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City of DeKalb mural at First Street and Lincoln Highway
From where people live to how they commute, community planning plays a major role in daily life – often more than people might realize. This October, celebrate local communities and the many individuals who help make their neighborhoods special during National Community Planning Month. This year’s theme for Community Planning Month, “People and Places,” highlights...
Why Particle Physics Matter: Vote Now!
NIU Presidential Research Professor Dhiman Chakraborty is one of more than two dozen physicists featured in a video contest sponsored by symmetry. Symmetry is a a magazine about particle physics for the general public published by Fermilab and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Editors asked 29 scientists to explain why particle physics matters – in about a...
The NIU College of Business ethics program (BELIEF), in collaboration with John Deere, is hosting a video creation contest for business ethics awareness. Interested NIU students, regardless of major, need to prepare a real or animated video that introduces a business ethical dilemma and solves that dilemma using the BELIEF decision-making framework as described by...
Photo of basketball going through hoop
DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet Cadillac GMC and Northern Illinois Athletics are giving three lucky fans chances to win new cars at upcoming NIU basketball games. One fan will have a chance to compete in a halftime contest and win a car at each of the Huskie men’s basketball games Saturday, Feb. 2, and Saturday, March 2,...
A photo of blue, green, red, yellow and brown markers
One year ago, as Sean Dwyer celebrated a few days off from his NIU classes during the Thanksgiving holiday, the first-year student in the College of Engineering & Engineering Technology got to work. It wasn’t finishing the leftover turkey, braving the Black Friday chaos or  watching as much football as humanly possible. It was the...
Ten years ago, NIU fulfilled countless students’ dreams to have a campus arena where large-scale events could take place in comfort, big-name performers could entertain in style and athletic competitions could be waged with pride. At the time, the NIU Convocation Center was the largest single building project in NIU history. The Convo opened its...