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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...
David Taylor
College of Law professor David Taylor will present a Presidential Teaching Professor seminar from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, in the Illinois Room of the Holmes Students Center. The seminar, called “Storytelling as an Effective Teaching Tool,” is an opportunity to hear Taylor share some of his teaching expertise and experience with the...
CSA Sinfonia members play during a recent concert.
Two upcoming concerts promise great music from two high school ensembles in the NIU Community School of the Arts. Both concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the NIU Music Building, which is accessible to all. The music is challenging and fun for the students and will be...
NIU Jazz Lab Band
The NIU Jazz Lab Band, under the direction of Rodrigo Villanueva, and the NIU All-University Jazz Band, under the direction of Ross Margitza, will perform a fall concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21. The program will include the music of Sammy Nestico, Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Duke Ellington, Bill Holman, Victor Young and others. The concert is...
Jeff Dick
Northern Illinois senior golfer Jeff Dick (Sherman, Texas/Sherman) collected the Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week accolade for his winning performance at this week’s Bearcat Invitational, the league announced Thursday. Dick fired a career-best seven-under-par at the par 72 Traditions Golf Club to secure the honor. The 2010 All-MAC second team selection torched the northern...
Ramón A. Gutiérrez
Historian Ramón Gutiérrez — an award-winning author and director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago — will visit Northern Illinois University later this month to deliver the seventh annual W. Bruce Lincoln Lecture. The lecture, titled “Thinking About Race in a Post-Racial America: From Plessy v. Ferguson...