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Technology applications related to health and wellness are evolving quickly, and NIU faculty, students and alumni are at the forefront of important breakthroughs in the use of technology to promote personal and community wellness, and manage healthcare. Take, for example, associate professors Jennifer Gray and Jinsook Kim of NIU’s School of Health Studies. In 2015,...
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...
Registration is now open for NIU’s second annual Huskie Hack, a 26-hour contest designed to spark innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurship. The event, which will be held in the Holmes Student Center, will start at noon on Nov. 5, 2016, and finish at 2 p.m. the next day (Nov. 6).  Students work throughout the 26 hours...
As the fall semester starts, NIU STEAM Works is gearing up for another season of diverse programs that combine content from science, technology, engineering, the arts and math to spark creativity, innovation and problem solving. STEAM Works programs bring together the existing roster of STEM Outreach programs and expand to include programs that emphasize the...
middle schoolers at computers
Students in grades 6-8 who want an introduction to the world of computer coding can now register for NIU STEAM Works’ first-ever Middle School Coding and Technology Event. This event, which is open to students in grades 6-8 from DeKalb, Huntley, St. Charles, Sycamore, and Kaneland district schools, plus Cambridge Lakes Charter school, will take...
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...
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...