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Recent graduates and prospective students interested in earning postgraduate degrees have an opportunity to improve scores on graduate school entrance exams with test preparation courses offered on campus. NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming is offering in-person GRE and LSAT test preparation courses in fall 2016. Both test preparation courses will be...
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NIU’s fall 2015 ACT Test preparation program promotes individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students a chance to best prepare themselves for the ACT test. Registration for Saturdays or Sundays is now available online. The program covers English, math, reading and science reasoning. Sessions take place in Room 337 of Graham Hall....
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NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming will offer Gay/Straight Alliance: LGBTQA Leadership and Activism, a new summer camp for students entering grades 9 through 12. Scheduled from Sunday, July 7, through Friday, July 12, the camp represents an opportunity for lesbian-, gay-, bisexual-, transgender-, queer-, questioning- and ally-identified high school students who...
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The NIU Fall ACT Test Preparation Program promotes individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students a chance to best prepare themselves for the ACT test. Registration is now open. NIU’s program covers English, math, reading and science reasoning. Cost is $250 ($275 after Monday, Sept. 10) which includes instruction, book, CD-ROM and...
Mary Todd Lincoln
In 1875, Robert Todd Lincoln, the only surviving son of Abraham Lincoln, petitioned to have his mother institutionalized for insanity. Mary Lincoln had no knowledge of her son’s intentions until Chicago police officers showed up outside of her hotel to escort her to the courthouse. For three hours, 17 witnesses testified to Mary Lincoln’s erratic behavior...
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NIU’s Lifelong Learning Institute has announced its Fall 2011 NIU Notables Series. Faculty, staff and students are invited from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday through Nov. 8. The series honors and respects the distinguished faculty of NIU while they share their ideas and knowledge in an informal environment. All Notables lectures are free...
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The Northern Illinois University ACT Test preparation program promotes individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers students a chance to best prepare themselves for the ACT test. Registration is now open. NIU’s program covers English, math, reading and science reasoning. Cost is $250 ($275 after Friday, Sept. 9) which includes instruction, book, CD-ROM...
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NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming has announced its Fall Session I and II Test Prep for GRE, GMAT and LSAT. Registration is now open. Register at least one week prior to the first class meeting to receive an early bird discount. An additional discount applies for being an NIU alum, employee...
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The NIU Community School of the Arts is taking registrations for summer. A visit to www.csa.niu.edu provides information about the day camps, classes, ensembles and private lessons that are available for children and adults. The semester begins the week of June 13 and runs throughout June and July. Most classes and all lessons are taught on the main...
Seal of the State of Illinois
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming will host the 2011 Northern Illinois Regional History Fair Saturday, Feb. 26, in the Holmes Student Center. The history fair provides a venue for junior high and high school students to test their merits as scholars while exploring local history. Volunteers are needed to judge the students’...
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NIU’s Community School of the Arts is offering several classes in art and music this fall. Start your pre-school child on the path of musical knowledge with Musical Tales, a new class offered this fall. The class combines a story with musical activities and meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday evenings beginning Sept. 14. Musical Tales...
"CSJazz Band"
The CSJazz Band has room for a few more musicians! Feel the beat and find your groove in this top-notch high school regional jazz band, sponsored by NIU’s Community School of the Arts.  The openings are for trumpet, trombone, bass, piano and drums. Interested players need to be between the ages of 14 and 20 and are...
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