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Lise Schlosser
While the summer might be a respite for some members of the community, it’s Lise Schlosser’s time to shine. As office manager in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming, many of her behind-the-scenes efforts take center stage this time of year. “My job provides me the opportunity to work hard, learn more...
NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming is spreading the word on two cool Academic Summer Day Camp options for students entering sixth- through eighth-grades. Applications can be filled out online; a $25 discount is available to NIU employees. For more information, call (815) 753-5200 or email [email protected] Creative Writing Day Camp July...
Rachel Barton Pine
The NIU Community School of the Arts will welcome international concert violinist Rachel Barton Pine will teach the annual master class at this summer’s Advanced String Quartet Workshop. “An exciting, boundary-defying performer – Pine displays a power and confidence that puts her in the top echelon.” – The Washington Post “Striking and charismatic … she...
Girls interested in creating and playing their own video games can now register for the NIU Digital Convergence Lab’s “Just for Girls!” video game design camp. This day camp for students entering fifth- through ninth-grade will take place on the NIU campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 20, through Friday, June 24....
Theater, visual arts and instrumental jazz are on the summer camp agenda at NIU this summer. At Summer in the Arts at Northern residential camps for junior high and high school students, campers work and live with NIU faculty, alumni, and students, gain a greater appreciation for the life of an artist, and experience their...
This summer, NIU’s STEM Outreach is offering a full schedule of engaging, hands-on camps for the innovators of tomorrow. Campers get to roll up their sleeves, think creatively and make friends while building skills for success in the growing fields of science, technology, engineering and math. STEM Camps are offered from June through August at...
Students looking for engaging, hands-on ways to explore their interests and career options this summer can now register for Northern Illinois University’s 2016 summer camps. Day and residential camps will run throughout June, July and August. The schedule includes both time-tested favorites and exciting new offerings from programs across the NIU community. With options in...
STEMfest 2015
All 7,500 participants in STEMfest 2015 had the opportunity to engage in a full day of hands-on fun exploring science, technology, engineering, and math. The sixth annual STEMfest included participants from more than 98 ZIP codes, 633 NIU volunteers and 85 exhibitors who offered more than 200 activities to explore. But many young attendees received...
A participant in a STEM Divas Saturday class works on her original creation using a 3Doodler, a hand-held 3-D printing device.
STEM learning will collide with summer fun on the Northern Illinois University campus in a new one-day STEM Divas summer camp. The camp, which is designed for girls from ages 7 to 16, will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 21. Divas will learn how to solder, take a tour of...
Video Game Development Program logo
Instead of tuning out this summer, video game players can tune into creating games by learning computer science, graphics, animation and logic. NIU’s Digital Convergence Lab is offering summer day camps in video game design beginning Monday, June 22, and continuing through mid-August at Founders Memorial Library on the NIU campus. Designed for boys and...
A camper in Engineering Amusement designs and constructs a model roller coaster.
What do you want to be when you grow up? Northern Illinois University’s STEM Outreach is hoping to help students answer that question by offering a variety of fun, hands-on summer camps that explore in-demand careers and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math. STEM Outreach and other STEM departments host camps from June through...
STEM science camp
Students looking for fun, hands-on ways to explore new careers this summer can register for Northern Illinois University’s summer camps. NIU’s day and residential camps run throughout June, July and August and cover a variety of topics to keep students in elementary school through high school engaged in learning and growing. They also offer students...
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