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NIU’s School of Art and Design is offering three upcoming online or blended courses for graduate and doctoral students. July 11 to Aug. 7 ARTE 685: Research Readings in Art Education M/Tu/W/Th 9 a.m. to noon, Music Building 203 Douglas Boughton This summer intensive class is offered in a blended online and face-to-face format. The...
A retirement party is planned for Norm Jenkins, who has had an indelible impact on countless students and staff in his over 25 years at NIU. The celebration will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 29. Jenkins is the acting director of the Holmes Student Center. Prior to held roles as the associate director of the HSC, and acting...
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The Alumni & Foundation Forum is back with two workshops in June. The forum is an outreach of the Division of University Advancement to demonstrate ways the NIU Foundation and Alumni Association can help colleges and departments reach their goals. Workshops are held at 10 a.m. Thursdays in the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. June...
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In a presidential campaign season that legitimately can be described as bizarre, what’s the responsibility of the media in covering those elections? What’s the best way to ensure journalists are doing top-notch reporting on local races and referendums? How do you craft stories in this multimedia age that will capture citizens’ attention, encourage people to...
Orientation & Family Connections has begun campus-wide orientation for incoming freshmen and transfer students and their families. During orientation (a two-day program for freshmen and a single day for transfers), incoming students gain an increased understanding of resources, identify opportunities for engagement and involvement and begin to learn what it means to be part of...
Finalists for the position of director of Catering Operations will hold open forums for the university community. The director of Catering Operations will play a critical role in re-envisioning catering services within the campus community. The director will be significant in providing an outstanding culinary experience on campus through Campus Dining Services. The director also...
Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance will offer a workshop Thursday, June 16, on search procedure training. This two-hour interactive workshop is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. in Room 100 of the Campus Life Building. Seating is limited. Presenters will cover strategies and best practices for recruiting a diverse qualified applicant pool. Participants, meanwhile, will...
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Ready for a great, healthy and active summer? NIU’s Employee Assistance Program will host brown bag luncheon presentations in the month of June in the Holmes Student Center. Advance registration is preferred, but not required, by emailing: [email protected] or calling (815) 753-9191. The starting at 12:05 p.m. summer presentations begin Wednesday, June 8, with “Deciding...
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Some levels of the parking deck will close for maintenance and cleaning from Monday, June 6, through Friday, June 10. Levels will open as work is completed. During this time, any valid blue or yellow permit holder will be able to park in any legal parking space on all open levels, with the exception of...
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host the fourth annual Summer Research Symposium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, in Altgeld Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Any undergraduate student who has participated in faculty-mentored research or artistry over the course of the 2015-16 academic...
NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming is spreading the word on two cool Academic Summer Day Camp options for students entering sixth- through eighth-grades. Applications can be filled out online; a $25 discount is available to NIU employees. For more information, call (815) 753-5200 or email [email protected] Creative Writing Day Camp July...
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Register now for summer music classes for kids at the NIU Community School of the Arts! Prelude and Development classes meet June 25 through Aug. 6, with no class meeting July 2. A parent or caregiver attends every class with their child. Early enrollment is recommended as these classes usually fill up quickly. Prelude is...
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