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The welcome mat will be out in downtown DeKalb for NIU students Thursday, Aug. 26. “Huskies SEE DeKalb,” is a special event developed in collaboration with Northern Illinois University, Re: New DeKalb, downtown businesses, and the DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau to introduce the new and returning students to the city and will run...
"Jake Coffman"
Jake Coffman’s decision to return to the NIU Huskies defensive line is winning regional and even national attention for the 26-year-old senior, a former Marine who served two tours of duty in the Middle East. Check out this weekend’s coverage from USA Today and the Chicago Tribune. Coffman, who returned to college football as a...
Lisa Freeman
Despite a move across the Plains and a job chock-full of challenges, Lisa Freeman is settling quite nicely into her new post as NIU’s vice president for research and graduate studies. Freeman, a professor of pharmacology, spent the past 15 years at Kansas State University, where she most recently served as associate vice president for...
"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...
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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...