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The NIU Jazz Orchestra, directed by Reggie Thomas, will present the “Let’s Swing Dance!” from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. NIU students with ID are admitted free. General admission tickets are $10; the price for senior citizens and other students is $7. Tickets...
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NIU President Doug Baker has chosen to continue the annual holiday luncheon tradition. President Baker and First Lady Dana Stover invite the campus to a complimentary lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. For more information, call (815) 753-1999 or email [email protected]
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Local families are invited Saturday, July 20, to a sock hop in the Duke Ellington Ballroom. Presented by DeKalb’s Just Make It Happen Productions, the “Mid-Summer Family Time Dance” takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. The sock hop features the Shananigan Dance Combo, which will play with clean lyrics, familiar melodies and sound levels “tuned” for...
own it! embrace your beauty
Models of all shapes and sizes will own the stage of the Duke Ellington Ballroom at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, for the “Own IT! Embrace Your Beauty” fashion show event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Hosted by the Women’s Resource Center, students from NIU and the DeKalb community will stand tall and walk the...
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NIU’s annual Bridal Expo will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public. This year’s “Blue Hawaii”-themed expo includes “everything you need” to plan a wedding, including more than 55 exhibitors,...
Art Doederlein
A celebration of the life of Arthur Paul Doederlein will be held on campus this week. So what? That’s what Doederlein himself might have asked. Over the course of more than four decades at NIU, the professor of communication challenged thousands of his students to do the same. Along the way, he sparked their critical...
PUMP UP THE PRIDE! NIU HOMECOMING 2012
There are fun events every day of Homecoming week this year for NIU students to get involved with and attend! The Homecoming Kick Off Rally is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. today in the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Commons. This is one way to show off your Huskie Pride, meet the Huskie royalty...
Victor E. Huskie and friends
NIU’s Department of Police and Public Safety is encouraging students to enjoy their weekend on campus responsibly. “The start of the semester is an exciting time, but students, alumni and guests on campus should use good judgment and apply sound personal safety practices in an effort to help ensure a fun and safe weekend for all,” says...
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NIU will hold its second annual University Support Expo for faculty and staff from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the Holmes Student Center’s Duke Ellington Ballroom. Faculty members, teaching assistants, administrators and support staff are invited to browse among more than 40 university support units available to them, said Cherie Quillman,...
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Dancers “in the mood” for some big band music will want to check out the seventh annual “Let’s Dance” Big Band Weekend inside NIU’s Duke Ellington Ballroom. Presented by Just Make It Happen, Inc., the event takes place from Friday, July 20, through Sunday, July 22. Whether it’s Glenn Miller’s “Moonlight Serenade” or Count Basie’s...
Join your colleagues for the annual holiday luncheon hosted by President John and Mrs. Barbara Peters. This complimentary luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. For more information, call (815) 753-1999 or email [email protected]
Terell Stafford
Under the direction of Ron Carter, the nationally renowned NIU Jazz Ensemble will perform its fall concert with international jazz trumpet player Terell Stafford and School of Music faculty saxophonist Rich Moore. The music begins at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. The concert is free...
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