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Walker Ashley, associate professor of geography presents “Skylapse: Using Time-lapse Technology to Illustrate the Dynamic Atmosphere” from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, in Altgeld Hall, Room 125. Ashley is the American Meteorological Society’s Weather, Climate, and Society Editor’s Award recipient (2016); the NIU Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award recipient (2016) and the NIU David Raymond...
The NIU Communiversity Gardens will be hosting a vegetable plant sale along with the Committee for Preservation of Wildlife (CPW), on Wednesday, April 19. The vegetable plant sale will take place from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the north side of the Montgomery Auditorium. The vegetables that the Communiversity Gardens will be selling include...
The Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce is holding a Presidential Panel at the NIU Hoffman Estates Conference Center on Thursday, May 4. Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the panel presentation will be from 8 – 9 a.m. The presidents from NIU, Elgin Community College and Harper College will discuss topics such as...
For many students, the trending topic this time of year is graduation—and what happens next. The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center would like to invite students to participate in their series Trending with the GSRC, where this topic will be further explored. Representatives from the Graduate School, Career Services, Academic Advising and the Office of Student...
The NIU Music Building comes alive with music and excitement as the NIU Community School of the Arts (CSA) celebrates PERFORMATHON 2017. All community members are invited to enjoy live music performances, shop for music related items, view a student art show, try delicious bake-sale treats and enter to win raffle/silent auction prizes on Saturday,...
NIU freshmen and sophomores enrolled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors recently got a boost from an innovative program offered to help their study skills. Last month during their annual conference, PROMISE Scholars participated in a day-long workshop, the Guaranteed 4.0 Learning System, which teaches a three-step approach to learning. During the workshop,...
On Wednesday, April 19, Professor Emeritus Milivoje Kostic will give a presentation on the future of energy and the environmental landscape. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. in Room 354 of the Engineering Building, and the lecture will begin at 6 p.m. The event is sponsored by the science journal, Entropy. Though per...
What started a few months ago as a routine speaking engagement on the importance of community service has resulted in an ongoing effort by NIU athletes to mentor local girls through soccer. Among the members of the audience – comprised of Northern Illinois University (NIU) athletes and coaches – was NIU Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach...
Northern Illinois University has posted an FAQ to answer questions about the university’s latest response to the state’s ongoing budget impasse, which was addressed in an April 4 Campus Update from President Doug Baker. The page, which can be found here will be updated regularly as new questions arise or information changes.  
In an effort to streamline the reservation process for outdoor spaces, the Holmes Student Center (HSC) General Office will now handle reservations for MLK Commons, the East Lagoon, Larusso (West) Lagoon, Central Park and the Oderkirk Property. Requests for space or more information can directed to [email protected], or by calling the HSC General Office at 815-753-1744.
The Office of the President invites nominations of faculty, staff and students for appointment to the presidential commissions for terms to begin in fall 2017. Self-nominations are welcome. The presidential commissions are as follows:  Presidential Commission on Interfaith Initiatives; Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities; Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity; Presidential Commission on the Status...
Pamela Ann Metcalf, 57, of Kirkland, died March 16. She worked in Campus Dining Services. Joan N. Anderson, 69, of DeKalb, died March 23. She worked as an Office Support Specialist in the Center for Child Welfare and Education. Blanche A. McHugh, 65, of Sycamore, died April 5. She worked in Housing for many years...
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