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Local artists are invited to share their vision as the station looks back on three decades and forward to the future of public radio. Vani Subramony doesn’t fully remember why she entered the WNIJ 20th anniversary design contest ten years ago (she was only seven years old at the time), but she does remember embracing...
Just as Agnes Ma, M.F.A. ’15, was finishing up her bachelor’s degree in molecular and cellular biology from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, she was also discovering a totally different career path as an artist. “Up until my senior year of college, I had been working towards applying to medical school,” she said. “But senior...
Merlynette Griffin has held many job titles at NIU, but each position had one thing in common – the need to counsel students and others with whom she worked. That knack for providing guidance and compassion will come in very useful in her new job as the interim ombudsperson. She takes over the position Aug....
With Move-In just three weeks away, Housing and Residential Services is seeking students and employees from across Northern Illinois University to help out new Huskies. Volunteers can sign up for shifts as individuals or collectively as Student Organizations seeking to gain service hours. Help is needed Aug. 18, 19 and 20, and each shift is...
With an upcoming in-person program and a future virtual option, NIU’s CODE Institute invites faculty, staff and graduate students to become CODE facilitators. The CODE Institute trains facilitators for the university’s Conversations on Diversity and Equity (CODE) Workshops, a series that engages students, faculty and staff in learning about cultural differences. Offered as an online experience...
NIU and Harper College achieved a milestone recently as the first students graduated from degree completion programs offered through the University Center at Harper College. Nineteen students are now proud Huskie alumni thanks to the partnership. Nine students graduated with degrees in psychology and computer science along with one student that earned a degree in...
Angel Latham earned her wings – literally. The NIU College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) student and NIU Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet successfully completed the U.S. Army Air Assault School training in Camp Gruber, Oklahoma, this summer. “Earning my wings meant a lot to me,” said Latham, who is majoring in Health...
A kick-off of everything NIU has to offer this fall, the new Huskie Hustle on July 23 will bring Huskies together to connect with one another, learn about resources and have fun. The campus-wide event will include a scavenger hunt for newly admitted and second-year Huskies. As they visit the people and places where Huskies...
Wondering how you’ll pay for that late-night pizza delivery? Why not check out the NIU Online Student Worker Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 27? The event will help you learn about some of the 200-plus student jobs available on campus. Opportunities include joining the Event Staff at the Convocation Center or...
The Northern Illinois University College of Law COVID-19 Legal Response Clinic was honored by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) with its 2020-21 Excellence in Legal Education Award. The award, established by the ISBA’s Committee on Legal Education, Admissions and Competence (LEAC), is designed to honor a law school program that emphasizes real world skills for...
Interdisciplinary instruction and exploration fosters a student’s ability to think critically and tolerate ambiguity.  The School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders (AHCD), with its graduate programs in audiology, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology, is well suited for these learning opportunities. “Interdisciplinary instruction provide students opportunities to learn from and with each other,” said Sherrill...
Ashley Hines learned that she loves conducting research. Michelle Nuñez Salas discovered that she wants to commit herself to activism. Emma Hazen discovered an affinity for community outreach, Chenaire Barmore is convinced that data is the future, and Kirk Williams learned that he could make a big difference in the community through nonprofit consulting. These...
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