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On March 31 – at a University not so far away… Chem Wars! NIU’s Chemistry Club invites the public to its annual Spring Chemistry Demo Night on Friday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. in Cole Hall room 100. This year, the Chemistry Club will put on Chem Wars, a show which will feature a number of...
Did you know that more of our law students came from NIU undergrad than any other university in the country? As an NIU undergrad, you are part of a special group of prospective students, known at the law school as a prospective Double Huskie. Experience our diverse law school alumni and community as well as...
Huskie Books and Gear (formerly University Bookstore), located in the Homes Student Center, will be closed for inventory from Monday, March 13 through to Thursday, March 16. Please note that this closure affects both the store and online sales. When Huskie Books and Gear reopens on Friday, March 17, processing web orders will be a...
Beginning this year, the Field Museum installed a new Philippine exhibit comprising some of the 10,000 Philippine objects once tucked behind museum vaults for decades. It has been more than 15 years since a Philippine collection exhibit was displayed at the museum. Recent NIU master in anthropology, Laurence Tumpag was asked during the co-curation and...
Students entering grades 2 through 12 who are looking for engaging, hands-on ways to explore their interests and career options this summer can now register for Northern Illinois University’s 2017 summer camps. Day and residential camps run throughout June, July and August. The schedule includes both time-tested favorites and exciting new offerings from programs across...
The NIU Community School of the Arts (CSA) needs your used sheet music, music books, old musical instruments, stands, CDs and other items that might be of interest to musicians. Clean out your piano bench, attics, and basements, and donate to a great cause. Your unwanted music items will be sold during Performathon to raise...
In an average year, Illinois gets hit with more than 60 tornadoes, placing it consistently in the top 10 states with the most tornadoes. The odds of one or more tornadoes hitting a portion of DeKalb County is at least one in three, every year. We also get 60 mile-per-hour winds or hail an inch...
On NIU’s campus, recycling has become a crucial aspect of our waste diversion program. By implementing a co-mingled or single-stream recycling system, students, staff and faculty members at NIU can recycle waste with ease. Any acceptable recyclable material can be deposited in any recycling bin without having to take the time to separate different types...
Have you ever considered taking a Japanese course, but was not sure what to expect? Did you grow up playing Super Mario Bros. and ever wonder what the hidden meaning behind a bizarre character was? Come and find the answer from our newly established Japanese Language and Culture Club (JLCC). The club was established during...
More than 400 students visited with nearly 60 companies at the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology’s spring job fair on Feb. 23. The fair is traditionally held in the spring and fall at the Engineering Building, but a large number of companies clamoring to participate led the college to relocate the spring fair to...
The NIU Autism Caregiver Group is devoting its upcoming meeting to a topic recently in the news: individuals with autism and the criminal justice system. Allison Gladfelter, assistant professor of speech-language pathology at NIU, said families in the Autism Caregiver Group were alarmed after a Florida police shooting in July 2016 of an unarmed therapist...
The NIU Department of Mathematical Sciences will host a regional mathematics competition from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at DuSable Hall and the Carl Sandburg Auditorium in the Holmes Student Center. Close to 400 students from 15 high schools will participate in the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) Regional High...
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