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In April, NIU will welcome new transfers and their families to campus for their orientation program. Orientation & Family Connections hosts four programs in April (April 5, 7, 12 and 17) that are designed to introduce new transfer students to the tools and resources that will help them be successful. April programs are shorter than...
On Friday, April 21 the NIU community is invited to come together in celebration as the Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity hosts the 23rd Annual Pride Awards Dinner. This banquet is convened every year to honor NIU students, faculty, staff and partners who have significantly fostered an atmosphere of fellowship and inclusiveness...
April is Sexual Assault Awareness month.  A teal ribbon is the symbol of sexual violence prevention. Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance (AAEC) and our partners, host events and programs to provide sexual assault education, outreach and support to survivors and those affected by sexual assault. AAEC will host our first ever “Got a Minute” series focused...
The Spring 2017 Board of Trustees Professor Seminar – Science and the Public: Seeing Eye to Eye – will take place Monday, April 10, 2017, in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. Refreshments will be provided from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., with the presentation and Q&A to follow from 12 to 1...
On Sunday, April 2nd, Autism Awareness Month begins with World Autism Awareness Day.  The Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities will host an informational table at the Holmes Student Center on Monday, April 3rd from 11-1.  They are also asking individuals in our community to wear blue on Monday, April 3rd to help shine a light on...
The NIU School of Art and Design’s Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History Series presents “Fantasies of Neglect: Imagining the Urban Child in American Film and Fiction,” a lecture by Dr. Pamela Robertson Wojcik, Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture will take place Wednesday, April 5,...
The NIU Asian American Resource Center invites you to “Diversity Dialogues: Microaggressions and Intersectionality,” with guest speaker Kevin Nadal on April 4, 2017, at 5 p.m. in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium. Kevin Nadal is an author, comedian and professor of psychology. He is a researcher and leading expert on the effects of discrimination on racial/...
NIU’s 2017 World Music Festival “Roots & Blossoms” is approaching. The NIU Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, directed by Omar al Musfi will kick off this year’s festival at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the NIU School of Music Recital Hall. Guest soloist Rabie Azar (violin) will join the musicians as they perform a wide...
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites the NIU community to participate in an upcoming CLAS Research Forum event, “Climate Change and Environmental Crises in a Changing World.” The event is scheduled for Monday, April 3, 2017 from 4 to 6 p.m. in Cole Hall Auditorium. Faculty Panelists include Ross Powell (Geology), Reed Scherer...
The NIU School of Music is pleased to announce a concert of music by NIU student & faculty composers on Monday, April 3, at 8 p.m. in the Music Building Recital Hall. The public is cordially invited, and admission is free. This diverse program will feature music by undergraduate student composers Sam Doran, Will Kirby,...
The Graduate School invites faculty, staff and students to join in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of NIU’s graduate students. A reception will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, in the Altgeld Auditorium. Presentation of awards will begin at 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 815-753-9403 or email [email protected] Recipients of the following...
The Northern Illinois University Opera Theater will present Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte this weekend. The comedy takes place in late 18th century Naples, when two officers argue with an older friend, Don Alfonso, about the faithfulness of their girlfriends. Throughout the opera, Don Alfonso tricks the two into a plot to prove their...
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