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Academic Career Expo
NIU’s Academic Career Expo, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center, is an opportunity to learn more about majors/minors and how they connect to various careers. This year, the Academic Career Expo will offer three exciting workshops for students to attend. All...
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Are you looking for the major or minor that is right for you? Do you already have a major but would like to find out about other academic opportunities available to you? Do you know that NIU has 57 majors and 71 minors, as well as a myriad of other academic opportunities? Come speak with...
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Undecided on a major? Looking for guidance on which to pick? You’re not alone. Up to 75 percent college students change their majors at least once. NIU will host free webinars this spring on “Choosing Your Major” with Steve Barleen, associate director of the NIU Academic Advising Center, leading the conversation. The webinars are scheduled...
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Lt. Joseph Kozenczak, a  retired Des Plaines police officer, will visit NIU to talk about his work as lead investigator on the John Wayne Gacy case. Kozenczak will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Room 100 of the Campus Life Building. Hosted by the Exploring Majors House, this free event is open to...
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English majors aren’t what they used to be. If the major conjures up images of the grammar police, men wearing tweed jackets and smoking pipes, or 20-pound volumes of Shakespeare, think again. Today’s English students are likelier to discuss how to create a corporate social media presence;  whether the word twerk belongs in the dictionary;...
Photo of explorer in tall grass with binoculars
Are you looking for the major or minor that is right for you? Do you already have a major but would like to find out about other academic opportunities available to you? Do you know that NIU has more than 50 majors and nearly 60 minors, as well as a myriad of other academic opportunities?...
Photo of explorer in tall grass with binoculars
Are you looking for the major or minor that is right for you? Do you already have a major but want to find out about other academic opportunities available to you? Did you know that NIU has more than 50 majors and nearly 60 minors, as well as a myriad of other academic opportunities? Come...
T.G.I.F. – Transfers Get Information Friday
Students ready to complete their bachelor’s degrees at a four-year university need look no further than Northern Illinois University. Joining the Huskie family comes complete with courses taught by world-class professors, opportunities for faculty-guided undergraduate research at a Carnegie-recognized institution as well as an instant connection to a nationally ranked graduate school. Meanwhile, the tight-knit...
NIU students are invited to bring their curiosity to the seventh annual Exploring Majors Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Representatives of every major and minor on campus will be present, said Steve Barleen, assistant director of NIU’s Academic Advising Center....
NIU’s College of Business is launching this fall its new career exploration program. Career Compass is for first-year students who have indicated a desire to pursue a degree in business. The program will engage student in self-, major- and career-exploration immediately at the onset of their college careers and is designed to help them select specific business...
Not every student starts his or her college journey with a specific destination in mind. For those who haven’t declared majors, and for those uncertain about their choices, NIU’s Academic Advising Center is happy to play the role of travel agent. The center’s Exploring Majors Fair, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept....