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Discover Financial Services and Northern Illinois University are announcing the launch of an exciting program that will allow a select number of students to explore new ideas, help solve real-world business challenges and collaborate with working professionals without ever leaving the university’s campus. The “Discover Campus Innovator Program” will provide tech-savvy students with opportunities to...
Resident stress relievers Gladus and Shurlee will hang out in the Founders Memorial Library lobby from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 10. For more information on either event, call 815-753-5290 or email [email protected]
The Reserves Unit of NIU Libraries reminds professors and instructors that classroom copies of textbooks can be placed on reserve for student use for the semester, which helps students save money and is greatly appreciated. Bring extra textbook copies to Room 104 of Founders Memorial Library. For more information, call (815) 753-5614 or email [email protected]
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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...
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...
Food for Fine$
Hey, students. Library fines getting you down? How’d you like to lower, or maybe even eliminate, that debt? University Libraries is hosting a “Food for Fine$” program through Friday, Dec. 18. The concept is simple: Each non-perishable food item you donate is worth $1 off your fine, up to $20. For more information, visit the...
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University Dean of University Libraries Patrick Dawson will leave NIU to pursue a professional opportunity as director of the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), effective Feb. 1, 2016. “Patrick has provided excellent leadership and facilitated a number of innovative initiatives associated with research and...
Stacey Erdman
Stacey Erdman, digital collections curator at NIU, is among 45 archivists who have earned the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) certificate from the Society of American Archivists. The new specialists completed required coursework and passed a comprehensive examination in August. SAA’s DAS certificate program was developed by experts in the field of digital archives and provides...
Nurses from the 1940s
NIU’s Regional History Center will host a reception Thursday, Oct. 15, in conjunction with its current “The Doctor Will See You Now: The History of Medical Science in Northern Illinois Communities” exhibition. In celebration of American Archives Month, the exhibit focuses on education, practice and public and mental health in northern Illinois from 1845 until...
Pride of the Philippines
A new student-curated exhibition inside Founders Memorial Library explores the material culture of indigenous and Muslim minorities found throughout the Philippines, a nation with a diverse history and people. Together, says curator Anthonie Tumpag, an NIU graduate student in anthropology, these people represent a glimpse into a vibrant heritage of the Philippines that once flourished...
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Friends of the NIU Libraries will host a wine and cheese social from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. The event will take place in Rare Books & Special Collections (Room 403 of Founders Memorial Library). No RSVP is required. Founded in 1983 as an association of library supporters interested in contributing to the...
Huskie Hack
Using technology to solve real civic issues for local communities and organizations is the focus of NIU’s participation Saturday, June 6, in the National Day of Civic Hacking. The Huskie Hack event, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Digital Convergence Lab of Founders Memorial Library, is open to anyone interested in a...
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