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NIU New Music Ensemble poster
The Friends of NIU Libraries and the NIU School of Music invite the public to attend a free New Music Ensemble concert and pre-concert lecture beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in the Music Building’s Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Shulamit Ran of the University of Chicago, David M. Gordon of Wheaton College...
Toolkit - The Nuts and Bolts Newsletter from Office of Assessment Services
NIU’s Office of Assessment Services has posted the winter 2010 issue of “Toolkit,” its assessment newsletter. This issue announces the fourth annual Assessment Expo, calls for participation in the University Writing Project and reveals 20 different ways to assess student learning. It also includes sneak previews of coming events. Back issues are available online. Call (815) 753-8659 or e-mail [email protected] for...
Walk With Women Against Violence poster
Walk With Women Against Violence will host a peaceful march Sunday, Nov. 21, to raise awareness of violence against women. All are welcome to gather at 1 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Commons for a walk through the NIU and DeKalb communities. For more information, e-mail [email protected]
Sinclair Bell. Photo courtesy Beowulf Sheehan.com
Sinclair Bell, an assistant professor of art history at NIU, recently was chosen to serve as a “Research Ambassador” to the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), or German Academic Exchange Service, for 2010-2011. The DAAD is a publicly-funded independent organization of higher education institutions in Germany. Its 14 international offices provide information as well as financial support...
Mathias Tacke
The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the semester at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. On the program: Carl Nielsen’s “Aladdin Suite, FS 89,” Jean Sibelius’s “Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 105” and, with NIU violin faculty member Mathias Tacke,...
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According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, 11.3 percent of undergraduates have a disability. Statistically, that makes it probable that faculty and staff are interacting with students with disabilities every day. Many of these students have disabilities that are not readily apparent, as referenced by the DO-IT Center at the University of Washington. This can...
A trio of NIU di-zi performers.
The NIU Chinese Music Ensemble will give a concert performance at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, in the Recital Hall of NIU’s Music Building. Established by Professor Emeritus Kuo-Huang Han in the 1970s, the NIU Chinese Music Ensemble was the first all-American college group in the United States and gave several national and international concert performances from...
The parties were gathered Tuesday morning in the Lincoln Room at the Holmes Student Center: Japan, Micronesia, the United Nations, the World Wildlife Fund and the U.S. Department of State. Their task: to resolve a mounting depletion of Pacific fish population by getting everyone at the table to agree to the same plan of action...
Erin Arnold, an NIU alumna and former member of the Huskie Marching Band, has rekindled her relationship with her alma mater in hopes of inspiring children to further their education at the collegiate level. Arnold and members of the NIU marching band have teamed to support No Excuses University, a program that promotes college readiness...
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The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education is administering four different types of grants to support research in and projects for the improvement of instruction in undergraduate courses: Instructional Research and Improvement Grant — up to $1,000 Student-Originated Instructional Research and Improvement Grant (requires a faculty sponsor) — up to $1,000 Microcomputer Software Acquisition Grant...
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The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education invites nominations for the 2011 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction awards. These awards honor excellent undergraduate teaching in the university, encourage the improvement of instruction and promote discussion among members of the university community on the subject of teaching. Recipients should be among the most...
Reilly Farrell of DeKalb will be one of 54 performers Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Barnes and Noble book fair and recital.
Shoppers at the Barnes & Noble store in DeKalb will be treated to a wonderful medley of music presented by the NIU Community School of the Arts from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20. The recital is part of the book fair program sponsored by the store, located at 2439 Sycamore Road. The money raised will support the scholarship...
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