Avalon Quartet

Avalon Quartet, guest Roger Chase will begin 2010-11 season with ‘Opening Night at the Opera’

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,

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Writ Deep

Jack Olson Gallery hosts ‘Writ Deep’ exhibition, artist-in-residence creates ‘Public Scribing’

NIU’s Jack Olson Gallery, housed in the School of Art’s Visual Arts Building, is hosting “Writ Deep,” an exploration of the relationship between craft and text as a unique affinity between forms. Shannon Stratton is the guest curator. Stratton is a writer and

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Jerry Wright

U.S. Department of Education renews grant for Student Support Services, adds fifth year

NIU’s Student Support Services is celebrating not only the renewal of its federal funding but the addition of a fifth year. The U.S. Department of Education granted $1.8 million to the program, housed in the Office of the Provost, and extended its

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Photo of notebook and pen

Graduate Student Research Association prepares for second year, planning conference, events

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

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ARTLab

ARTLab presents Frances Whitehead: Designist, embedded artist, environmentalist, futurist

NIU alumna Frances Whitehead — designist, embedded artist, environmentalist, futurist — is ARTLab’s first guest of the fall season.  Whitehead will visit NIU at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, in Room 100 of the Visual Arts Building to present examples of her inspiring

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Assistant Biochemistry Professor James Horn

Biochemistry professor James Horn awarded grants from American Heart Association, NSF

NIU assistant biochemistry professor James Horn is reaping a windfall of grants that will help him and his students study how proteins interact with other molecules—work that could have far reaching benefits from improving our understanding of biological regulation to detecting and

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