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NIU's Martin Ott Pipe Organ
The NIU School of Music will present a series of organ concerts beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19. The concerts will be presented on the Martin Ott Pipe Organ, located in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. Sept. 19’s kick-off concert will be an alumni recital that features six former students — NIU graduates in organ from...
Avalon Quartet
Violist Roger Chase will join members of NIU School of Music’s Avalon String Quartet as they begin their 2010-11 performance season at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. They will play Puccini’s “Crisantemi for String Quartet,” “Three Divertimenti” by Britten, “String Quartet in e minor” by Verdi and finish the concert with Mozart’s...
Study abroad
The NIU Study Abroad Office will hold its 18th Annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. All students who would like to learn more about the possibility of studying abroad are invited to attend. Students will have the opportunity to...
Writ Deep
NIU’s Jack Olson Gallery, housed in the School of Art’s Visual Arts Building, is hosting “Writ Deep,” an exploration of the relationship between craft and text as a unique affinity between forms. Shannon Stratton is the guest curator. Stratton is a writer and curator based in Chicago, where she founded and is current executive and creative...
family weekend
Members of the Huskie family will head back to campus September 10-12 for Fall Family Weekend. Sponsored by Huskie Family Connections, Fall Family Weekend showcases a host of activities to foster a sense of Huskie spirit for NIU students and their family members. The highlight is the first Huskie home football game. Huskie Family Connections...
Jerry Wright
NIU’s Student Support Services is celebrating not only the renewal of its federal funding but the addition of a fifth year. The U.S. Department of Education granted $1.8 million to the program, housed in the Office of the Provost, and extended its financial support because the NIU initiative is among the top 10 percent of...
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NIU’s Graduate Student Research Association (GSRA), embarking on its second year as an official student organization, aims to promote a culture of scholarship and fellowship among NIU students — including undergraduates. Specifically, the group wants to provide opportunities for all NIU students who either are doing research or are interested in learning about research to share their...
ARTLab
NIU alumna Frances Whitehead — designist, embedded artist, environmentalist, futurist — is ARTLab’s first guest of the fall season.  Whitehead will visit NIU at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, in Room 100 of the Visual Arts Building to present examples of her inspiring site-specific work, projects that exist at the intersection of public policy, environmental reclamation...
Annie Wyer
The Northern Illinois women’s soccer team will look to carry the momentum of their early season victories into the weekend, when the Huskies play their third-consecutive road match of the season when they face the Loyola Ramblers at the Loyola Soccer Park in Chicago on Sunday, Sept.5, at 2 p.m. The Huskies (2-1) opened their...
DeMarcus Grady
Iowa State quarterback Austen Arnaud completed 27 of 36 passes for 265 yards and added 14 rushes for 45 yards to lead the homestanding Cyclones to a 27-10 victory over Northern Illinois Thursday in the 2010 season opener for both teams. Northern Illinois lost its seventh straight season-opener dating back to the 2003 overtime win...
When NIU classes began last week, 61 percent of the new freshman class were enrolled in a section of Northern’s popular UNIV 101 (The University Experience) course; a record percentage in the course’s history.  Transfer enrollments in UNIV 201 (The Transfer Experience) also set a record, nearly doubling in number from Fall 2009 with 184 students...
Terrance Green
Terrance Green, a nationally recognized speaker and the author of “Becoming an All ‘A’ Student: The Quick and Easy Guide to Getting a 4.0,” will train people to maximize their full potential in every aspect of life during a 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, presentation at NIU. Sponsored by the Graduate School, the Center for...
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