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NOTE: Because of high interest, the venue for this event has been changed to the Regency Room in the Holmes Student Center. Is Chicago truly the birthplace of the skyscraper? And what makes a building a skyscraper anyway? Popular Chicago Public Television host Geoffrey Baer will visit the NIU campus next month to provide those...
Frances Whitehead
NIU will bestow an honorary doctoral degree this winter to Frances Whitehead, a civic practice artist and professor of sculpture and architecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Whitehead will earn her honorary doctorate during the Graduate School commencement ceremony, scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the NIU Convocation Center....
Blair Kamin
Blair Kamin, the Pulitzer-Prize winning architecture critic for the Chicago Tribune, will give a public talk on the NIU campus next month. Kamin’s presentation is titled after his new book,  “Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age,” and will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the Staff Lounge on the lower level of Founders...
Ingrid Rowland event poster
Ingrid Rowland, a professor at the University of Notre Dame-Rome School of Architecture, will visit the NIU campus to speak at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25,  about “Egyptomania in Baroque Rome.” Rowland’s lecture will be held in Room 100 of the Visual Arts Building. The lecture is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by...