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Photo from "Twelfth Night"
The plays of William Shakespeare are some of the most recognizable and beloved productions in the world. Beginning Thursday, Oct. 21, the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will present its interpretation of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” on the stage of the Stevens Building O’Connell Theatre on the DeKalb campus. The classic Shakespearean comedy follows Viola,...
Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon Quartet is the featured artist at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, for “WFMT Presents Live from Mayne Stage.” Presented by the NIU School of Music, the Avalon will play operatic quartets by Puccini (“Crisantemi”), Britten (“3 Divertimenti”) and Verdi (“String Quartet”) at Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are $10...
NIU Huskies volleyball
Breaking a recent trend, the Northern Illinois volleyball team picked up its third road win in a row by beating Eastern Michigan, 25-20, 26-28, 27-25, 25-21, on Saturday night in only four sets. The Huskies (19-2, 5-1) had won each of the last three Mid-American Conference matches in their five-game winning streak in five sets. “We...
Ingrid Rowland event poster
Ingrid Rowland, a professor at the University of Notre Dame-Rome School of Architecture, will visit the NIU campus to speak at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25,  about “Egyptomania in Baroque Rome.” Rowland’s lecture will be held in Room 100 of the Visual Arts Building. The lecture is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by...
Education-earnings chart
NIU is becoming a regional leader in changing Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees into pathways for bachelor’s degrees. Formerly, the AAS was regarded as a “terminal” degree, because its career and technical emphases prepared students for specific professions but not for further college studies. “The concept of a terminal associate degree is becoming obsolete,”...
Powder Puff Football Game 2010
Homecoming Week 2010 — Days of the Dog — has begun! Festivities, which launched Sunday with Powder Puff Football and a barbecue, continue this morning with a kick-off bonanza in the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Commons. From 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, the Recycled Boat Race will be held in the East Lagoon. The objective...
Help CROP Stop Hunger logo
The DeKalb County Sondra King Memorial CROP Hunger Walk is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 17. Registration begins at 2 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. A step-off ceremony begins at 2:30 p.m. alkers can choose between a 4-mile path and a “1 Golden Mile” option. Twenty-five percent of funds raised...
TD celebration
Contest between MAC football favorites results in third straight win for NIU
Photo of U.S. Capitol
The Friday, Oct. 29, deadline is fast approaching to submit applications for NIU’s summer congressional internship program in Washington, D.C. The competitive program will provide five NIU students with the opportunity to live, learn and work next summer in the heart of our nation’s capitol. Each student will intern for a member of the Illinois congressional delegation...
Students in Service logo
For the first time, NIU and 10 other universities in Illinois will be part of the national Students in Service program, which matches students with local not-for-profit groups in need of volunteers. NIU will send nine undergraduate and graduate students into the part-time volunteer workforce to do such things as work in food pantries, soup...
Patrick Kuhse
NIU’s College of Business will celebrate its annual BELIEF Day at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the Barsema Hall auditorium with guest speaker Patrick Kuhse. BELIEF – Building Ethical Leaders using an Integrated Ethics Framework – is a training program used by the College of Business to teach students that ethical components exist in all decision-making....
Photo of stacked hands
T-E-A-M. As the old saying goes, those four letters stand for “together everyone achieves more.” But the questions are these: How do you build a sense of team? Does teamwork come naturally? What happens to the concept of team in tough times? It’s easy to be a team when you’re “winning,” but what happens when times are tough? NIU’s...