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NIU’s Heating Plant will conduct a planned steam outage from 11 p.m. Sunday, May 31, through 3 p.m. Friday, June 5, for maintenance of the high pressure steam piping and its associated equipment. The following buildings will be affected and will not have domestic hot water or heat: Adams Hall Altgeld Hall Anderson Hall Barsema...
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The Operating Staff Council’s Workplace Issues Committee is sponsoring a brown-bag series titled “Steer Your Career.” All sessions will be over the noon hour in the Blackhawk Annex of the Holmes Student Center. Wednesday, May 13: “Résumé Today, Job Tomorrow” will will show you how to “refresh” your résumé. Gail Jacky of the University Writing...
Communiversity Gardens
Last summer, NIU students helped to grow, harvest and donate more than 500 pounds of vegetables from the NIU Communiversity Gardens. This year is on target to easily surpass that total. By bringing the community and university together, lead volunteer Michael Payne says he hopes to help lead that charge. “The gardens help the community...
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NIU’s Health Services recently engaged in additional training to ensure that staff are best-in-class and sensitive to the needs of NIU’s diverse population. Health Services staff received training on sensitivity for LGBTQ student needs at their spring staff development meeting. “NIU Health Services strives to provide quality care to LGBTQ students on campus through staff...
String Quartet Chamber Camp
Young musicians can improve their musicianship and ensemble skills and have fun at two chamber camps at NIU this summer. The camps are scheduled for from Monday, July 6, through Thursday, July 9, and meet in the NIU Music Building. Duet Camp meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and String Quartet Camp meets from 1...
Smoke-Free NIU
In compliance with the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act, Northern Illinois University will become smoke-free Wednesday, July 1, joining more than 700 colleges and universities nationwide with smoke- and/or tobacco-free policies. With the enactment of the new law, smoking will be prohibited on all campus property, defined as property that is owned, leased, occupied or otherwise...
The Heating Plant will have a planned steam outage for maintenance of the high pressure steam piping and associated equipment from 11 p.m. Sunday, May 17, through 3 p.m. Friday, May 22. The following buildings will be affected and will not have domestic hot water or heat: AAPC-Yordon Center, Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center, Campus...
Give and Go! Move Out 2015
With the end of the spring semester and students packing up for the summer break, Northern Illinois University is preparing for the annual flood of unwanted household items typically discarded by students departing on-campus housing. Students leaving campus encounter storage and car trunks that can only hold so much, and often leave perfectly good clothes,...
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Open forums begin Thursday, April 30, for the four contenders for the job of senior associate vice president for Academic Diversity and chief diversity officer at NIU. The successful candidate will become responsible for leading and coordinating efforts to help members of NIU’s diverse community feel connected to NIU and the surrounding DeKalb community and...
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents its spring concert, “The Rite of Spring,” its 38th season finale, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. Joining Igor Stravinsky’s masterpiece on the program are Symphony No. 31 (“Paris”), by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; and “Songs of a Wayfarer,” by...
NIU Commencement
Soon-to-be alumni of NIU will gather Friday, May 8, and Saturday, May 9, with each other – and with their loved ones – to celebrate their academic accomplishments. Commencement ceremonies take place at the NIU Convocation Center, 1525 W. Lincoln Hwy. The Graduate School ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 8. Doors open at...
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Candidate forums are scheduled for Monday, May 4, and Tuesday, May 5, for the position of vice provost for faculty affairs. Monday, May 4: Murali Krishnamurthi Faculty Forum 10 to 10:45 a.m., Holmes Student Center Illinois Room University Community Open Forum 1 to 1:45 p.m., Altgeld Hall 125 Tuesday, May 5: Joel Stafstrom Faculty Forum...
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