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While the demand for mental health services on campus is growing, the folks at NIU’s Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS) want students to know they are always available to help more people. Students should not hesitate to contact CCS should they need help. The office is staffed every weekday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m....
Students will have a new provider of health care services when classes resume next semester. The NIU Board of Trustees approved an agreement Nov. 15 to have Northwestern Medicine assume management of Health Services, effective Jan. 7. Such a change was among the recommendations stemming from the Program Prioritization process. “We are excited to enter...
Students who have attended high school in Illinois—especially those from DeKalb County and the city of Chicago—are the focus of new scholarship incentives announced this week. Funded by a $2.73 million grant from the state of Illinois matched by the university, NIU’s AIM HIGH Scholarships will boost the institution’s available awards nearly 30 percent. The...
Chad McEvoy NIU’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KNPE) will launch a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management next fall. The new program capitalizes on the department’s rich heritage of preparing graduate students for careers in the thriving sport industry, which includes all of Chicago’s major professional teams and other pro baseball, basketball, football and hockey clubs across the country....
Northern Illinois University’s STEMfest is an annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and math that strives to introduce all people to the wonders of science. However, for some adults and children, a loud, bright and crowded environment makes it hard for them to feel welcome. That’s why this year, the STEMfest organizers are introducing a...
Northern Illinois University has classic fun and hard-to-top new happenings in store for Homecoming 2018, themed a “Mission of Tradition.” Homecoming Week starts Sunday, Oct. 7 and builds up to the NIU Huskies’ football game against the Ohio University Bobcats on Saturday, Oct. 13. But this year’s game comes with a can’t-miss performance in the...
When Amber Sayles doesn’t have her nose buried in her honors textbooks or her hands full of test tubes from her research, she can be found caring for her young daughter and volunteering in the community. With so many demands on her time, Amber has relied on her relentless determination, time management skills and several...
More than 1,000 backpacks representing the number of college students who die by suicide each year will be on display at NIU’s MLK Commons on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Send Silence Packing is a powerful event that provides a strong visual reminder of the impact that suicide has on all...
If you’re a first-generation student at NIU, we’ve got your back. Efforts are underway to create a culture of first-generation awareness at NIU. More than half of NIU’s undergraduate students are among the first generation in their family to attend a four-year college. But national statistics show at least 75 percent of first-generation college students...
Family Weekend is open to all families and community members. We’ll be rolling out the red – and black – carpet for our families to participate in the NIU community. Come, join the pack Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 16! Family Weekend features a range of activities to foster a sense of Huskie spirit...
First-generation students will have a sense of place and a place to go for resources at NIU this fall. The new “I’m a First-Generation College Student” program will bring together first-generation students, faculty, staff and recent alumni with Welcome Events from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 4 and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept....
Northern Illinois University Athletics is now taking orders for new 2018 football season tickets online at NIUHuskies.com, on the phone at 815-753-PACK (7225) and in person at the NIU Athletics Ticket Office located in the Convocation Center. West Side tickets for all five 2018 NIU home games, including the home opener versus Utah, the first...
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