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#ThankAnNIUWoman
The Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) is honoring NIU women in celebration of Women’s History Month. Throughout the month of March, the GSRC is looking for stories of thanks – stories of how an NIU women influenced and empowered each personal, educational and professional development journey. To nominate someone who deserves recognition, along with...
What2Do@NIU logo
Things just got easier for NIU students looking to answer that age-old question: What is there to do around here? The Division of Marketing and Communications introduces What2Do.niu.edu, a comprehensive online collection of information about events, clubs, teams, Greek life, volunteer opportunities, the local music scene and more. The site is part of university efforts...
NIU Cares Day 2014
More than 1,200 NIU students were up with the sun Saturday morning, which was appropriate since they spent the day spreading sunshine across DeKalb County as part of the annual NIU Cares Day. The early start was worth it, said Kaitlyn Fritz, a member of the Sigma Lambda Sigma service sorority, which spent the morning...
Homecoming 2013
As NIU celebrates Homecoming week, student safety is a top priority for the campus and DeKalb communities. One of the ways the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management promotes student safety is by recruiting volunteers to patrol areas of Greek Row, various areas on campus (including residence halls and Lincoln Highway) and Rec parties...
Washington Monthly cover
NIU has placed 57th on a newly created Washington Monthly list: “America’s Best-Bang-for-the-Buck Colleges.” The honor is “pretty exclusive,” the magazine editors write. “Out of the 1,572 colleges and universities in our broader rankings, only 349 made the cut as best-bang-for-the-buck schools.” Colleges ranked must meet four criteria: At least 20 percent of their students...
Ivonne Uquillas
NIU’s Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management is preparing for PACT Awareness Week, scheduled from Monday, Feb. 25, through Sunday, March 3. As part of the preparations, the PACT committee conducted interviews with a staff member and student about what this year’s theme, “Disciplined,” means to them as members of NIU’s campus. Jill Zambito,...
Cover of Washington Monthly magazine
When it comes to ranking colleges, academic excellence is important, but is hardly the only measure that matters. So say the publishers of Washington Monthly’s College Guide and Rankings. They choose to rank colleges not solely upon how well they educate students, but rather upon how well they serve society. NIU ranked 143rd – with...
Bark ’til Dark logo
Like every year, staff at NIU Student Involvement & Leadership Development have spent months preparing to welcome students to campus this fall. This year’s menu features a new series of events known as “Bark ‘til Dark” (BTD). “The calendar of events has been scheduled for months and students can now plan ahead and stay on...
College students rallied Wednesday in Springfield to urge continued funding of MAP grants.
[stream provider=rtmp flv=MAP.f4v embed=false share=false width=480 height=360 dock=false controlbar=bottom skin=five.zip bandwidth=high autostart=false streamer=rtmp://live.media.niu.edu/HD/MAP.f4v /]   Sixty-five NIU students rolled into Springfield on two buses Wednesday morning to protest potential cuts to the state’s Monetary Award Program (MAP) and address other issues impacting higher education. For many of the students, the MAP grant is a matter...