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The students and faculty behind Ellington’s at the Holmes Student Center want you to know they are open for lunch Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Feb. 26. “The ongoing Holmes Student Center remodeling project doesn’t affect us. Our dining room will be open as usual, serving gourmet lunches,” said Bryan Flower, chef and food systems lab...
Grilled portabella mushrooms
On the menu at Ellington’s for Tuesday, Sept. 29, and Thursday, Oct. 1: HUSKy’s at Ellington’s. HUSKy’s features chicken lemongrass broth with dim sum or roasted beet and corn salad for starters, red berry harissa salmon or grilled portabella mushroom for entrees and German apple cake or poached apples with Greek yogurt for desserts. Each...
Photo of a bowl of chicken noodle soup
NIU faculty members are invited to join their colleagues throughout the university at the Faculty Club. Three Faculty Club lunches are scheduled for the spring semester: Wednesday, Feb. 4 Chandelier Room – Adams Hall Menu: “Soup & Salad” buffet featuring cream of broccoli soup with shredded cheddar cheese; chicken noodle soup; freshly tossed salad with...
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NIU faculty members are invited to join their colleagues throughout the university at the Faculty Club. Three Faculty Club lunches are scheduled for the fall semester. Monday, Sept. 22, Chandelier Room – Adams Hall Menu: “It’s a Wrap” buffet featuring fresh fruit salad; Caesar salad; baked potato chips; California wrap with smoked turkey, bacon, and...
A bowl of Asian noodles with chopsticks
Oct. 24’s first Faculty Club lunch was, by all accounts, a success. Twenty-eight faculty members participated with a variety of academic departments and schools represented. Ellington’s Hunt Room provided a pleasant venue in which faculty could socialize with one another. Another Faculty Club lunch will take place Tuesday, Nov. 19, with the hope that even...
Photo of a plate of fettucini alfredo
Faculty Club is an opportunity to meet faculty colleagues from across the university. The first Faculty Club lunch will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Hunt Room, located in the back of Ellington’s. During the lunch, faculty in attendance will be surveyed for their ideas on continuing and/or improving the club experience. The menu,...
The NIUkulele Ensemble made its debut performance Wednesday, Nov. 7, during a Hawaiian-themed lunch at Ellington’s. The ensemble is directed by Eric Schroeder and meets Monday evenings in the Music Building. Anyone can join. Spring rehearsals begin Monday, Jan. 28. For information about becoming a member in spring, contact the NIU Community School of the...
Ellington’s, the student-run restaurant located in Holmes Student Center, opens Tuesday, Oct. 2, for the fall semester. Menus are posted online. Students of FCNS 320 Quantity Food Production plan, prepare and serve delicious three course meals with a theme at Ellington’s as part of their course requirements in the areas of Nutrition and Dietetics and...
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Huskie parents, students and other family members are invited from Friday, Sept. 23, through Sunday, Sept. 25, to join in a variety of activities and events for the entire family to enjoy. NIU Fall Family Weekend is not only an excellent way for NIU families to get acquainted with the campus and surrounding community but...
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Ellington’s, the student-run restaurant located in Holmes Student Center, begins its spring semester Tuesday, Feb. 22. Menus this week include President’s Day and Delicious Decisions. Menus for the entire semester are available online. Students in FCNS 320 Quantity Food Production plan, prepare and serve delicious, three-course meals with a theme at Ellington’s as part of their...
NIU students in the 1960s
Exactly 105 years have passed since NIU began teaching the arts of foods and sewing. But pinpointing the birth of home economics as an academic discipline – and not just an unpaid profession for many women – opens the history books to the years of the Civil War. The Morrill Land-Grant Acts of 1862, introduced...