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The place: professor Sheila Barrett’s spring 2013 FCNS 420 class. The time: Day One. As senior nutrition and dietetics majors Rachel McBride, Katie Henkel, Brittany Hoffman, Ariel Levitt and Ashley Sorrentino reviewed the syllabus, they noticed a capstone project required for the class. The group members chose to design and present a food safety workshop. McBride...
Photo of a hand pointing a remote control toward a TV
Information Technology Services has planned a cable TV outage from 5 to 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, and Thursday, April 18, to perform maintenance on the system. This outage will affect all residence halls and Northern View Community. For more information, contact Jan Gerenstein at (815) 753-5339 or [email protected] or Mike Kuba at (815) 753-5332...
New Hall students sample exotic fruits, veggies
It was not a normal dining experience March 20 for students eating at New Hall: A table filled with fruits and vegetables caught students’ eyes and curiosities. Among the 40 unusual choices, “we had jack fruit, persimmon, Japanese pear, ugly fruit from Jamaica and dragon fruit, to name a few,” said Jose Rotor, senior nutrition...
Lambda Sigma Sophomore Honor Society logo
Orientation & First-Year Experience and the NIU chapter of Lambda Sigma Sophomore Honor Society have teamed up this semester to offer second-year students an opportunity to give back to the campus and community. Through “Sophomore Days of Service,” Lambda Sigma members will join with second-year students from other organizations, such as Alpha Phi Omega service...
Photo of a burger and fries
In the late fall of 2011, a group of a student leaders wanted to improve the experience in the residential dining halls on the NIU campus. Now the committee has grown to 12 to 14 members who attend each week. Members are from each residence hall, RHA, the Student Association and commuter students. Throughout the...
Logo of Huskie Family Connections
Student Affairs & Enrollment Management and Huskie Family Connections are hosting two regional meetings to provide an evening of conversation between NIU families and SAEM administrators. Meetings are planned Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Naperville and Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Chicago. Administrators from SAEM and HFC would like to know the compliments and concerns of NIU...
NIU’s new residence hall
Come in from the cold! The students and staff in New Residence Hall will host several open-to-the-public events in February. Kickoff to Infinity! Come play kickball with New Hall in the Chick Evans Field House! Be prepared for a twist! Come with your best academic success trivia, as this is not your ordinary game of...
Logo of project r.e.d.
NIU’s Grant Towers residential complex invites students to come engage in diversity by participating in its annual signature program, Project R.E.D. (Residents Engaging in Diversity). Scheduled from Tuesday, Jan. 29, through Thursday, Jan. 31, Project R.E.D. provides students with the opportunity to expand their cultural awareness through a variety of fun and engaging events. This...
An NIU student relaxes in his room in the New Residence Hall.
Although the 2012 fall semester is at the halfway point, students should begin considering their on-campus living options for the 2013-2014 academic year. Housing and Dining’s online room selection process will be available Nov. 5 for returning students. Students interested in keeping their current room will need to sign up between 10 a.m on Nov....
Photo of a dinner plate of fish sticks, potatoes, creamy seafood salad and a lemon wedge
NIU Housing and Dining has begun hosting an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. every Friday this fall semester at Douglas Hall. “We are hearing that many NIU students say that they eat fish on Friday. We are seeing a lot of area restaurants, organizations and stores offering seafood on Friday, so we...
Photo of a tropical beach
A trio of NIU residence hall dining rooms are going tropical Wednesday, Oct. 17. Douglas Hall and Neptune Hall (from 4 to 7 p.m.) and Stevenson Hall (4 to 8 p.m.) are participating in the special dinners organized by dietetic interns. The nautical-themed menus (which vary slightly depending on hall) include shrimp cocktail, citrus marinated...
Students outside the new residence hall
NIUTEL and Housing & Dining have been receiving concerns from parents and students regarding cellular coverage in the New Residence Hall due to its solid and durable construction of 8-inch thick concrete pre-cast walls with concrete plank flooring. However, NIU staff overseeing the project were able to use cell phones in all above-grade levels of the building...
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