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A brief but important power outage will begin Monday, Aug. 11, at DuSable, Reavis and Watson halls, according to Architecture and Engineering Services. Crews expect to restore electricity either Wednesday, Aug. 13, or Thursday, Aug. 14. Planned power outages are scheduled to accomplish work that cannot be completed while a live electrical load exists. Typically,...
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Several coordinated power outages are planned from Friday, June 14, through Wednesday, July 4, on campus. In general, planned power outages are scheduled to accomplish work that cannot be performed while a live electrical load exists. Typically, planned outages enable the electrical shop to address or prepare to address a somewhat urgent situation that, if...
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A series of power outages are planned in upcoming weeks as NIU electricians replace some of the major electrical cabling that has supplied power to campus buildings for more than 50 years. Planned replacement now and under staff control is more palatable than unplanned replacement as the cabling continues to fail. Teams will work Fridays...
STEM Outreach’s Van de Graaf generator will be on display at Monday’s Electrify Your Mind kickoff party.
Expanding  their collaboration on programs such as the SF Teen Read and the STEMfest Book Nook, NIU STEM Outreach and the DeKalb Public Library have partnered to create “Bright Futures: Electrify Your Mind @ Your Library.” Throughout the spring, community members are invited to events at the library and NIU’s campus to learn about concepts...