Share Tweet Share Email
"Kyle Knotek"
Northern Illinois men’s soccer player Kyle Knotek has been named one of 30 candidates for the 2010 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award for excelling both on and off the field, the awards committee announced Wednesday. “Kyle has been an essential part of our team’s core for several years now,” head coach Eric Luzzi said. “His unrelenting...
"Pink Heals"
The Pink Heals “Cares Enough to Wear Pink” tour will come Thursday, Aug. 26, to NIU-Rockford, 8500 E. State St. The event begins at 1 p.m. Members of the Rockford fire and police departments invite the community to join them in showing support for all women in their fight against all cancers. Pink fire trucks...
"CSJazz Band"
The CSJazz Band has room for a few more musicians! Feel the beat and find your groove in this top-notch high school regional jazz band, sponsored by NIU’s Community School of the Arts.  The openings are for trumpet, trombone, bass, piano and drums. Interested players need to be between the ages of 14 and 20 and are...
"Passion Pit"
The Campus Consciousness Tour is coming back to the NIU Convocation Center. This time around the tours’ starring band is Passion Pit, ready to share its vision of pop music with DeKalb. The tour will stop Thursday, Oct. 21, at the Convocation Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the show starting at 7:30 p.m....
"Drake"
Drake is set to take over the NIU Convocation Center on Sunday, Oct. 17, for his “Light Dreams and Nightmares” tour. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. The show will open with special guest Clipse. NIU student tickets are on sale now.
"Jake Coffman"
Media from around the Mid-American Conference have tabbed Northern Illinois as the preseason favorite to win the MAC’s West Division in 2010, according to the MAC Preseason Media Poll released at the league’s annual football media day. Northern Illinois garnered 115 points and 15 of 20 first-place votes in the annual poll to outdistance defending...
Photo of dictionary defenition of "knowledge."
Posted Aug. 20, 2010 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean Christopher McCord, Women’s Studies Director Amy Levin, Associate Professor Brianno Coller in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Professor Lesley Rigg in the Department of Geography will receive $161,284 from the National Science Foundation, effective Sept. 1, to fund planning efforts for the...
Not every student starts his or her college journey with a specific destination in mind. For those who haven’t declared majors, and for those uncertain about their choices, NIU’s Academic Advising Center is happy to play the role of travel agent. The center’s Exploring Majors Fair, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept....
The Academic Convocation took place on Friday, August 20 at the NIU Convocation Center. Academic Convocation is a formal ceremony to officially welcome and celebrate incoming students to Northern Illinois University. Students learned about the many academic opportunities and campus traditions of NIU. President John G. Peters and members of the faculty and staff celebrated...
NIU Move In Day 2010
It started as a trickle early in the week. Then a steady stream. On Thursday the flow of cars, SUVs, minvans, and even a few RVs would turn into a torrent as students and their families decended upon the NIU campus for Move In Day.
Art Museum
NIU’s Art Museum will open four exhibitions Tuesday, Aug. 24. An opening reception for all four is scheduled from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9. Early fall exhibitions examine the melancholy baroque richness of the autumn season through lushness of materials, color harmony and the aging process.  “The Autumn Leaves,” an aesthetic, historical and socio-cultural...
Founders Memorial Library
A number of changes occurred at Founders Memorial Library over the summer. DVDs/Videos Founders Memorial Library relocated its videos and audio books to a new area that allows library users to browse the collection and checkout items of interest. Thousands of VHS and DVD videos and hundreds of cassette and CD audio books are on...