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Mark Rosenbaum
Mark Rosenbaum, Fulbright scholar and assistant marketing professor in the NIU College of Business, contributes a chapter in the recently published book “Environmental Psychology.” Rosenbaum’s research in social spaces drew interest from the authors, who are experts in the field of psychology and who subsequently invited him to write a chapter. His chapter, titled “Beyond the...
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NIU’s Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (CISLL) will host a fall seminar series that begins Monday, Sept. 27. CISLL is an interdisciplinary center for the study of lifespan language and literacy across diverse populations and contexts. Center affiliates engage in basic and applied research in language and literacy, develop and apply...
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NIU volleyball followed up a perfect weekend with a straight-set victory over visiting DePaul on Tuesday night at Victor E. Huskie Court.  Freshman outside hitter and current MAC West Offensive player of the week Lauren Wicinski again led the way for Northern Illinois with a game-high 17 kills.  Junior Allison McGlaughlin contributed 13 kills while sophomore Meghan...
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ARTLab is an interdisciplinary project initiated by the NIU School of Art investigating the in/visible as its overarching theme for 2010-2011. ARTLab shares an interest in making visible the invisible structures — social, disciplinary, physical, linguistic, conventional, ritual — that shape our experience, including the imperceptible, the subliminal, the imagined, the remembered, the overlooked, the erased,...
Lauren Wicinski
For the second time in four weeks, Northern Illinois freshman outside hitter Lauren Wicinski (Geneva, Ill./Geneva) was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.  “We are very proud of what Lauren has been able to accomplish over the past week,” said NIU head coach Ray Gooden. “She continues...
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“A caring community is a place where the well being of each member is sensitively supported and where service to others is encouraged.” The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management’s “Dialogue on Diversity” (DOD) programming initiative enters its third year. The first session is from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, in Campus Life...
Willie J. Kimmons
NIU College of Education alum Willie J. Kimmons will return to campus Monday, Sept. 27, for a 3 p.m. speech in Altgeld Hall Room 315. Kimmons is the inaugural speaker in the college’s Community Learning Series, presented in partnership with the NIU Alumni Association. He will speak on “The Importance of a Quality Education: Life and...
Amy Carr
Northern Illinois freshman goalkeeper Amy Carr was named Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced today. Carr is receiving the award after boasting shutout victories over SIUE (1-0) and Green Bay (1-0) with the women’s soccer team this past weekend. The England native is receiving the award for the first time in...
Josh Wilber
Huskies punter Josh Wilber was named the MAC West Special Teams Player of the Week after turning in one of the best performances of his career in NIU’s 28-22 loss at Illinois. Wilber, a native of Phoenix, Ariz., averaged 49.0 yards on a career-high five punts. He had three punts over 50 yards with punts of...
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LUCY — Let Us Connect You — is the 24-7 service available from Information Technology Services that connects to everyone at NIU. Whether you’re looking to call a student, faculty, staff or even a department, LUCY’s got your number. And, although LUCY has been around for a few years, the system recently was upgraded. If you have not...
Coach Jerry Kill
NIU football coach Jerry Kill was on the sidelines Saturday at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign despite spending much of the week in a Chicago hospital. Today, the coach issued a thank-you note to all the fans and friends who have wished him well in the last week. “I want to thank everyone who has reached out to...
Huskies vs. Illini
Champaign, Ill. – The Northern Illinois Huskies went toe-to-toe with another Big Ten Conference foe Saturday, battling in-state foe Illinois down to the final play at Memorial Stadium in Champaign before falling to the Illini, 28-22.  Northern Illinois fell to 1-2 on the season with the loss while Illinois improved to 2-1 and earned its...