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Barbara and John Peters
Northern Illinois University President John G. Peters updated the university community Tuesday, Nov. 20, regarding NIU’s response to recent events and offered holiday greetings for the Thanksgiving weekend.
Photo of Christmas presents
Looking for something for that person that has everything? Need a last minute gift for a die-hard Huskie fan? Well, the Northern Illinois University Bookstore can help. The bookstore, located on the first floor of the Holmes Student Center, has the latest in NIU logo apparel and gifts featuring the new university logo marks. “The...
Phi Beta Delta logo
NIU’s Zeta Gamma chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, is raising funds for scholarships through the sale of 2012 “International Cuisine in Culture” calendars and cozy coffee mugs. The calendars feature photographs taken by NIU students, faculty and staff members of the Zeta Gamma chapter. Both items make great holiday...
Photo of Christmas lights
Join the NIU Alumni Association at the University Club of Chicago from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, to celebrate the holiday season. Reconnect with NIU alumni and friends while you enjoy a generous appetizer buffet. A cash bar will be available. Cardinal & Black and Legacy members will receive two complimentary drink tokens,...
Travel the World with Victor E.
Make plans to attend the annual Altgeld Holiday Family Celebration held in historic and beautiful Altgeld Hall. President John and Mrs. Barbara Peters invite the entire community to this  complimentary event to enjoy a fun celebration of the holiday season. This family-oriented event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, as...
Photo of "Silent Night" sheet music illuminated by candlelight
Traditional holiday carols and a guest organist, pannist and soloists combine for the NIU School of Music’s 14th annual Holiday Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. The concert will be held in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building. Sold-out audiences in past years suggest that this event has become a holiday...
A photo of a student looking for books at the David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library
The David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library has released a schedule of hours for the period covering final exams and the holidays. The library is closed from Wednesday, Dec. 21, through Monday, Jan. 2. Regular semester hours resume Tuesday, Jan. 17. The library will extend its hours for reading period and final exams, beginning Monday,...
Join your colleagues for the annual holiday luncheon hosted by President John and Mrs. Barbara Peters. This complimentary luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. For more information, call (815) 753-1999 or email [email protected]
Photo of the Holmes Student Center in winter
As authorized by NIU President John Peters, following consultation with the staff councils, divisional vice presidents and Provost’s Office representatives, two Scheduled Closure Days will be implemented Wednesday, Dec. 21, and Thursday, Dec. 22. The decision results in a total closure period of 13 days for the 2011/2012 winter holiday closure. This measure is consistent...
Photo of Christmas presents
Join the NIU Alumni Association for holiday shopping like you’ve never experienced before. The Alumni Association is hosting a travel program to Europe’s majestic holiday markets. From the Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg to the market village of Oberndorf in the Bavarian countryside of Austria, to the Christmas markets of the Wolfgangsee, travelers will enjoy holiday craftsmanship...
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Help put smiles on the faces of children who are less fortunate by sharing the gift of giving this holiday season. Toys and donations will be collected until Friday, Dec. 17, at the Military Student Services office in Gilbert Hall B-111. The objectives of Toys for Tots are: to help less fortunate children throughout the...
Bill Studwell
Anyone who knew Bill Studwell knew how much he loved Christmas music. Those who knew him well also had an inkling that he also loved a prominent splash in the media featuring his expertise on the topic. And why not? Studwell, who worked as a cataloger at NIU’s Founders Memorial Library for 20 years, was justifiably...
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