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Tag: College of Liberal Arts and Science External Programming
Go behind-the-scenes of the legendary home of the Chicago Cubs and 2016 World Series champions with Wrigley Field Tours, presented by Illinois Office of Tourism. Built in 1914, this must-see Chicago attraction houses more than 100 years of history. On this private VIP tour, you will see the Wrigley seating bowl, press box, Budweiser bleachers,...
Having a blast playing Pokémon Go this summer? Curious to learn how it works? NIU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming will examine the phenomenon during a “one-day, fun-day” from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, in Room 100 of the Campus Life Building. The event will explore topics about geography, GIS...
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NIU’s Fall ACT test preparation program provides individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students a chance to best prepare themselves for the ACT test. The ACT Fall Session will start Sunday, Sept. 18, and end Sunday, Oct. 16. Sessions are scheduled from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in Graham Hall Room 341. Enrollment...
NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming is spreading the word on two cool Academic Summer Day Camp options for students entering sixth- through eighth-grades. Applications can be filled out online; a $25 discount is available to NIU employees. For more information, call (815) 753-5200 or email [email protected] Creative Writing Day Camp July...
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NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming will host two one-day professional development conferences this fall as part of the “New Ideas” series. “New Ideas in English: To Teach or Not to Teach? Shakespeare, Lee, Twain, and more” is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Capitol Room...
STEM science camp
Students looking for fun, hands-on ways to explore new careers this summer can register for Northern Illinois University’s summer camps. NIU’s day and residential camps run throughout June, July and August and cover a variety of topics to keep students in elementary school through high school engaged in learning and growing. They also offer students...
Students in Engineering Amusement learned about the physics of thrill rides by constructing their own rollercoasters.
Learning is happening year-round at NIU. Over the summer, the next generation of innovators explored career options at NIU’s STEM summer camps. “Starting as early as middle school, students begin defining their career possibilities,” says Pati Sievert, director of NIU STEM Outreach. “Research shows that serious career interests motivate students to work harder in middle...
“It was the best week I’ve ever had,” Oak Lawn High School junior Damian Samsonowicz said of the Northern Illinois University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’ 28th annual Speech Camp, which provided campers the chance to improve their speech talents while developing life skills that will strengthen them throughout their academic and professional careers. The six-day, residential...
Summer is just around the corner. Do you know where your kids will be burning daylight this year? At Northern Illinois University’s summer camps, your children can learn to write the great American novel, become the next Indiana Jones, sharpen their soccer skills, create video games, design roller coasters or even prevent future wars between...
Graduate School Preparation Seminar
NIU’s Graduate School Preparation Seminar (GSPS) takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 The GSPS costs $5 and includes seminar sessions and lunch. Students attending GSPS will receive information about finding the right graduate school, the application process, the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), creating a personal profile and utilizing campus resources....
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NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming will offer Gay/Straight Alliance: LGBTQA Leadership and Activism, a new summer camp for students entering grades 9 through 12. Scheduled from Sunday, July 7, through Friday, July 12, the camp represents an opportunity for lesbian-, gay-, bisexual-, transgender-, queer-, questioning- and ally-identified high school students who...
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Community members, students, and faculty are invited to attend the latest Travel with a Professor Series event Saturday, April 27, co-sponsored by Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming and the University Honors Program. Participants will travel to the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and the Cambodian American Heritage Museum with NIU professor J.D. Bowers,...
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