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Warm days, sunny skies, blooming trees … summer’s nearly here. But first, finals. And while important tests can bring about stress, students can take some measure of comfort in pre-finals activities happening around campus. If you need some extra help, a quiet spot to study or are looking for ways to de-stress, here are some links to...
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Founders Memorial Library wants to bring peace and serenity to NIU students during the week of final exams. Coloring to Calm Coloring has been shown to relieve stress and calm anxiety for people of all ages. Students are welcome to break from studying to color in the first floor lobby of Founders Library during library...
Feeling the pressure of upcoming finals? Take a break at the Pick Museum of Anthropology at NIU, which will be transformed into a “no-stress zone” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 4. Students can take a yoga class, play board games, participate in art activities and get free massages. Relaxation stations will be...
Newfoundland
Final exams begin Monday, Dec. 7, but NIU students can find unique ways on campus to beat the stress. Want to pet a friendly dog? Super-friendly Newfoundlands Gladus and Shurlee will visit Founders Memorial Library from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9. Remember how many...
Mission
NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences and university mascot Mission will host a “Mission to Health Walk” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 28. Members of the college’s “Healthy Huskies” student group planned the event as a way to de-stress before final exams, which begin Saturday, May 2. The walk will begin in front of...
Feeling the pressure of upcoming finals? Take a break at the NIU Anthropology Museum, which will be transformed into a “no-stress zone” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 28th. Students can sip a cup of calming tea, play board games, participate in art activities, get free massages and enjoy guided meditation as well as...
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Final exams begin Monday, Dec. 8. To help NIU students soothe their nerves while hitting the books, Founders Memorial Library will bring two Newfoundland dogs to the inner lobby near the escalators. Gentle giants Esther and Shurlee will visit with students from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8. These certified therapy dogs and are...
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University Libraries is asking faculty and instructional staff to place extra or teaching copies of their at Print Reserves. Library staff recognize the sometimes prohibitive expense of textbooks and want to ensure that those costs do not stand in the way of NIU students receiving the education they deserve. To those professors and instructors who...
Chai Chat
Feeling the crunch of the end of the semester? The Counseling & Student Development Center, in collaboration with the International Student and Faculty Office and the Asian American Center, invites the campus to “Chai Chat,” a casual get-together for international students and their friends. All are welcome to attend. In addition to tea, tasty snacks, fun...
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As final exams week approaches, students often find their stress levels rising. To help students relax as they complete end-of-semester projects and prepare for final exams, NIU Health Enhancement & Victim Advocacy Services will open the “Stress-Free Zone” through Thursday, May 1. Daytime hours are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday...
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The Holmes Student Center – check that; the Holmes Study Center – will stay open 24 hours a day from Wednesday, April 30, through Thursday, May 8, as a place to prepare for final exams. Final exams begin Saturday, May 3, and continue through Thursday, May 8. Free cookies and coffee will be served from...
Anthropology Museum Says RELAX
Feeling the pressure of upcoming finals? You might just want to take a break at the NIU Anthropology Museum, which will be transformed into a “no-stress zone” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 30. The day’s events at the museum, organized entirely by students for students, is being dubbed “De-Stress Fest 2014.” Relaxation...