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Merci and Tom Sawyer
The second article in Operating Staff Council’s “A Huskie You Should Know” series spotlights Merci and Tom Sawyer, building services workers in Altgeld Hall. Want to nominate a worthy operating staff member? Email [email protected]
History major Thomas Bouril presents his Summer Research Opportunities Program project on access to higher education for Europeans with disabilities.
More than 30 undergraduates gave presentations and displayed posters on their research Thursday, Aug. 8, during the Summer Research Programs Symposium inside Altgeld Hall. The students have been participants in three specially focused programs designed to nurture their interests in science and artistry: Research Experience for Undergraduates, McKearn Summer Research Fellows and the Summer Research...
Kathy Halper's "Spring Break" (2012). Image courtesy of the artist and Packer Schopf Gallery.
The NIU Art Museum will present “On Watching and Being Seen,” an exhibition featuring 28 artists from the Chicago area to around the globe. This show will be held in all four galleries of the NIU Art Museum from Tuesday, Aug. 27, through Saturday, Oct. 19, with a public reception planned from 4:30 to 6...
Photo of a plug in a wall outlet
Several coordinated power outages are planned from Friday, June 14, through Wednesday, July 4, on campus. In general, planned power outages are scheduled to accomplish work that cannot be performed while a live electrical load exists. Typically, planned outages enable the electrical shop to address or prepare to address a somewhat urgent situation that, if...
Adela de la Torre
Latino students at NIU will be honored Sunday, April 21, for their outstanding academic achievements. The Latino Resource Center’s Adela de la Torre Honor Society (ATHS) will hold its second annual induction ceremony from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. in the Altgeld Auditorium. More than 200 inductees and family members are expected to attend. Students selected...
Photo of a snow-covered evergreen outside Altgeld Hall
How green are you? Discover what conservation is and what simple things you can do to help the environment during the annual Altgeld Holiday Family Celebration, scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. This fun, interactive event inside NIU’s castle will allow members of the community to celebrate the holiday season and gain...
NIU President John G. Peters
NIU President John G. Peters will deliver the annual State of the University address at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in the auditorium of Altgeld Hall. All are welcome. A short reception will follow immediately. The address also will be live-streamed here on NIU Today and via livestream.com/NIUlive. For more information, contact the NIU Office...
Photo of a plug in a wall outlet
A series of power outages are planned in upcoming weeks as NIU electricians replace some of the major electrical cabling that has supplied power to campus buildings for more than 50 years. Planned replacement now and under staff control is more palatable than unplanned replacement as the cabling continues to fail. Teams will work Fridays...
NIU President John G. Peters
NIU President John G. Peters invites the campus community to join him in congratulating this year’s honored professors. Peters will host a ceremony  Thursday, April 19, in the Altgeld Hall Auditorium to recognize the new Board of Trustees Professors, Presidential Teaching Professors, Presidential Research Professor, Presidential Engagement Professor and the recipients of the Excellence in...
Photo of a paint brush on canvas
Faculty of the NIU School of Art are hosting  their Biennial Exhibition through Saturday, Feb. 25, in the NIU Art Museum. Ceramics, design, drawing, fiber, illustration, jewelry, metal work, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, time arts, video and visual communication are featured. School of Art faculty also are presenting research in art education and art history....
Travel the World with Victor E.
Make plans to attend the annual Altgeld Holiday Family Celebration held in historic and beautiful Altgeld Hall. President John and Mrs. Barbara Peters invite the entire community to this  complimentary event to enjoy a fun celebration of the holiday season. This family-oriented event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, as...
Altgeld Hall in winter
Join President and Mrs. Peters to kick off the holiday season at the annual Altgeld Holiday Family Celebration, scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10. After dinnertime, return to historic Altgeld Hall to enjoy festive bedtime snacks and stories that celebrate the magic of the holiday. Listen as professional, award-winning storyteller Linda Gorham...