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Taking a walk through the eastern and central parts of campus can be a bit tricky these days as those areas are abuzz with more than a dozen projects designed to dramatically improve the appearance of campus. The importance of the work goes far beyond improving “curb appeal,” however. Each project was specifically selected for...
Homecoming 2013
As NIU celebrates Homecoming week, student safety is a top priority for the campus and DeKalb communities. One of the ways the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management promotes student safety is by recruiting volunteers to patrol areas of Greek Row, various areas on campus (including residence halls and Lincoln Highway) and Rec parties...
Huskie Pride at Work!
As summer winds its way toward fall, major campus improvement projects are enjoying some finishing touches. Current work include renovations to residence halls such as Gilbert Hall and Grant D Tower. Meanwhile, the brand-new Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex and the Kenneth & Ellen Chessick Practice Center are nearing completion. Each of these projects will enhance...
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...
Photo of the NIU parking garage
NIU Parking Services has announced that the parking deck located between Normal Road and Carroll Avenue will reopen Wednesday, May 29, several days earlier than originally scheduled. The structure had been scheduled to be closed for a two-week period beginning May 20 for cleaning, painting and repairs. Some parking areas within the structure will not be...
Huskie Pride At Work!
At Northern Illinois University – like Chicagoland – there are two seasons: winter and construction. This year will be much the same on the DeKalb campus, as work crews begin to tackle a long list of maintenance and improvement projects. Northern Illinois University’s Vision 2020 Initiative calls for reinvestment in the maintenance and beautification of...
Reavis Hall
The 27-year-old roof at Reavis Hall will undergo a complete replacement as construction begins Friday, Sept. 28. The roof, originally installed in 1985 with an expected life span of around 20 years, is approximately 18,400 square feet and consists of a single-ply, EPDM-ballasted rubber membrane. According to the university’s Division of Finance and Facilities, roof...
NIU President John Peters leads the ribbon-cutting Monday at NIU’s new residence hall.
For the first time in nearly a half-century, NIU students, university leaders and their partners in the construction industry gathered to cut the ribbon on a new residence hall. NIU President John Peters led the afternoon ceremony to dedicate the new buildings, which will welcome 1,000 students next week. “This is truly a momentous occasion....
NIU’s East Lagoon
One of the most beloved, scenic spots on campus will get an upgrade next spring when NIU adds a fountain to the East Lagoon. However, the addition has more to do with the health of the ecosystem than it does with aesthetics. The goal is to enhance water clarity and quality in ways that will...
The Northern Illinois University Department of Public Safety will conduct a test of its Campus Alert System on Thursday, November 17 at 1:55 p.m. Everyone who has subscribed to the text alert system should receive a text message that is clearly labeled as a test of NIU’s emergency text alert messaging system. The following test...
City of DeKalb police are investigating an apparent shooting that took place late Wednesday night in the vicinity of  Lucinda Avenue near the Village Commons Bookstore. According to DeKalb police several individuals were involved in an incident in a parking lot adjacent to the Village Commons Bookstore.  During the altercation a gun was fired resulting in one individual suffering a non-life...
NIU is dedicated to providing a safe campus community. And you can help. Last fall, NIU established the Stay Safe initiative, a program designed to allow students, faculty and staff to express their concerns about safety issues on campus. Stay Safe is a monitored e-mail suggestion box that allows NIU security, building services and facilities...
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