Michael Disa

School of Art alum working in Hollywood will visit campus April 7 to talk movies, animation

NIU alum Mike Disa, director and co-writer of soon-to-be-released animated film “Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs. Evil,” will return to campus next week to speak about his life and work in the Hollywood movie business. Disa, who graduated from NIU School of Art

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Music to my eyes: NIU Art Musuem to unveil three spring exhibitions concerned with sounds

NIU’s Art Musuem will host three exhibitions from Tuesday, March 29, through Saturday, May 14, which explore the sound of art. “Visual Art and Sound” features exhibitions and events that explore surprising interrelationships between visual art, music and sound, and highlight the artistic community

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Christopher Washburne

NIU Latin Jazz Ensemble presents ‘Latin Jazz Weekend Party’ with Christopher Washburne

NIU’s Latin Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of associate music professor Greg Beyer, will host New York City-based Columbia University ethnomusicologist, trombonist and bandleader Christopher Washburne and his ensemble, S.Y.O.T.O.S., for April’s Latin Jazz Weekend Party. Mark your calendars for an incredible series of events

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Stories of Scheherezade: NIU will present ‘Arabian Nights’ on Players Theatre stage

One of the world’s most well-known collection of fables, stories and folk tales is the inspiration behind the next theatre production performed on the Northern Illinois University Players Theatre stage. The School of Theatre and Dance will present “The Arabian Nights” from

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Institute to promote multicultural curriculum

Twenty-four NIU faculty members will spend part of their summer transforming their classes to make them more inclusive of race, class, gender and other forms of diversity. The Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute, to be held from May 16 to May 20, is

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Photo of an NIU student conducting research in a lab.

Graduate Student Research Association plans second conference to present scholarly work

NIU graduate students will have a chance to showcase their research and scholarship during the second annual Graduate Student Research Conference from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Holmes Student Center.  The full-day conference, sponsored by the Graduate

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