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The City of DeKalb announced today that it has put into effect a city-wide snow emergency from 5 p.m. Tuesday until further notice. According to the National Weather Service, conditions will deteriorate rapidly with travel likely to become virtually impossible at times Tuesday night until mid-day Wednesday. “We ask that residents stay home and off...
Kris Povlsen
DeKalb Mayor Kris Povlsen released this declaration today. DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY I, Kris Povlsen, Mayor of the City of DeKalb, County of DeKalb and State of Illinois, in accordance with Section 51.22 of the City of DeKalb Municipal Cole, do hereby designate and declare a state of local emergency in the City of...
NOTE: Abhijit Gupta’s interviews scheduled for this week have been canceled. New dates will be forthcoming. Bradley G. Bond and Abhijit Gupta each will hold a series of open forums and interviews the week of Jan. 31 as candidates for dean of the NIU Graduate School and associate vice president for graduate studies. Interviews for...
The Claremont Trio
THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELED. The Claremont Trio (piano, violin, cello) is widely regarded as the premier piano trio of its generation. First-ever winners of the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award, and the only piano trio ever to win first prize at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, the Claremont is consistently lauded for its “aesthetic maturity,...
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NIU will conduct a free seminar Saturday, Feb. 26, for people who are thinking about pursuing graduate degrees. The seminar, which will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will allow prospective students to speak with educators about popular programs, admissions requirements and financial aid options. The seminar will take place in the McCareins Classroom of the...
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NIU’s Counseling Lab invites women to “Under Construction: Developing Our Sense of Self,” a psychoeducational group that will focus on topics of relationships, self-esteem, wellness, career choices and “what it means to be you.” The group will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m. for 10 Tuesdays, beginning Feb. 15, in Graham Hall 416. Women interested...
Tim Griffin
Section 19.4 of the NIU Bylaws requires that an annual review of the performance of the ombudsman be conducted by the University Affairs Committee of the University Council. The individual to be reviewed at this time is Tim Griffin. The position description for the ombudsman is available online. NIU students, faculty and staff are invited...
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The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming will host the 2011 Northern Illinois Regional History Fair Saturday, Feb. 26, in the Holmes Student Center. The history fair provides a venue for junior high and high school students to test their merits as scholars while exploring local history. Volunteers are needed to judge the students’...
The NIU College of Business fared extremely well in a recent BusinessWeek magazine story citing a 2010 survey of senior-level students across the country ranking how well their business school integrated ethics into the curriculum. An overwhelming majority of NIU business students gave the college’s BELIEF Initiative an “A.” That level of satisfaction ranked second only...
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Six talented young musicians will perform at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, during the annual Honors Recital. They are the recipients of talent scholarships awarded by the NIU Community School of the Arts after a rigorous audition held in early January.
Julia Bentley
Chicago mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley will join members of the Avalon String Quartet as they continue their 2010-11 season at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, in the NIU Music Building’s Boutell Memorial Concert Hall.
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The video created by Justin Brenneman isn’t the greatest thing since sliced bread. It is sliced bread, with a creative twist. The NIU communication major from Naperville is a finalist in a video contest sponsored by the Youngstown, Ohio-based Schwebel Baking Company, more commonly known as Schwebel’s. As part of a course last fall teaching...
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