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Marke Freeman
Senior Marke Freeman was voted the Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week by the conference coaches, the league announced Monday. In the Huskies’ only contest of the week, Freeman delivered game-highs with 25 points and 12 rebounds, leading NIU to a 70-59 victory over Loyola. Freeman hit her first four three-pointer attempts, including...
Lauren Wicinski
Northern Illinois freshman outside hitter Lauren Wicinski wrapped up her astounding rookie campaign by garnering American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Honorable Mention All-American recognition, the organization announced Wednesday. Wicinski came to NIU as the volleyball program’s first high school All-American and now becomes the Huskies’ first freshman, and second overall (Kate McCullagh in 2006), to...
NIU student group Mortar Board, in collaboration with the Honors Program and the Women’s Resource Center, are joining forces to collect gowns for the second annual Project Prom. The gown and accessories collection is happening now and will continue through 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17. From 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, and Sunday, Feb. 20,...
Rachael Waldrop
Northern Illinois track and field freshman Rachael Waldrop shattered the NIU pole vault school record, and junior Rhonda Lee tied her own 60-meter dash school record, to help the Huskies to a fourth-place finish at the 2010-11 indoor season opener Friday afternoon.  At the season-opening Eastern Illinois Early Bird Track and Field meet, the Huskies...
How do you create an inclusive campus?  How do you talk about diversity?  How do you build awareness and help students see similarities rather than differences? These are just some of the questions the Dialogue on Diversity, Race, and Conflict program was designed to address. Created in 2008 by the Diversity & Equity Office, a...
NIU Huskie football team huddles up
NIU Interim Head Coach Tom Matukewicz announced the coaching staff that will lead the 2010 Northern Illinois Huskies (10-3) into their bowl match-up in the uDrove Humanitarian Bowl against Fresno State (8-4) on Saturday, Dec. 18, in Boise, Idaho. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN beginning at 4:30 p.m. Matukewicz, the Huskies’ linebackers...
Huskies track and field
Northern Illinois track and field will kick-off its 2010-11 indoor schedule this weekend, when the Huskies head to the EIU Early Bird Track and Field meet hosted by Eastern Illinois. The meet is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Lantz Fieldhouse in Charleston, Ill. The Huskies will open their indoor...
Toys for Tots logo
Help put smiles on the faces of children who are less fortunate by sharing the gift of giving this holiday season. Toys and donations will be collected until Friday, Dec. 17, at the Military Student Services office in Gilbert Hall B-111. The objectives of Toys for Tots are: to help less fortunate children throughout the...
Students from across the country, and as far away as Scotland, came to the NIU College of Business in November to practice the “art of the deal.” The World Collegiate Sales Open tested some of the best student-salesmen in the country, with representatives from professional selling classes at NIU, Ball State, Louisville, University of Indiana,...
Freshmen from Northern Illinois University and students from DeKalb’s Clinton Rosette Middle School celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through song, dance and poetry to mark the conclusion of one of NIU’s first-ever Themed Learning Community projects. The Dec. 1 event was the culmination of a semester’s worth of work that allowed...
Northern Illinois volleyball freshman Lauren Wicinski added an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Mideast Region selection to her impressive list of accomplishments, the organization announced Tuesday.  “This is a very prestigious honor for Lauren and we are proud to have her represent the Huskie volleyball program and Northern Illinois University on a national level,” said...
Logo of the uDrove Humanitarian Bowl
The NIU Alumni Association and the NIU Foundation invite Huskie fans to travel on the VIP Bowl Charter to Boise for the 2010 uDrove Humanitarian Bowl. The VIP Bowl Charter includes: Round-trip air transportation. Ground transportation. Double-occupancy hotel room in the NIU team hotel. Game ticket. Pre-game reception ticket. VIP gift bag. The trip departs...
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