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CSA string players
Registration is open for the fall semester at the NIU Community School of the Arts, sponsored by the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The community school offers year-round programming for more than 400 students who come from nearly 50 cities, towns and suburbs for classes, lessons and ensembles. Programs for children and adults begin...
U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, chats Thursday with members of NIU’s highly successful Supermileage Team.
Congressman Adam Kinzinger visited the NIU campus Thursday morning to meet member of the NIU Supermilage Team, see their work and present them with a copy of his congratulatory statement read into Congressional Record. Kinzinger, a Republican from Channahon, praised the team’s success at the 36th annual SAE Supermileage Competition in Marshall, Mich. “Over the...
Huskie Safe Line
It’s safe to say it’s even easier to get around campus this fall thanks to the Huskie Safe Line. Students asked, and NIU answered with some enhancements to the free NIU shuttle ride service that operates from 11 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. after the HuskieLine bus services end for the evening. “We made the changes...
An NIU family enjoys Casino Night during the 2014 Fall Family Weekend.
It’s family first at NIU. Whether it’s the one you were born into or the Huskie family we’re glad you chose, NIU is rolling out the red – and black – carpet during Family Weekend, set for Friday, Sept. 11, through Sunday, Sept. 13. “We want to introduce parents and family members to NIU, its...
Hunger Action Month
NIU is partnering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to present Hunger Action Month to the campus community this September. Hunger Action Month is a nationwide campaign created by Feeding America to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger. The campaign brings greater attention to hunger in the United States and...
Anna Quider, director of Federal Relations for NIU, talks to summer research students about her role on behalf of the university.
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host the third annual Summer Research Symposium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, in Altgeld Hall. Undergraduate students who have participated in faculty-mentored research or artistry projects will showcase their work through posters and oral presentations. The three main summer programs include the...
Victor E. Huskie
Huskie fans of all ages are invited to join Northern Illinois University student-athletes and staff at the Huskie Family Fun Day and Movie Night from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at the Chessick Practice Center and Huskie Stadium. The free event features activity stations for the kids run by NIU student-athletes and tours...
NIU President Doug Baker
NIU President Doug Baker invites the entire campus community to participate in an all-campus town hall meeting Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Holmes Student Center’s Carl Sandburg Auditorium. The meeting is scheduled for 1:30 to 3 p.m. and is an opportunity for university faculty and staff to engage in a conversation about important university issues and...
Erin Spencer, a graduate student in instructional technology from Rochelle, Ill., helps Caitlin Cassello with measuring while Lauren Feji waits for assistance on her LEGO woodworking project as a part of the one-day STEM Divas summer camp.
Young girls in florescent pink T-shirts and matching hard hats explored careers in engineering July 21 during NIU’s one-day STEM Divas camp. Led by mechanical engineer Pettee Guerrero, the brilliant budding scientists enjoyed a tour of the Engineering Building and tried their hands at soldering and LEGO woodworking projects that required numerous tools. STEM Divas...
Photo of an NIU tour
Next Friday, July 31, we will be hosting approximately 2,000 potential new Huskies and their families on campus. The Northern Illinois University Summer Open House takes place mainly in Holmes Student Center, but a campus scavenger hunt and departmental receptions are also planned. Open House experiences weigh very heavily on students’ final decision on where...
50 Men Who Cook logo
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of DeKalb County will hold its 11th annual 50 Men Who Cook signature fundraising event Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. Presented by KishHealth System, the event features prominent men from DeKalb County who prepare their favorite dishes, including appetizers, salads, side dishes, entrees and desserts....
New campus signage is installed outside the North Towers of Stevenson Residence Hall.
All signs indicate that things are looking up at NIU. During the month of June, several departments collaborated to vastly improve signage on campus buildings so that students and visitors know where to go and how to get there efficiently. “Not only do the exterior building signs provide a fresh, contemporary look to our grounds,...
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