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Courtney Oldenburg
The Northern Illinois women’s cross country team raced to one of its best finishes of the 2010 season Saturday as every Huskie recorded a personal best six-kilometer time at the Tori Neubauer Invitational, hosted by UW-La Crosse in West Salem, Wis. Shattering an NIU school record, sophomore Courtney Oldenburg helped lead the Huskies to an...
Faye Seeman
The NIU School of Music harp studio of Faye Seeman will present the first-ever “Think Big Harp Ensemble” recital at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, in the Recital Hall. Music performed will include pieces by Mozart, Debussy, Ginistera and Caplet as well as Latin folk music. The harp studio will be accompanied by flute, viola, piano and string...
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The NIU School of Music will host “Bits and Pieces of Electro-Acoustic Music from Everywhere (including NIU)” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in the Music Building Recital Hall. Presented by the Composition Area and the Annex Group, this unique program of two-channel (stereo) electro-acoustic compositions features the NIU premiere of the 60×60 “Crimson Mix”—a 60-minute program of...
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It is time again for all NIU employees to complete ethics training. Under the terms of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, all full-time and part-time, regular and temporary faculty, staff, graduate assistants, extra help and student employees must complete online ethics training. Everyone who receives a paycheck from the university must complete this...
Professor Philippe Piot in the Department of Physics is working on a plan to build a portable device that could be taken to airports, sports stadiums or subway stations to detect radioactive material. A $591,000 grant from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency is funding Piot’s project. The agency’s goal is to help the U.S. Department of...
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Since 1983, the Friends of the NIU Libraries group has been purchasing materials for the library that have otherwise been too expensive for the library’s budget, based on the recommendations of library faculty. Now Friends of the NIU Libraries is expanding its program to enhance the library by opening up its suggestion box to the NIU community....
NIU Women's Resource Center
The Women’s Resource Center at Northern Illinois University has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to enhance services to victims of stalking, dating violence, domestic violence and sexual assault. Center director Jill Dunlap said the Women’s Resource Center will use the grant, announced recently by U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., to...
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When the Illinois General Assembly adjourned last spring, one of the new laws passed required the creation of a pilot in-person voter registration and early voting program at several state universities, including NIU. From Monday, Oct. 18, through Thursday, Oct. 21, any NIU student, faculty, staff or resident of DeKalb County can register to vote and...
Northern Illinois turned a 21-14 halftime advantage over Buffalo into a 45-14 Homecoming victory Saturday at Huskie Stadium as NIU won its fourth straight game with a dominating second-half performance. With the win, the Huskies improved to 5-2 overall, 3-0 in the Mid-American Conference. Buffalo dropped to 2-4, 0-2. “From a defensive standpoint, we played...
Antinette J. "Toni" Keller
The NIU Department of Public Safety is seeking information on the whereabouts of a female NIU student who was reported missing over the weekend. Antinette J. Keller was last seen by friends around noon on Thursday, October 14, 2010. She reportedly told friends that she was going for a walk in a area adjacent to...
Video Game Development
Teenagers interested in video games, animation, 3D virtual worlds, and computers are invited to join the Game Development Lab at the NIU Digital Convergence Lab in Founders Memorial Library. This after-school program allows students to pursue their hobbies while exploring an exciting career option in emerging technologies.  The Game Development program includes 16 late afternoon sessions...
Huskies women's cross country
With just one competition left before the Huskies head to the 2010 Mid-American Conference Championships, the Northern Illinois women’s cross country team will look to wrap its regular season on a high note Saturday, Oct. 16, when NIU travels to West Salem, Wis. to compete in the Tori Neubauer Invitational. The Huskies will kick-off the six-kilometer...