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"Jake Coffman"
Jake Coffman’s decision to return to the NIU Huskies defensive line is winning regional and even national attention for the 26-year-old senior, a former Marine who served two tours of duty in the Middle East. Check out this weekend’s coverage from USA Today and the Chicago Tribune. Coffman, who returned to college football as a...
"Passion Pit"
The Campus Consciousness Tour is coming back to the NIU Convocation Center. This time around the tours’ starring band is Passion Pit, ready to share its vision of pop music with DeKalb. The tour will stop Thursday, Oct. 21, at the Convocation Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the show starting at 7:30 p.m....
"Drake"
Drake is set to take over the NIU Convocation Center on Sunday, Oct. 17, for his “Light Dreams and Nightmares” tour. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. The show will open with special guest Clipse. NIU student tickets are on sale now.
Not every student starts his or her college journey with a specific destination in mind. For those who haven’t declared majors, and for those uncertain about their choices, NIU’s Academic Advising Center is happy to play the role of travel agent. The center’s Exploring Majors Fair, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept....
The Academic Convocation took place on Friday, August 20 at the NIU Convocation Center. Academic Convocation is a formal ceremony to officially welcome and celebrate incoming students to Northern Illinois University. Students learned about the many academic opportunities and campus traditions of NIU. President John G. Peters and members of the faculty and staff celebrated...
NIU Move In Day 2010
It started as a trickle early in the week. Then a steady stream. On Thursday the flow of cars, SUVs, minvans, and even a few RVs would turn into a torrent as students and their families decended upon the NIU campus for Move In Day.
Founders Memorial Library
A number of changes occurred at Founders Memorial Library over the summer. DVDs/Videos Founders Memorial Library relocated its videos and audio books to a new area that allows library users to browse the collection and checkout items of interest. Thousands of VHS and DVD videos and hundreds of cassette and CD audio books are on...
On the densely populated island of Taiwan, the concept of hearing tests is as novel as formally educated audiologists. Providing those critical hearing tests to hundreds of Taiwanese children and adults became an eye-opening experience this May for NIU College of Health and Human Sciences professor King Chung and four of her audiology students. “Most...
The Northern Illinois University football team will be sporting new home and road jerseys this season. The new threads are provided by NIU’s official outfitter, adidas, and feature black piping running up the sides of both the red and white jerseys and lead to a black accent stripe on the red uniform and a red...
"Adam Kiel"
Northern Illinois University offensive lineman Adam Kiel is one of 112 student-athletes from across the country at all levels of college football under consideration for a place on the 2010 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. This year’s group of nominees is the most ever in the 19-year history of the award. The 22-member team honors...
"NIU First-Year residence Hall"
The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees today approved a long-term ground lease with the Collegiate Housing Foundation (CHF). The vote moves the university one step closer to the development of its first new undergraduate residence hall in more than four decades. “The wants and needs of students have changed dramatically since we opened our...
The NIU Supermileage Team recently took third place at the SAE International Supermileage event. Their vehicle got 1,265 miles per gallon of gasoline.
A team of four Northern Illinois University engineering students designed and built a vehicle that took third place overall at the Society of Automotive Engineers International Supermileage Competition, squeezing 1,265 miles from a single gallon of gasoline. The competition, held June 10-11 in Marshall, Mich., featured more than 30 teams from across North America and...
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