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NIU’s Division of International Programs will hosts its fall 2010 Brown Bag Series from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays in John E. La Tourette Hall Room 300. Attendees are invited to bring a lunch and listen to speakers covering a variety of topics, including international perspectives, cultural diversity and study abroad experiences. For more...
NIU Internship Fair
Summer 2011 might seem like a long way off, but more than 800 NIU students will begin planning for it from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, when they attend the Internship Fair at the NIU Convocation Center. Those students will not only be thinking about summer but looking beyond it to their...
Every fall season, as the leaves change and crunch underfoot, Huskies from today and yesterday come to campus for our annual Homecoming Celebration.  There are many events for students and alum to show their Huskie Pride. This year the action kicks off on October 10th and ends with the Homecoming dance on October 16th.  Check below...
Huskie women's soccer
NIU’s women’s soccer team will look to keep its winning momentum going as it opens its 2010 Mid-American Conference season this weekend. The Huskies travel today to Toledo, Ohio, to take on the Rockets at 3 p.m. at the Scott Park Stadium. NIU will then return home at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept.26, to host Ball State at...
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Two prominent Indonesian leaders will present “Indonesian Update 2010: Political Islam and Regional Autonomy” at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, in the Heritage Room of the Holmes Student Center. Professor Bahtiar Effendy, dean of the Social and Political Science Department at Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University in Jakarta, will discuss Islam politics in his portion of...
A photographer from the New York Times Magazine came to campus last month to shoot pictures of some of the artifacts found in the NIU College of Education‘s Blackwell History of Education Museum. Editors at the magazine spotted the artifacts on the Blackwell website and asked Richard Casey, director of the college’s Learning Center, to ship...
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NIU’s Regional History Center will host a grand opening reception for its exhibit, “Somethin’ to Write Home About: Letters from the Regional History Center Collections,” from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, in Founders Memorial Library. The exhibit is on display in the library’s foyer with a reception in Room 400. Parking is available in the visitor’s...
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G.P. Yeh, a division scientist with the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, will visit NIU to speak at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, on “The Energy Transformation.” Yeh’s lecture comes as part of the NIU Department of Physics colloquium and takes place in Room 200 of John E. La Tourette Hall. Refreshments are served at 3 p.m. The...
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s first performance of its 34th annual concert season is its fall concert, “Scandinavian Splendor,” to be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. This concert will feature Jean Sibelius’ “The Swan of Tuonela, Op. 22, No. 3,” Edvard Grieg’s “Piano Concerto in A...
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NIU College of Business students who sat for the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) exam in the summer of 2010 lead the exam’s pass rate. Of 40 participating universities, only five universities had a total of 12 students pass the CTP exam. NIU business students accounted for seven of the total — more than 58 percent. Congratulations...
DC Interns 2010
As an NIU senior majoring in political science and journalism, Dave Thomas knew Washington, D.C., is a big, busy, fast-paced and sprawling newsmaker of a town. This past summer, he became part of it. While serving as an intern for U.S.  Rep. Mike Quigley (5th District), Thomas learned that congressional staffers not only work fast, but...
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Information Technology Services will make changes Wednesday, Oct. 6, to GroupWise. Version 7 of GroupWise will no longer function. A download of Version 8 is available. New requirements for passwords will be put in place.