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Northern Illinois University is launching a new program in downtown Chicago this fall, offering students an opportunity to earn a Master of Science degree in financial risk management. The program, which begins Monday, Sept. 12, will provide evening classes in the heart of Chicago’s financial district at 105 W. Madison St. It will be geared...
The New NIU Jazz Ensemble
The New NIU Jazz Ensemble, formerly known as the NIU Jazz Lab Band, directed by Rodrigo Villanueva, is booked to perform this week at the House Café in DeKalb and next week at the legendary Jazz Showcase in Chicago. Shows at the House, 263 E. Lincoln Hwy., are scheduled for 8 and 9:30 p.m. Thursday,...
Huskie Chi-Town Showdown
NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier has a busy “in-box” and lately a lot of the questions have been about the recently announced Huskie Chi-Town Showdown game Nov. 9 between NIU and Toledo at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago. Why is NIU moving its home game versus Toledo to U.S. Cellular...
Marquis Hill
Since 1938, the Pump Room has been a home for fine food, music and celebrities, including its most famous regular, Frank Sinatra. PUBLIC Chicago now invites the local community with warmth to celebrate the rich history and bright future of jazz in a place where it has already thrived. Jazz at The Pump Room will...
Balance of Equality sculpture
Similar words were spoken by the NIU students and administrators who participated in a New Year’s Eve march for peace along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. “It hit close to home.” First on their hearts and minds was Quintonio LeGrier, a student last semester in the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, who was killed Dec....
A group of about 20 students from Northern Illinois University returned to the Chicago communities from which they graduated high school to participate in The Remember Project’s second annual Winter Giveaway on Dec. 16. The students represented a variety of campus organizations such as the Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta sororities, B.R.O.T.H.E.R.S., E.B.O.N.Y....
Fareed Haque
NIU’s Fareed Haque, a professor of guitar in the NIU School of Music, is the featured performer this weekend on WYCC PBS Chicago’s “Music on the Mayne Stage” program. The premiere broadcast is scheduled for 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, with encore presentations at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, and midnight Sunday, Oct. 18. “Music...
Solomon Mason proved you’re never too old to go to summer camp. The senior mechanical engineering major joined fellow NIU students Dwayne Wilson, David Duncan, Nkem Ekhator, Sheriff Otun, Victor Aghadi and Stella Aghadi from July 5 to July 24 at The Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) program held at Miles Davis Magnet Academy...
Yolanda King
Yolanda M. King, an associate professor in the NIU College of Law, will speak Friday, Oct. 2, as a panelist during a copyright symposium at Columbia Law School. Called “Copyright: Outside the Box,” the symposium is part of an annual series of copyright symposia hosted by the Columbia Law School’s Kernochan Center for Law, Media...
NIU’s Pettee Guerrero (right) and Pati Sievert made the TV news in during Wednesday’s Google Geek Street Fair in Chicago.
NIU made a big impact on participants and attendees during Wednesday’s Google Geek Street Fair in Chicago. The event – the first of its kind in Chicago – is part of Google’s effort to spur young people to ente the science and technology fields, or, as DNAinfo’s David Matthews wrote, “to stir scientific curiosity in...
Econ Illinois and American Dream Auction logos
Education-based nonprofit Econ Illinois, the state’s leading provider of economic education and financial literacy programs for K-12 schools, held the eighth annual American Dream Dinner April 30 at the Union League Club of Chicago. The event welcomed nearly 250 guests and was one of the most successful in the history of the organization. All proceeds...
Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger and Laurence Anthonie Tumpag
NIU graduate anthropology student Laurence Anthonie Tumpag was among 24 young Chicagoland Asian-American leaders honored Monday in Chicago. Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger led the celebration at the James R. Thompson Center which was held to coincide with Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The program also featured performances by traditional Korean folk music drumming group...
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