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The NIU Art Museum opens a major exhibition suite this spring that explores the exuberance and glamour of the Art Deco period with two full exhibitions and two smaller studies. “Between the Wars: Contrasts, Parallels, Shifts and Patterns” and “Beyond Gatsby: Common Luxury in American Art Deco chart the stylistic expressions and transitions that occur...
Former Northern Illinois University first lady Barbara Cole Peters recently published the second volume of a four-part book series titled “Women at Northern, The First Fifty Years, Our Witnesses to History.” It is now available at the University Bookstore inside the Holmes Student Center. The series is the product of Peters’ research of student newspapers,...
Barbara Cole Peters
Northern Illinois University first lady Barbara Cole Peters recently published the first of a four-part book series called “Women at Northern: Our Witnesses to History,” the result of her research of student newspapers, essays, poems, letters and annual yearbooks from the archives held at NIU’s Regional History Center. Volume I tells stories of the earliest...
Barbara Cole Peters
Plan to join NIU First Lady Barbara Cole Peters from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, May 13, to celebrate her collaborations with Northern Illinois University over the past 13 years. The get-together will take place in the Chandelier Room of Adams Hall. A special program will begin at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Her...
After 13 years of dedicated service, President John G. Peters will step aside as president of Northern Illinois University. To note the occasion, a farewell celebration called “Honoring the Legacy – A Communiversity Farewell to John Peters” will be held outdoors near the East Lagoon and the Davis Hall Fountain from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday,...
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Join your colleagues for good food and good cheer at the annual holiday luncheon hosted by President John and Mrs. Barbara Peters. This complimentary luncheon for faculty, staff and annuitants will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Attend this complimentary...
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Northern Illinois University President John G. Peters updated the university community Tuesday, Nov. 20, regarding NIU’s response to recent events and offered holiday greetings for the Thanksgiving weekend.
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New technologies are making a permanent existence possible for temporary museum exhibits such “Lady in Red and Black: Ode to Northern Illinois,” which was created by Barbara Cole Peters in 2006. NIU’s Digital Convergence Lab recruited an interdisciplinary team of undergraduate and graduate students to expand Peters’ original concept into a virtual exhibit. The resulting...
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Members of the University Women’s Club of NIU are making plans for the Annual Fall Reception, scheduled from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the home of President and Mrs. John Peters, 901 Woodlawn Drive in DeKalb. The Fall Reception is held early in the fall semester for members to get together and...
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The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb will host the Tournées Film Festival, a showcase of contemporary European cinema, from Sunday, March 25, through Thursday, March 29. Organized by the Northern Illinois University Film Society, the event is supported by grants from the French Ministry of Cultural Affairs and the NIU College of Liberal Arts and...
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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...
Join your colleagues for the annual holiday luncheon hosted by President John and Mrs. Barbara Peters. This complimentary luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. For more information, call (815) 753-1999 or email [email protected]
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