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Kristen Stoicescu and Alonte Holliday
If winning is a crime, NIU’s mock trial team is guilty. At the American Mock Trial Association’s opening round of the championship series (ORCS) held this month in Geneva, the Huskie team was named as one of six “Outstanding Trial Teams” and finished with the third best overall record. Their prowess in the courtroom earned...
Eric Pairitz and NIU alumna Michelle Pairitz
NIU School of Art alumna Michelle Pairitz, a principal of the Chicago office of smartdept. inc., considers herself an “aspiring Picasso.” Residents of Geneva are likely to dispute the “aspiring” part of that description, however, now that Pairitz and her husband, Eric, made a very public return to their painterly roots. Michelle Pairitz, who earned...
CyberGuy
From Heartbleed to cyberbullying to the recent security breaches at Target, the Internet can be a dangerous place for people and data. Experts estimate that cyber crime accounts for losses of $100 billion to $3 trillion every year. At the next STEM Café, Raimund Ege, associate professor in NIU’s Department of Computer Science, will lead...
Famously dubbed the “God particle,” the Higgs boson took thousands of scientists nearly five decades to discover, at a cost that one journalist estimated at $13.25 billion. Over the past 18 months, there has been plenty of hype about “the Higgs,” beginning with the boson’s discovery in 2012 at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN...
Photo of a credit card with a golden gift bow
An Irish pub might be the last place you’d expect to learn about your finances, but Northern Illinois University is ready to change that perception with a fun and innovative program called “Money Math: Using Credit Wisely.” This free community event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Claddagh Irish Pub, 1702...
Dave Doeren
Northern Illinois head football coach Dave Doeren invites Huskie fans to join him and members of his coaching staff Thursday, June 26, at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark in Geneva. The Kane County Cougars, the Class A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, will take on the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. Doeren and his assistant coaches will...
Elfstrom Stadium
Tickets are available for the Northern Illinois baseball contest against Northwestern at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at Elfstrom Stadium, home of the Kane County Cougars. The Huskies will celebrate Faculty-Staff Appreciation Day during the ball game. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or by contacting Cliff Bottigliero at (815) 753-1292 or [email protected] of...