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LGBTQ Awareness Month
Over the past academic year, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center and the Women’s Resource Center underwent a merger process, culminating with a new name and mission to reflect a unified center, inclusive of the diverse NIU campus. The center will now be known as the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center. The merger transition...
I HAD NO IDEA (National Eating Disorders Awareness Week logo)
NIU will host several events between Friday, Feb. 21, and Friday, Feb. 28, in recognition of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. The annual campaign to bring public attention to the critical needs of people with eating disorders and their families: “I had no idea … that you can be too thin … that over-exercising can...
Clothing EXPO
Since fall 2011, the Women’s Resource Center has provided an opportunity for NIU students to be empowered beyond the classroom through the Clothing EXPO program. The Clothing EXPO has always been inclusive and is not gender-specific. Therefore, all NIU students are encouraged to attend. Students are welcome to choose from a variety of free, gently used...
LGBT and Women's Resource Center
NIU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center has a new address. Staff spent Thursday moving to the center’s new digs at 105 Normal Road – the building known at the Women’s Resource Center – and will officially open the doors Monday. Throughout the spring semester, the department will operate under the working name of “LGBT...
“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...
Photo of women's clothing hanging in a closet
Career fairs are coming soon: Dress for success! The Women’s Resource Center welcomes all NIU students to the Clothing Expo to choose from a variety of FREE, gently used, everyday clothing and professional attire. The event takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. today in the Gallery Lounge of the Holmes Student Center. Attendees must...
Molly Holmes
Molly Holmes is assuming the role of the director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center and Women’s Resource Center (WRC). Over the next nine months, Holmes will lead the staffs of both centers in a strategic planning process that will include opportunities for key stakeholders to contribute to shaping this new department. The...
Photo of three high school couples at prom
It’s prom season: What better way to celebrate than by donating dresses and suits to local high school students? Did your prom or formal dress only get one wear? Did you only wear that tie or tuxedo once? Here’s a chance to give that glamorous gown another use and put that dancing tuxedo suit out...
Photo of two girls working with test tubes
The NIU Women’s Resource Center host a Hot Topic Tuesday in honor of this year’s theme for Women’s History Month: “Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination: Celebrating Women in STEM: Science, Math, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.” Scheduled from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Stevenson Multipurpose Room, the free event will focus on...
Photo of drum set
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which means it’s time for the fourth annual Rock Against Rape event. Victim Advocacy Services and the Women’s Resource Center, in collaboration with supporting NIU offices and bands from the university and the community, are enhancing awareness of sexual assault by hosting a concert that inspires and rocks against...
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week begins Sunday, Feb. 24, and continues through Saturday, March 2. NIU will recognize the week through a series of events sponsored by the Counseling & Student Development Center, Health Enhancement, the Women’s Resource Center, Campus Recreation and the School of Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences. All-week events Wear PURPLE all...
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service logo
Monday, Jan. 21, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday that closes schools and other government offices. But several groups on campus are working to make sure that the annual commemoration of the famed civil rights leader’s birthday is not just a day off but a call to action. From Tuesday, Jan. 22,...
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