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Huskies women's soccer team
In the midst of a three game unbeaten streak, the Northern Illinois women’s soccer team will look to improve its 2-1-1 Mid-American Conference record this weekend. The Huskies (6-4-1, 2-1-1 MAC) head east to take on Akron(3-8-0, 1-3-0 MAC) and Ohio (4-5-2, 1-2-1 MAC) in a pair of road contests. NIU will face the Zips at 6:30...
Recycling symbol in green grass
The NIU community is invited Tuesday, Oct. 20, to a free webcast focusing on campus environmental sustainability. To mark the eighth annual “Campus Sustainability Day,” the Society for College and University Planning and the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium are co-sponsoring a webcast titled “Empowering a low carbon movement at your campus: strategies and tools...
"Death Comes to the Tanner House" poster
On the two Fridays and Saturdays preceding Halloween this month, the public can step back to late Victorian times and experience the historic (and reputedly haunted) Tanner House on the night that prosperous Aurora merchant William H. Tanner died. Death was a familiar guest of every family in the 19th century, and this tour will bring...
Photo of laptop computer
In the time it takes to notice a laptop computer, a cellular telephone or television missing, NIU students and staff can take steps to improve chances their electronic valuables will be returned if they are found. The NIU Department of Police and Public Safety is offering an online service to students and staff who want to register the...
Posters from Jack Olson Gallery exhibition
“Contemporary Polish Poster in Context: Jakub Stepien aka HAKOBO and Bogna Otto-Wegrzyn” runs through Friday, Oct. 22, at the Jack Olson Gallery. Below is a curatorial statement from guest curator Aleksandra Giza: “Poster art in Poland has chronicled more than a century of social, political and cultural life. There are recognizable stages directly influenced by the two world...
Photo of password box on computer screen
Information Technology Services has put in place new password requirements. Passwords now must: Have a minimum of 8 characters. Contain, at a minimum, a character from at least three of the following four groups: Uppercase letter Lowercase letter Special characters such as spaces:-+,~`[email protected]#$%^&*()=_'”{}[]|\?/:;><. A number Note: Passwords cannot be reused or contain your AccountID or full name.
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NIU’s Alumni Association invites faculty and staff to celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center with at a pair of ice cream socials. Join the Alumni Association hosts on the terrace for a sweet treat to thank everyone for five great years. The events are scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, and Thursday, Oct. 14....
NIU Homecoming
Join NIU alumni and friends Saturday, Oct. 16, at the NIU Alumni Association’s Homecoming party. Pre-game festivities will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Alumni Village, located adjacent to the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center (BAVC) on Annie Glidden Road. Enjoy a performance by the Huskie Marching Band, meet NIU President John...
Huskie Fan
After playing four of its first five games this season on the road, and coming through its September Stretch with a 3-2 record, Northern Illinois football returns to the familiar confines of Huskie Stadium for just the second time this season. The Huskies will play host to MAC East favorite Temple in the first of...
Photo of feet in a race
Recreation Services will host a Homecoming Fun Run during the morning of Saturday, Oct. 16. Students, faculty, staff, families and community members are invited to participate. Packet pick-up and check-in begins at 6:30 a.m. The run will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the walk will start at 7:35 a.m. from Annie’s Woods, across from the Music Building...
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NIU’s Art Museum is pleased to present a “Day of the Dead” artist invitational from Thursday, Oct. 21, through Saturday, Dec. 4. The public is invited to an opening reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21. NIU alumni and student artists have been invited to create Day of the Dead altar pieces in...
Photo of woman's silhouette against sunset
NIU’s Art Museum will present “Patty Carroll: Anonymous Women,” a contemporary photography exhibition from Thursday, Oct. 21, through Saturday, Dec. 4. The public is invited to an opening reception at the museum from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21. Carroll will be one of several artists speaking about their work between 6 to 7 p.m. that...