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Summer campers walk north on Normal Road.
Whether your child wants to be a saxophonist, a scientist or soccer star, NIU has something for every young learner. This summer, NIU is offering more summer camps than ever before to help kids learn new things and explore exciting career paths. Day camps and residential camps are available from June to August for students...
The Digital Convergence Lab hosts game development classes and camps for junior high and high school students throughout the year.
From “Donkey Kong” to “Call of Duty,” video games have captured the imagination of generations of players, but what really goes into making Mario or a squadron of Modern Warfare soldiers come to life on your screen? This spring, teens ages 13 to 18 are invited to NIU’s Digital Convergence Lab to find out. The...
The Digital Convergence Lab and a team of NIU students, faculty and staff are preparing to unveil their newly developed video game, Picodroid. The game, developed for NIU STEM Outreach, was designed to teach basic concepts in chemistry and physics to middle and high school students. A by-invitation-only demonstration will be held today on campus....
whitehouse.gov image of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States
While bustling your family between relatives’ houses, turkey dinners, tree farms and early-morning sales this holiday season, you might want to take a detour to Springfield to spend some quality time getting to know Abraham Lincoln’s friends and family. Northern Illinois University’s Digital Initiatives and Digital Convergence Lab (DCL) have created a mobile tour for...
NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Women invites the campus community to its Friday, Oct. 21, luncheon and presentation on “Creating Lady in Red and Black.” Diners will learn more about “Lady in Red and Black,” a web-based exhibit inspired by Barbara Cole Peters. The exhibit was produced by an experiential learning team through...
The Digital Convergence Lab at Northern Illinois University is offering a Saturday Game Development Lab open to students ages 11 to 18 who are interested in animation, computers, 3D virtual worlds or video games. The program lasts seven weeks with one meeting per week, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in the Digital Convergence...
A student shows off the Huskie he drew to adorn the cover of his Health Careers scrap book.
Friday nights were like graduation at Stevenson Towers this summer. The cafeteria tables were draped in red and black cloths. Parents arrived after work in sundresses, suits or coveralls and steel-toed boots, on time so they wouldn’t miss dinner and the ceremony. As campers showed off their week’s worth of accomplishments and received their certificates...
Lady in Red and Black
The NIU Digital Convergence Lab is recruiting students for a spring 2011 project that will create an interactive, online exhibition of vintage fashions that tells about NIU’s history and culture in the 20th century. The team will include six undergraduate and graduate students with backgrounds in computer science, art, history, women’s studies, museum studies, communications,...
Video Game Development
Teenagers interested in video games, animation, 3D virtual worlds, and computers are invited to join the Game Development Lab at the NIU Digital Convergence Lab in Founders Memorial Library. This after-school program allows students to pursue their hobbies while exploring an exciting career option in emerging technologies.  The Game Development program includes 16 late afternoon sessions...
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