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We are so excited for the upcoming 2016 Northern Lights Homecoming Parade! A long-standing Huskie Homecoming tradition, the Homecoming Parade brings Huskies and members of the DeKalb and Sycamore communities together for a lighted march filled with pride for both NIU and the community. We are currently inviting all groups, student organizations and departments to...
Law Professor Michael Oswalt joined Chicago attorney and NIU law alumnus Rich Lenkov (’95) on WGN’s, “Legal Face-Off” on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Professor Oswalt joined the show to talk about his recent Huffington Post article on the “Fight for Fifteen” movements’ use of improvisation in its campaign to increase minimum wages to $15 an...
NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies is enlarging its global footprint with a new educational podcast, “Southeast Asia Crossroads,” a twice-monthly series that will showcase Southeast Asian expertise from around the world. Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) Assistant Director and Associate History Professor Eric Jones will moderate the series with other CSEAS associates occasionally...
The Department of Police and Public Safety will host NIU Safety Awareness Day, a safety resource fair from 7 to 9 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 3, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom at the Holmes Student Center. The NIU Police Department is committed to protecting and serving our campus and the greater DeKalb community. With the...
Like many of today’s top eateries, NIU’s student-run restaurant Ellington’s features seasonal and locally sourced food. That’s not just because it’s trendy; it’s because it makes good business sense. “Our goal is for students to learn and understand how to make the best of what’s in season and what’s local. It’s a smart financial aspect...
Division of Academic Affairs (www.niu.edu/academicaffairs) and the Executive Vice President and Provost (www.niu.edu/provost) recently launched/re-launched their websites. Current and prospective students, faculty, staff and families can find useful resources, articles and upcoming events. “Ask the Provost” is a new feature on the Provost website, where people can leave questions and comments. Questions may be directed...
For the seventh consecutive year, NIU’s popular STEMfest will amaze and inform thousands of visitors of all ages at the Convocation Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8. This free, family-friendly festival, attended by nearly 7,500 people last year, showcases the fascinating power of the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math)...
Join your friends and neighbors to experience and celebrate our area’s rich culture of art and music at the DeKalb/NIU Art Walk on Oct. 6th. Downtown DeKalb, as well as several venues on NIU campus, will be rolling out the red carpet for art, music and culture lovers during this spectacular event. From 5-8 p.m.,...
NIU’s Pick Museum of Anthropology will receive several awards on Thursday, Sept. 29, from the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM), a statewide professional organization recognizing best practices in the museum profession. The Pick Museum will receive awards for a recent exhibit, publication and graduate student of the year. The Pick Museum is the recipient of...
  Assistant Professor of Law Michael Oswalt wrote a reflection on Labor Day in the Sept. 4, 2016, edition of the Huffington Post. The article addresses the “Fight for Fifteen” movement to increase minimum wages around the country and its use of improvisation to engage workers and the public.
Noted historian and author Martha Hodes will discuss her latest book on how ordinary people mourned the death of Abraham Lincoln during the 13th annual Lincoln Lecture, scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, in Altgeld Auditorium. In “Mourning Lincoln: The Assassination and the Aftermath of the Civil War,” Hodes details the responses of ordinary...
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