a non-Roman alphabet. There is no textbook to purchase. In its place is SEAsite, an online, media-rich, interactive resource for learning the language and...
NIU’s Academic Advising Center will hold the fall “Midsemester Check: Strategies for Academic Improvement” workshop Tuesday, Oct.4, and Wednesday, Oct. 5. Hours for the Tuesday session are from 4 to 6 p.m. The Wednesday session is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Both take place in the Illinois Room of the Holmes Student Center. The...
Photo of Golden Delicious apple surrounded by red apples
Each semester, NIU’s Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management sponsors an initiative to identify NIU faculty and staff members who have had a positive influence on the lives of graduating seniors. Students graduating this December have the opportunity to thank faculty and staff for making their experiences at NIU extraordinary. Brian O. Hemphill, vice...
MacKenzie Roddy
Last year,  the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning introduced Themed Learning Communities to NIU. This year, Intercollegiate Athletics integrated into this program with its first TLC: “Developing Champions: In the classroom, in competition and in life.” With an emphasis on leadership and social justice, the 25 hand-picked freshman student-athletes who represent almost every NIU...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 506