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The Huskie Hack – NIU’s annual 24-hour hackathon – is being revamped this year. The revitalized hack now offers more opportunities for NIU student mentors to gain project management experience as they work with teams of high school students who are harnessing the power of today’s technology to make positive change in the world. The...
NIU’s Huskie Hack has announced more workshops and presentations for its second annual hackathon contest designed to spark innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurship through the use of computer coding, engineering and technology. Most of the event––which starts in the Holmes Student Center at noon on Saturday, Nov. 5 and finishes at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6––will...
Huskie Hack: September 2015
Want to make a difference in DeKalb County? Register now for NIU’s “Hack for Change,” where citizens, leaders and tech enthusiasts of all ages will collaborate on innovative solutions to local challenges. This free event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 4, in the Sky Room of NIU’s Holmes Student...
NIU students, DeKalb community members, civic leaders, computer coders, and tech enthusiasts will come together Saturday, March 5, in Founders Memorial Library for the first CodeAcross DeKalb, a free, day-long event exploring how public data can be harnessed for public good. The day will begin at 10 a.m. with a quick introduction to the idea...
Huskie Hack
Interested in what a Hack is all about? Want to learn something new? Volunteers are needed from noon Saturday, Sept. 26, to noon Sunday, Sept. 27, for the 24-hour Huskie Hack. This free and interactive event is devoted to experiential learning, collaborative brainstorming and fun. The four-hour stints – or longer for those who want...
Huskie Hack
Hacking isn’t just for computer geeks or technical experts – it’s for everyone. NIU will host Huskie Hack from noon Saturday, Sept. 26, to noon Sunday, Sept. 27, in the Holmes Student Center. This free and interactive event is devoted to experiential learning, collaborative brainstorming and fun. Students from NIU, selected high schools and Chicagoland...
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...