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When Daniil Krimer graduated with his M.F.A. in acting in 2019, he had no way of knowing the kinds of changes that were on the horizon. When he founded the Kane Repertory Theatre in St. Charles, Illinois, in 2019 and became its artistic director, he had no idea that the world—and particularly the theater arts world—would grind to...
Three College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) doctoral students were recently named as inductees to the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Alexis Briley, of Greenville, North Carolina; Jerian Dixon-Evans, of Plainfield, Illinois; and Marisol Perez of Chicago, will join an elite group of members in the honor society which recognizes and encourages superior scholarship...
The NIU Graduate School typically hosts an awards ceremony in April to recognize and celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of our graduate students. These students are nominated for recognition by their academic departments, are fellowship recipients, or are dissertation and thesis prize winners. “The annual reception provides an opportunity for the Graduate School to recognize some...
Chemistry Professor Tao Xu is one of the many NIU faculty members known for being an innovator. Since joining NIU in 2006, Xu has worked to develop new highly efficient solar cells, discover a new electrocatalyst that converts carbon dioxide (CO2) and water into ethanol, and create other novel materials through his lab’s nanotechnology research....
Jim Morris’ life has been filled with music, language, philosophy and advertising. That combination of influences and interests has made for an interesting journey. When he landed on campus in 1967, it was a different time. The assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Vietnam War and the political unrest had wiped away America’s innocence. The...
Join now and receive various pet items, including discounts, from your favorite mascot. It is no secret that Northern Illinois University’s favorite mascot Mission is universally loved among NIU alumni, friends, family and beyond. Now, your very own pets can get in on the Huskie fun, as the NIU Alumni Association has announced the formation...
April is Autism Acceptance Month, an opportunity to spread awareness, promote acceptance and ignite change. NIU’s Autism Caregiver Group is a place where uniqueness is celebrated – not just in April – but every month. The group of NIU faculty and students are dedicated to supporting families of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) by...
Dr. Tomoyuki Shibata, associate professor in the School of Health Studies, was thrilled to welcome Dr. Chit Wityi Oo from Myanmar to NIU as part of the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sponsors U.S. and foreign participants for exchanges in areas of research including the sciences, business, academe, public service, government and...
Cristian Rojo has a passion for fashion and isn’t going to let the pandemic get in the way of it. “Every spring, the Fashion Industries Organization (FIO) hosts their annual Spring Fashion Show which is sponsored by Kohls,” said Rojo, who is majoring in fashion merchandising and is president of the student-run Fashion Industries Organization....
Professor Emeritus Albert (Al) Resis passed away on March 10, at the age of 99. A noted expert in Russian history, he served as a faculty member of NIU’s History department from 1964 until his retirement in 1992. His research focused on foreign policy, and his many publications included the notable 1988 book Stalin, the...
Students interested in helping individuals and families improve their lives through financial literacy can pursue a new minor being offered starting from fall 2021. The School of Family and Consumer Sciences has added a minor in Financial Counseling which introduces students to the basic principles in personal and family financial management and can lead to...
Heading into Fiscal Year 2021, the task of finding ways to make the workflow at NIU more efficient was added to the list of university goals. Specifically targeted were paper-based processes that have been executed through manually and have the potential to be automated and executed digitally. The need for such efforts was amplified when...
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