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The NIU Department of Communication is preparing to raise the curtain on its popular Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival in Cole Hall 100. Free and open to the public, the 15th annual festival will feature student-film screenings from 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, and Wednesday, April 6. Actor, filmmaker and producer Kevin...
The NIU Department of Communication is preparing to raise the curtain on its popular Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival in Cole Hall 100. Free and open to the public, the 14th annual festival will feature student-film screenings from 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, and Wednesday, April 15. Screenwriter and NIU alum Mark...
David Hedin and Laura Vazquez
One is a documentary filmmaker whose works have screened internationally, the other a physicist who has made his mark on some of the world’s most ambitious experiments. Their disciplines couldn’t seem more different. But what Laura Vazquez and David Hedin share is an uncommon drive, along with a passion for immersing students in their work...
Laura Vazquez
An award-winning documentary filmmaker, the work of Communication Professor Laura Vazquez brings into clear focus some of society’s most pressing issues, including the plight of homeless families, the often cloaked issue of college sexual assault and the challenges facing people with disabilities. Yet the lines between her passions for filmmaking, student engagement and classroom teaching...
Justin Barrett
The NIU Department of Communication is preparing to raise the curtain on its popular Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival in Cole Hall 100. The festival, now in its 13th year, is open to the public, and admission is free. Screenings of student-produced films will be featured from 9 to 11 p.m. Monday, April 7,...
“In Motion”
The national statistics are frightening: 1 in 5 women are victims of completed or attempted sexual assault while in college. Ninety percent of women know the person who sexually assaulted or raped them. Ninety-five percent of college campus sexual assaults are unreported. At least 50 percent of sexual assaults on college campuses are alcohol-related. Eighty...
Altgeld Hall
The Office of the President invites nominations of faculty, staff and students for appointment to the four presidential commissions for academic year 2013-2014. Self-nominations are welcome. Forward nominations, including name, classification (faculty, Supportive Professional Staff, Operating Staff, student), address, email, telephone number and a brief statement summarizing your qualifications and desire to serve to Pat Erickson,...
Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival logo
The NIU Department of Communication is preparing to raise the curtain on its popular Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival at the Jameson Auditorium, located inside Cole Hall. Free and open to the public, the 12th annual festival will feature student-film screenings from 9 to 11 p.m. Monday, April 8, and Wednesday, April 10. NIU...
Laura Vazquez
Laura Vazquez, Media Studies professor in the Department of Communication at NIU, will receive the prestigious Distinguished Service and Leadership Award for her years of filmwork from the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth. Vazquez will be honored Monday, Oct. 29, at the association’s national conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Since 2006, Vazquez,...
Outstanding Women Award winners
The 2012 Outstanding Women Student Awards have been presented to 43 women from across all disciplines at Northern Illinois University and representing undergraduates, graduate students and law students graduating in the 2012 calendar year. The NIU Presidential Commission on the Status of Women distributed the awards during its April 22 reception at NIU’s main DeKalb...
Altgeld Hall
President John Peters invites nominations of faculty, staff and students for appointment to the four presidential commissions for academic year 2012-2013. Self-nominations are welcome. Forward nominations, including name, classification (faculty, Supportive Professional Staff, Operating Staff, student), address, email and telephone number to Dori Hooker, Office of the President, at [email protected] Nominations should be submitted by...
Wilfredo Hernandez
The NIU Department of Communication is preparing to raise the curtain on its popular Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival at the Jameson Auditorium, located inside the university’s newly renovated Cole Hall. Free and open to the public, the 11th annual festival will feature student-film screenings from 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, and...
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