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"NIU Police car"
The NIU Police will hold their annual auction Saturday, Aug. 28, in the east grandstand of Huskie Stadium. Viewing begins at 9 a.m. Bidding starts at 10 a.m. Accepted payments are cash or check made out to NIU. Those paying by check must bring a form of identification. Items up for auction include jewelry, bicycles,...
It’s a new day – make that an “NIU” day – in the College of Education. Why? Because LaVonne I. Neal, who in high school set a U.S. record in the 80-meter hurdles, has hit the ground running – and she’s running fast. Dean since July 1, Neal kicked off the college’s All-College Retreat, peppering...
Diana Swanson
NIU Women’s Studies and English professor Diana Swanson shares some thoughts on Illinois’ annual ethics training for state employees and how it relates to political choices for citizens of the state.   Swanson’s commentary can be heard online at WNIJ-FM. . Diana Swanson, is an Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and English. She has taught at NIU in the...
Off-Campus & Non-Traditional Student Services invites new off-campus and non-traditional students to join us for an open house reception on Tuesday, August 24 between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the basement of the Holmes Student Center (Room 023, j and k). Meet other students like you, and staff and student leaders who can help...
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.