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At least 35 Northern Illinois University athletic events, including nearly every home men’s and women’s basketball game, will be available to fans across the nation for free on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app in 2014-15. NIU, the Mid-American Conference and ESPN made the joint announcement Wednesday. NIU is one of three MAC institutions selected to...
Castle Challenge Football 2014
The last time NIU Media Services turned over the live production reins to local high school students – four from Sycamore and two from DeKalb – the Castle Challenge ball was round. Now it’s a prolate spheroid made of pigskin. Media Services Director Jay Orbik and his crew will take local teens under their wings...
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Media Services is offering training on how to use the audiovisual equipment in Office of the Provost-sponsored Smart Classrooms. Both new and returning instructors should benefit from these brief seminars in DuSable Hall 348. The seminars will include information about any recent changes to the equipment in the rooms. Wednesday, Aug. 20 8 a.m. to...
Sycamore High School freshman Emani Brinkman works Feb. 7in the NIU Convocation Center video production control room.
Emani Brinkman can’t exactly say what prompted her to attend an informational meeting about Sycamore High School’s SpartanTV broadcasting club. “I just went,” the 14-year-old freshman says. “I started doing graphics for the basketball games, and it was really cool and fun.” Given that same opportunity Feb. 7 inside the NIU Convocation Center for the...
Photo of classroom with whiteboard technology
Media Services is offering training on how to use the audiovisual equipment in Office of the Provost-sponsored Smart Classrooms. Both new and returning instructors should benefit from these hands-on demonstrations, which take about 30 minutes. Appointments are available Wednesday, Jan. 8, through Friday, Jan. 10. Contact Keith Bisplinghoff at (815) 753-0172 or via email at...
NIU Cares Day 2011
All throughout the fall semester, Student Involvement & Leadership Development (SILD) has been helping students find opportunities to give back to the community. Destiny McDonald, director of Community Service for SILD, said the push for students to get involved starts as soon as students arrive to campus. “As a part of Welcome Days in the fall,...
An old classroom
Nine panels of old photographs depicting NIU’s rich history greeted visitors to the Carl Sandburg Auditorium for the inauguration of President Doug Baker. Called “Made by History,” the photo exhibition covers topics such as the physical campus, colleges, student life, athletics, prominent visitors, “communiversity” and, of course, NIU presidents. Wade Duerkes, a photographer for NIU...
Photo of classroom with whiteboard technology
Media Services is offering training on how to use the audiovisual equipment in Office of the Provost-sponsored Smart Classrooms. Both new and returning instructors should benefit from these brief seminars in DuSable Hall 422. The seminars will include information about any recent changes to the equipment in the rooms. Wednesday, Aug. 21 8 a.m. to...
Rachel Wicks, Patrick Gorman and Aaron Vermedal celebrate in Atlanta.
Northern Illinois University received top honors for its “NIU Lip Dub” at the Sports Video Group’s (SVG) College Sports Summit in Atlanta. The video, released at the 2012 Victors award ceremony, earned accolades in the Collegiate Athletics Special Feature category. The award was presented by SVG and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics...
Clockwise, from top left: Sharon Freeman, Shyree M. Sanan, Scott Walstrom and Steve Sarver
Four members of NIU’s Operating Staff have been chosen to receive the Outstanding Service Award for 2013. The recipients are Sharon Freeman, lead secretary, Academic Advising Center; Shyree M. Sanan, business/administrative associate in the Division of Research and Graduate Studies; Steve Sarver, administrative assistant in the Office of Development; and Scott Walstrom, senior photographer in Media...
Rendering of new Huskie Stadium scoreboard
Northern Illinois will install a new scoreboard and audio system, and add ribbon boards on the east and west sides, at Huskie Stadium for the 2013 season, NIU officials announced Tuesday. The improvements will significantly upgrade the fan experience at Huskie Stadium, home of the back-to-back Mid-American Conference Champion Northern Illinois Huskies and the 2013...
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Media Services will offer training Wednesday, Jan. 9, and Thursday, Jan. 10, on how to use the audiovisual equipment in Office of the Provost-sponsored Smart Classrooms. Training will take place in DuSable 348. A complete demonstration with hands-on practice should take about 30 minutes. New and returning instructors are welcome to attend. Contact Keith Bisplinghoff...
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