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The sculpture area of the NIU School of Art and Design is hosting a virtual Zoom presentation by visiting artist Heather Mekkelson, Thursday, October 8 at 5 p.m. Mekkelson is a sculptor and installation artist based in Chicago. She has had several solo exhibitions at chicago galleries such as 65GRAND, 4th Ward Project Space and STANDARD....
This summer, NIU’s Division of Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development (OERD) coordinated with community and campus partners to respond to the needs of small businesses and nonprofits during the COVID crisis. The result was 40TUDE Business and 40TUDE Nonprofit. “40TUDE is community/university engagement at its finest,” says Jennifer Groce, NIU director of community promotions and...
As the initial dust of COVID-19 settled in the spring, Laurie Elish-Piper and David Walker began mulling what the virus meant for the near future of the college’s signature hands-on learning programs. “It became pretty apparent that our entire Educate and Engage series, from local to U.S. to global, was likely going to go online and was not going to be...
Domestic violence affects both women and men, of every race, religion, socio-economic status, culture and sexual identity. And it happens right here, right now, in communities and college campuses throughout the world. Let’s do something about it. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a month-long opportunity to raise awareness and give voice to a subject...
Application process now part of new, improved platform A brand new communication system will allow NIU to better tailor messages to hundreds of thousands of potential students based on their interests. Provided through Slate, NIU’s new Student Recruitment Communication (CRM) system replaces an antiquated system used for the past 10 years. “The old CRM reached...
For more than 10 years, Northern Illinois University’s STEM Fest has introduced thousands of visitors of all ages to the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math. After last year’s record-breaking 8,200 visitors, the NIU STEAM team is looking forward to making STEM Fest 2020 better than ever. And they’re embracing the challenge of bringing...
Northern Illinois University College of Law was named the No. 2 school in the country on preLaw Magazine’s Employment Honor Roll list. As part of preLaw Magazine‘s Back to School 2020 issue, the NIU College of Law was recognized as a top school for outperforming all expectations when it comes to placing graduates in legal jobs. It was...
NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences announced the winners of the 2020 Awards for Excellence in teaching, research and service during the online college meeting held Aug. 17. J. Mark Killmer, D. Scott Sibley and King Chung were each recognized for their significant contributions and named as this year’s recipients. J. Mark Killmer The Lankford Award for Excellence in Teaching is given...
The Northern Illinois University Center for Black Studies and the College of Visual and Performing Arts are hosting an art for social justice event, “Art and Soul.”  The event will be held Thursday, October 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the main entrance of the university on Castle Drive. The Huskie Bus Line buses will be...
The Illinois Science and Technology Coalition (ISTC) is highlighting the innovative research work of NIU Professors Elizabeth Gaillard and Tao Xu, both faculty members in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Gaillard and Xu are among a select group of scholars from Illinois institutions tapped for the ISTC’s 2020 Researchers to Know list. The list...
Currently, 70.6% of Illinois households have completed their census form – either by mail, online or by phone. An additional 26.2% have been completed by enumerators or through administrative records for a total of 96.8% overall completion. However, local completion rates are lower, especially surrounding the NIU campus. Lower completion rates are problematic because things...
Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a series of weekly review sessions for students taking historically difficult courses.  SI is provided for all students in the course section who want to acquire effective learning strategies and develop an understanding of difficult course material and improve their grades. Attendance at sessions is usually voluntary. For you, the student,...
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