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As morning dawned Saturday, Oct. 20, on the NIU Convocation Center, thousands of spectators eagerly waited to see what the third annual STEMfest would have in store. Visitors from all over Illinois and Indiana traveled to DeKalb to witness a unique experience of science, technology, engineering and mathematics under one roof. STEMfest continues to grow...
NIU Chem Demo Night
The Northern Illinois University Chemistry Club invites the public to its fall 2012 Chem Demo Night at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in Faraday Hall 143. The theme of the demonstrations will be “take-home science,” featuring experiments that can be performed at home. “I wanted members of the public who would be coming to the...
A photo of books in the Children's Literature Collection of NIU's Gabel Hall.
The NIU College of Education’s Literacy Clinic recently was authorized to provide tutoring services to DeKalb public school children who need help with reading, under a provision of the “No Child Left Behind Act” of 2001. The law stipulates that public schools which have failed to measure up to performance standards for more than one...
Photo of two boys reading a book in a library
Northern Illinois University’s Common Reading Experience, Orientation & First-Year Experience and the DeKalb Public Library are collaborating to increase literacy in the greater NIU and DeKalb communities. From 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, children will get a chance to turn the tables and read to NIU students. NIU faculty and staff are encouraged...
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NIU’s Supportive Professional Council invites SPS employees, their families and SPS alumni to the SPS Tailgate from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. The meet-and-greet party, which coincides with Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day at the football game, will take place on the west side of Huskie Stadium. Look for the SPS Council banner....
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s fall concert, “French Impressions Redux,” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. KSO musicians will celebrate two of the great composers of French Impressionist music, performing the “Mother Goose Suite” and “Pavane for a Dead Princess” by Maurice Ravel...
Community School of the Arts: Art Express
Registration is open at the NIU Community School of the Arts. Programming in fall includes classes and ensembles, as well as traditional and Suzuki music lessons. NIU staff and students receive free tuition for a popular art class that meets for six Saturdays, beginning Sept. 22. Another art class is Creating Comics, taught on Thursdays beginning...
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NIU’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education will offer a motor development program for young children ages 3 to 6 from Monday, Sept. 10, through Wednesday, Oct. 31. Held in Anderson Hall Gym 130, the eight-week program runs from 4 to 5 p.m Mondays and Wednesdays. This program provides young children with the opportunity to...
Kirk Mango
On a Friday evening a couple weeks ago, my wife and I were out for a leisurely dinner at a popular Italian restaurant near where we live. We were sitting at the back of the restaurant by a window at a table for two; love those two-person tables. The restaurant was crowded but the ambiance...
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NIU is looking for dedicated and motivated students interested in having fun this summer and learning about global leadership and philanthropy. A new opportunity this year – the Global Leadership and Philanthropy Camp – will provide a quality college learning experience to a select group of students. Scheduled from Sunday, July 15, through Friday, July 20,...
STEM Night at Still Middle School
Advancing the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) industries has become a central focus for NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology. NIU chapters of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently hosted a STEM night at Still Middle School in Naperville. Suma Rajashankar, faculty adviser for...
Emily Ellsworth
The NIU Community School of the Arts will welcome a guest residency with Emily Ellsworth, choir director of the world-famous children’s choir Anima in Glen Ellyn. Two free events featuring Ellsworth are open to the public and are scheduled in Room 171 of the NIU Music Building. Wednesday, April 18. Ellsworth is the guest conductor...
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