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The Presidential Commission on Race and Ethnicity (PCORE), formerly the Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities (PSCM), has reimagined the annual Diversity and Inclusion luncheon as a virtual summit. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 14 beginning at noon. The summit offers three programs including an afternoon awards ceremony, and afternoon program...
“Mini disk recorder slash player.” “The old cassette recorder.” “DAT tape, known for failing miserably and getting lots of crackles as you play them back.” “Ooh. That is a… What is it? …. Tube transformer?” A lot has changed in the 30 years since WNIJ 89.5 signed on the air, as Reporter Susan Stephens and...
As access to COVID-19 vaccines becomes increasingly available to Illinois residents 16 years of age and older, Huskies are sharing their reasons for getting vaccinated. Many of NIU’s faculty and staff have already received a COVID-19 vaccine administered through the DeKalb County Public Health Department. More than 1,100 NIU employees received their first dose of...
Valerie Garver, professor and chair of the Department of History, is the recipient of the 2021 University Honors Great Professor Award. Garver, who has been active in honors programming during her 17 years at NIU, is a trained early medievalist, focusing on the study of northwest Europe in the Early Middle Ages. She is currently...
No playbook existed for how the sports industry could react to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Jobs and revenue were lost. Games, programs and seasons were canceled. Teams played without fans. With a more positive outlook on the horizon, organizations, teams and participants now are working to rebrand sports in a post-COVID world. The...
The Northern Illinois University Chemistry Club invites the public to its annual Chemistry Demo Night to be held virtually via Zoom, with the interactive livestream to begin at 6 p.m. Friday, April 16. Register to attend the virtual event. This year’s theme is “Kitchen Chemistry,” featuring some experiments everyone can perform at home using readily...
“Recycling is a complex process and is not particularly efficient in terms of energy and natural resource consumption,” says Courtney Gallaher, an associate professor in the NIU Department of Geographic and Atmospheric Sciences and the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality. “Many of our recyclable products are not recycled in the ways...
For as long as he can remember, Chenaire Barmore says, he has wanted to make a difference in the lives of others. Since the age of 13, the NIU junior has volunteered and worked with local nonprofit organizations such as Goodwill, United Way and the YMCA in his hometown of Rockford. “I see the daily...
Northern Illinois University’s student-run newspaper, the Northern Star, surged onward through a challenging 2020 with awards and additional accolades for its staff and advisor. The Star made a banner year out of the difficulties posed by shifting to an online-only operation during the pandemic, adjusting to a more splintered readership that has been largely off-campus,...
Two December graduates of Northern Illinois University who received life-saving transfusions after being gravely injured in a February fire are giving back with a blood drive for the community on April 7. After the Feb. 12 apartment fire, Matt Zamudio and Alyssa Noonan were airlifted from DeKalb to a trauma center in Rockford, where they...
NIU’s Office of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ADEI) and Safe Passage join communities, workplaces and campuses across the country in hosting awareness and prevention events throughout the month of April, which is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. “Sexual violence on college campuses has been an issue for many years,” stated Prevention Project...
Those looking to make a difference at NIU have a new tool to help raise much-needed financial support. NIU Impact, the NIU Foundation’s new crowdfunding program, launches today, April 1, at http://crowdfund.niu.edu and features ten campaigns. Growth of Digital Giving The NIU Foundation has experienced significant growth in its digital giving program, seeing an increase...
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