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Huskie men's soccer
When the Northern Illinois men’s soccer team opens play at the NIU adidas/Magnuson Inn Invitational against Oregon State at 5 p.m. today, there will be two Huskie head coaches on the sideline – one former and one current. Second-year NIU head coach Eric Luzzi will be managing opposite Steve Simmons, the current Beaver leader that guided...
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Are you interested in traveling to another country? Is there a topic you have always wanted to learn more about? Do you want to work with a faculty mentor to conduct exciting undergraduate research? Plan to attend USOAR informational sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, or Thursday, Oct. 7, in Holmes Student Center Room 405...
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Formal recruitment for NIU sororities takes place today through Sunday, Sept. 12. Being a part of a sorority is a unique experience that will last a lifetime. Members make lifelong friendships and enjoy a supportive environment away from home. Becoming a part of NIU’s Greek community provides many leadership, scholarship and community service opportunities, and is one of...
Undergraduate Research Day 2010
NIU now has an Enhanced Institutional Membership to the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). This means that any faculty, student or staff associated with NIU can join CUR at no additional cost. This membership includes an electronic subscription to CUR Quarterly. Becoming a member is easy. Go to https://cur.networkats.com/members_online/members/newmember.asp and enter your name, title and then...
All in the Timing
A dizzying display of wordplay lies at the heart of the NIU School of Theatre and Dance’s first production of the season, opening Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Stevens Building O’Connell Theatre. “All in the Timing” consists of six humorous acts that are each an independent play.  According to the School of Theatre and Dance...
NIU's Martin Ott Pipe Organ
The NIU School of Music will present a series of organ concerts beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19. The concerts will be presented on the Martin Ott Pipe Organ, located in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. Sept. 19’s kick-off concert will be an alumni recital that features six former students — NIU graduates in organ from...
Avalon Quartet
Violist Roger Chase will join members of NIU School of Music’s Avalon String Quartet as they begin their 2010-11 performance season at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. They will play Puccini’s “Crisantemi for String Quartet,” “Three Divertimenti” by Britten, “String Quartet in e minor” by Verdi and finish the concert with Mozart’s...
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The following is a list of  recent grants to NIU faculty researchers, including John Lewis,  Promod Vohra, Gaylen Kapperman, Clyde Kimball, Mansour Tahernezhadi, Dhiman Chakraborty, Federico Sciammarella, Lesley Rigg and Nicholas Pohlman. Posted Sept. 9, 2010 Associate Vice President for University Outreach John Lewis has received $9.4 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to support...
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ELS Language Centers (ELS) is pleased to join the NIU community and to contribute to the international diversity of the region.  Opening this month, ELS offers multiple levels of English as a Second Language (ESL) to international students from abroad. The third floor of the Student Health Services building is home to ELS with offices, classrooms and...
Study abroad
The NIU Study Abroad Office will hold its 18th Annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. All students who would like to learn more about the possibility of studying abroad are invited to attend. Students will have the opportunity to...
Writ Deep
NIU’s Jack Olson Gallery, housed in the School of Art’s Visual Arts Building, is hosting “Writ Deep,” an exploration of the relationship between craft and text as a unique affinity between forms. Shannon Stratton is the guest curator. Stratton is a writer and curator based in Chicago, where she founded and is current executive and creative...
Huskies volleyball continues undefeated streak at UIC
With a 3-0 win over Illinois Chicago to take first place Saturday night at the UIC Invitational at UIC Pavilion, the Northern Illinois volleyball team has boldly gone where no team in program history has been before — 8-0 to start a season. “To be 8-0 at this point is a very positive thing for...