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The Figure Skating Team took to the ice on Saturday, March 4, and Sunday, March 5, at the Skate-on-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Figure Skating Competition sanctioned by the U.S. Figure Skating Association and hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, placing eighth out of 18 teams. All seven girls on the roster competed this spring. Christi Helm, a...
The NIU Mars Rover team, Picus Martius, won first place in the mechanical engineering division and best overall in the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology’s Spring 2017 Senior Design Day. Each year, seniors in the college form teams to work on a project that demonstrates what they have learned. This semester, 158 students...
The Latino Resource Center celebrated its 5th annual Latino graduation on Sunday, May 7, in the Carl Sandburg auditorium. This year’s theme was “Pasos cortos, vista larga” (short steps, long view). During the ceremony, President Doug Baker welcomed over 200 people in attendance for this year’s graduation. Special recognition was paid to Dave and Suzanne...
The annual Kishwaukee United Way Day of Caring will be on Monday, June 22, with a kick-off rally and volunteer check-in at 8:15 a.m. The Day of Caring is an organized day of volunteer service in the community – much like NIU Cares Day. Each year, approximately 200 community volunteers complete projects at 30 nonprofit...
Some levels of the parking deck will close for maintenance and cleaning from Monday, May 22, through to Saturday, May 27. Levels will open as work is completed. During this time, any valid blue or yellow permit holders will be able to park in any legal parking space on open levels, with the exception of...
Before we know it, the excitement will begin again for the next class of incoming NIU students and their families. In 2016, Huskie Fall Kick-Off was created to help welcome our newest Huskies to campus. We’ll be continuing this tradition on Friday, August 25, at 5 p.m. in the Huskie Stadium. During this dynamic event,...
Sunday, May 14, is Mother’s Day, and NIU’s Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality (CSWGS) is making Mother’s Day gift giving easy! When you make a contribution to one (or more) of our scholarship or foundation accounts, we will send your honoree a unique card, letting them know you’ve contributed in their...
NIU’s Department of Accountancy is pleased to announce the launch of a new Master of Accountancy (M.A.C.) program geared toward professionals with an undergraduate degree in a field other than accounting. The convenient Naperville location and evening course offerings allow students to continue their education while balancing work and family commitments. The M.A.C. courses, taught...
Over 200 NIU students displayed their research skills, discoveries and artistry on April 25 during the university’s eighth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD). Many others highlighted their important work with community-based service projects during the Community Engagement Showcase (CES). Descriptions of all student projects are available online. NIU recognized the following award winners at the...
Each year, Student Involvement and Leadership Development (SILD) has the honor of recognizing distinguished student leaders at its annual Kevin D. Knight Leadership Awards ceremony. The Kevin D. Knight Leadership Awards ceremony commemorates the life of Kevin D. Knight, an NIU alumnus who embodied what it means to be a student leader. He was an...
May’s 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships are right around the corner, and the entire NIU community is invited to celebrate the university’s first opportunity to host a collegiate sports national championship. In less than a month, some of the nation’s best college golfers and golf teams will convene at one of...
Michael Roper (’86), will be the featured boss on an episode of CBS’s hit series Undercover Boss! The episode will air on Friday, April 28, at 8 p.m. EST.  Recipient of a degree in business administration, Michael Roper is president and CEO of Taco Bueno, a high-quality Tex-Mex chain with more than 175 restaurants, founded...
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