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Cheng-Hou Lee
The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of conductor Lucia Matos, will present its first concert of the fall semester at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, located in the Music Building. Selections on the program are Felix Mendelssohn’s “Overture to Die schone Melusine, Op. 32,” Robert Schumann’s “Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op....
Photo of LGBTQ flag
NIU’s Ally Program is a campuswide initiative designed to foster a welcoming and supportive campus environment for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities by creating a visible network of allies to the LGBTQ community. The Ally Program creates opportunities for participants to learn about LGBTQ identity and build connections between the broader campus...
NIU-branded presence on Foursquare
This week, NIU joined the ranks of Harvard, Stanford and Cornell – on Foursquare. NIU’s new branded presence on the site went live Tuesday night, just days before their program for universities was announced. Foursquare is a location-based social networking site, mobile phone application and game. Users can “check in” to venues, share where they are...
StAGEs of Transition
In conjunction with the NIU Art Museum exhibition “StAGEs of Transition,” poets and poetry enthusiasts will read their original or favorite poems about aging and stages of life during a poetry recital from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in Altgeld Hall Room 315. To register to read, call (815) 753-1936 or e-mail [email protected]
NIU Huskies volleyball packs Victor E. Court
In front of a jam-packed, raucous standing room only crowd of 954, the Northern Illinois volleyball team had its 11-match winning streak snapped by Wisconsin, 25-18, 25-19, 25-18, on Tuesday night at Victor E. Court. In a tilt between undefeated teams, the Badgers remained so at 10-0, while the Huskies’ record took their first blemish...
NIU Huskies volleyball team
NIU Invitational? Check. UIC Invitational? Check. Elon Classic? Check. Record? Spotless. Tonight, something has to give — but only for one of the teams on the floor. The 11-0 Huskies volleyball squad will look to keep up their best start in program history against the 9-0 Badgers in NIU’s first home match against a Big Ten...
NIU Career Fairs
Students looking for advanced degree options, career-related work experience prior to graduation or to jump-start their employment plans are encouraged to review the Fall 2010 schedule of NIU Career Fairs. First in the lineup of fairs is the second annual Graduate & Professional School Fair. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday,...
Logo of Mortar Board Senior Honor Society
The Pleiades chapter at NIU was among the outstanding chapters honored for its excellence at the 2010 Mortar Board National Conference held in July in Chicago. The group was one of 77 chapters to receive the Silver Torch Award, presented to chapters meeting chapter management standards while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service....
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Attention, freshmen: NIU has created an exciting new program called MAP-WORKS. MAP-Works is a web-based survey tool designed to assist new freshmen with their transition into college life and to help them understand the steps necessary to persist towards graduation. Beginning last week, and continuing periodically throughout your freshmen year, you will be e-mailed a link to an...
Washing a car on NIU Cares Day
NIU is never short on volunteers or projects to keep them busy. Every spring and fall, hundreds of students donate time at animal shelters, community food pantries, nursing homes and schools, and this year should be no different. “Students who volunteer and expect nothing in return are hardcore volunteers,” said Becky Harlow, assistant director of Student...
Homesickness does not have a chance with incoming NIU students. With the concerted efforts of staff, counselors and community advisors, the seasonal malady is diagnosed and treated early.  That process began days after new students arrived on the DeKalb campus with Huskie House Calls and it will continue through the semester with other counseling opportunities. ...
Chandler Harnish
Sophomore Tommy Davis intercepted a Hail Mary pass from North Dakota quarterback Jake Landry on the final play of the game, securing a 23-17 victory Sautrday for Northern Illinois in the Huskies’ home opener. Northern Illinois improved to 1-1 on the year, while North Dakota fell to 0-2. Junior quarterback Chandler Harnish rushed for 178...
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