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The Office of Student Academic Success’ Financial Cents program is holding its annual coat drive. All winter apparel will be accepted including coats, gloves, hats, scarves and more. If you are interested in donating, please drop off items in one of the boxes located in the Academic Advising Center Building, the Campus Life Building, Founders...
“Fundraiser A: My Fight for Freedom and Justice” (NIU Press, 2015) by Robert Blagojevich has been named the winner of the 2016 Best Book Award in the law category. The Best Book Awards are sponsored by the i310 Media Group. Jeffrey Keen, president and CEO of i310 Media Group, said this year’s contest yielded more...
It is the season of giving, and Huskies are supporting a DeKalb County agency for the victims and prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault. Safe Passage provides a range of services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including crisis intervention and medical advocacy, short-term and long-term housing for victims and their children,...
College of Law alumni Karoline Carstens (‘06), Elizabeth Shine Hermes (‘03) and Adam R. Vaught (’05), have been honored as “40 under 40” attorneys by The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.  The Law Bulletin publishing company conducts the “40 under 40” survey annually to determine who they believe are the up and coming young attorneys in Illinois...
After you’ve packed away the Thanksgiving leftovers and gleefully counted the money you saved on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, join your Huskie family for another joyous celebration: #GivingTuesdayNIU. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving and the ideal time to support our hardworking, grateful students as they pursue their dreams and make the world...
Big news coming from a newer organization on NIU’s campus. On Nov. 3, the Black Counselors Association was recognized as a state chapter of the Illinois Counseling Association at its 67th Annual Conference. As part of the Illinois Counseling Association’s mission to “promote respect for human dignity and diversity,” the Black Counselors Association was welcomed with...
Healing to Action, co-founded by NIU Law alum Karla Altmayer (J.D. ’12), is a public service organization whose mission is to end gender-based violence by cultivating worker leadership to improve community response, to unite labor and anti-violence movements, and to increase access to justice for low-wage workers who have been victimized. Building on her NIU...
The Scholarship and Financial Aid Office, together with the NIU Foundation, is excited to announce that NIU students have a new way to view and apply for scholarships. The new system, called AcademicWorks, is a web-based scholarship management solution that holds nearly all NIU scholarship opportunities. AcademicWorks provides a unique and highly streamlined experience for...
How do children between the ages of 3 and 12 learn new words? That is one question NIU speech-language pathology Assistant Professor Allison Gladfelter is looking to answer with her current research study. Gladfelter is seeking participants for her research study exploring how children with and without autism learn to say new words. Children between...
In August 2014, Governor Quinn signed into law Public Act 098-0985, also known as the Smoke-Free Campus Act. As a result of this law, Northern Illinois University became a smoke-free campus on July 1, 2015. This means that smoking is prohibited indoors and outdoors on campuses of all state-supported institutions of higher education. Campus property is defined as...
When it comes to percussion, Liam Teague doesn’t just talk the talk, he gets his groove on. The internationally acclaimed steelpan musician and professor of music at Northern Illinois University will perform at a Faculty Recital on Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the School of Music’s Recital Hall. “The steelpan (often called the steel...
Nyssa Lowenstein, a senior in Northern Illinois University’s School of Theatre and Dance, will direct her own play, The Elephant Grief, opening Thursday, Nov. 17. Performances are in Diversions Lounge Theatre in NIU’s Holmes Student Center. Using talents from all departments of the school, Lowenstein crafted her play to address the universal experience of grief....
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