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When it comes to percussion, Liam Teague doesn’t just talk the talk, he gets his groove on. The internationally acclaimed steelpan musician and professor of music at Northern Illinois University will perform at a Faculty Recital on Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the School of Music’s Recital Hall. “The steelpan (often called the steel...
Crystal Lake native Sarah Chung represented the U.S. and NIU during the 2016 Paralympics held in Brazil. For the 27-year-old judo athlete, taking part in the Rio de Janeiro summer games was an “indescribable” event that she will always remember. “The atmosphere of the athlete village and competition venue can be described as electric,” Chung...
Come and taste a sample of Burma/Myanmar cuisine during International Week with Dr. Catherine Raymond, director of the Center for Burma Studies, Sandar Wynn, library assistant at Founder’s Memorial Library and May Myo Khine, an art undergraduate student. Culinary samples will be offered at the NIU Art Museum on Friday, Nov. 18, from 12 – 1...
History Professor Trude Jacobsen has a new book out that sheds light on sex trafficking, family, debt and labor in Southeast Asia Jacobsen will deliver a talk on the book, Sex Trafficking in Southeast Asia: A History of Desire, Duty, and Debt (Routledge), at a reception held from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, in...
NIU students, faculty, staff and local residents can renew driver’s licenses and state IDs, purchase annual vehicle license plate stickers, register as organ and tissue donors or conduct other transactions on campus at a mobile office of the Illinois Secretary of State. In addition, NIU collegiate license plates will be available for purchase. Sales help...
Nyssa Lowenstein, a senior in Northern Illinois University’s School of Theatre and Dance, will direct her own play, The Elephant Grief, opening Thursday, Nov. 17. Performances are in Diversions Lounge Theatre in NIU’s Holmes Student Center. Using talents from all departments of the school, Lowenstein crafted her play to address the universal experience of grief....
As the fall semester nears its end, NIU Athletics would like to invite all NIU faculty and staff to join us for a number of exciting games of Division I basketball, on us. To thank faculty and staff for their commitment to the university, NIU Athletics will provide them with two complimentary general admission tickets...
The Division of International Affairs invites students, faculty and staff to attend a screening and discussion of the documentary “The Anatomy of Hate; A Dialogue to Hope” in Cole 100 on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m. “The Anatomy of Hate; A Dialogue to Hope” reveals the shared narratives found in individual and collective ideologies...
The NIU Presidential Commission on Interfaith Initiatives is hosting a monthly interfaith dialogue series for the 2016/17 academic year dedicated to exploring timely topics from an interfaith lens. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to join us for this month’s discussion on Tuesday, Nov.15, 6 p.m., at the Founders Memorial Library in the Staff Lounge...
The Graduate School and Thesis/Dissertation Advisor Carolyn Law invite all faculty and departmental graduate staff to an informal open house on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the new Thesis Office suite, Adams Hall rooms 103/104. Law is marking her 20th anniversary as Thesis/Dissertation Advisor at NIU. Come see what’s new and innovative...
A team of NIU students put their classroom knowledge to the test during the inaugural AMITA Health Design Challenge held last month at Arlington International Racecourse. “Everyone learns when they can apply classroom knowledge to a real-world situation,” said Renique Kersh, associate vice provost for Engaged Learning and Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning...
Beginning Thursday, Nov. 10, NIU will host three candidates for the position of director of Community College Partnerships. The campus community is invited to attend an open forum for each candidate to learn more about their qualifications for the position and to provide feedback to the search committee on their candidacies. This position is responsible...
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