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Photo of globe showing Jakarta
Dino Patti Djalal, the newly appointed Indonesian ambassador to the United States, will deliver a public talk next week on the NIU campus. Djalal’s presentation, titled “Indonesia’s Democratic Development:  Lesson for Transforming Societies,” will focus on progress in building and strengthening democracy in Indonesia. The event will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Capitol...
Photo of paramedics loading patient into ambulance
The NIU community will have a chance to see what goes into saving victims involved in a serious alcohol-related car crash during Thursday’s annual mock DUI rescue. Campus police will orchestrate the drill from 5:15 to 7 p.m. in parking lot C3 of the Convocation Center. They and emergency rescue workers from the DeKalb area...
Collage photo of law books, gavel, scales of justice
Students interested in careers in law can attend “Applying to Law School: LSAC Forum 101” from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in Room 186 of Swen Parson Hall. As the first of a series of workshops, this presentation will focus on what steps to take before the application process as well as how to get the...
The remarkable freshman campaign of Northern Illinois volleyball player Lauren Wicinski continues to grow as she was named Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week for the fourth time, the league announced Monday. In adding to her school-record total of selections, the outside hitter also became the fourth Huskie to garner the honor in...
Chandler Harnish
For the second consecutive week, NIU quarterback Chandler Harnish (Bluffton, Ind./Norwell H.S.) was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Offensive Player of the Week. Harnish’s honor came Monday, two days after he accounted for 282 yards of total offense and threw two touchdowns in NIU’s 31-17 victory over Temple. The first Huskie quarterback to win...
From left: Jason Goode, Missy Lugo, Amy Horn and Juliane Such
NIU’s Office of Student Academic Success has welcomed four new members to its team. These individuals will serve the university community as student success specialists in four of the colleges on campus: Jason Goode, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, completed his undergraduate and graduate degree at NIU. Jason worked on campus and taught COMS 100 as...
Lauren Wicinski
Gina (Graf) Wicinski, a Huskie standout on the volleyball court from 1983 to 1986, is among the team’s all-time statistical leaders in one category after the next. But there’s a player on the court this fall who many suspect will eclipse those marks and rewrite the record book. Wicinski couldn’t be more thrilled—and proud. That’s...
Book cover of "Primitive Selves"
NIU historian E. Taylor Atkins, who recently published a new book, titled “Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945,” will conduct a presentation, book-talk and book-signing Saturday, Oct. 16. Atkins is donating royalties from the book to the Tahirih Justice Center, a not-for-profit organization that arranges pro-bono legal, medical and social services for immigrant women in...
Alternative Spring Break
Students interested in Alternative Spring Break have more opportunites to learn about the trips and fundraising. Informational sessions are scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, and Tuesday, Oct. 19, in the Lincoln Hall Commons (Tower A). A fundraising seminar will take place at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in the Douglas Hall Smart Classroom. Past Alternative...
Photo from "Twelfth Night"
The plays of William Shakespeare are some of the most recognizable and beloved productions in the world. Beginning Thursday, Oct. 21, the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will present its interpretation of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” on the stage of the Stevens Building O’Connell Theatre on the DeKalb campus. The classic Shakespearean comedy follows Viola,...
NIU Huskies volleyball
Breaking a recent trend, the Northern Illinois volleyball team picked up its third road win in a row by beating Eastern Michigan, 25-20, 26-28, 27-25, 25-21, on Saturday night in only four sets. The Huskies (19-2, 5-1) had won each of the last three Mid-American Conference matches in their five-game winning streak in five sets. “We...
Ingrid Rowland event poster
Ingrid Rowland, a professor at the University of Notre Dame-Rome School of Architecture, will visit the NIU campus to speak at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25,  about “Egyptomania in Baroque Rome.” Rowland’s lecture will be held in Room 100 of the Visual Arts Building. The lecture is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by...
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