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An early shot of the tornado near Franklin Grove, Ill. Photo courtesy Walker Ashley, NIU Deparment of Geography
In response to the April 9 tornado in the northern Illinois region, the NIU Department of Geography is inviting the public to a tornado and weather preparedness symposium that will feature talks by weather and emergency-response experts. It will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in the auditorium of Montgomery Hall...
STEM science camp
Students looking for fun, hands-on ways to explore new careers this summer can register for Northern Illinois University’s summer camps. NIU’s day and residential camps run throughout June, July and August and cover a variety of topics to keep students in elementary school through high school engaged in learning and growing. They also offer students...
Feeling the pressure of upcoming finals? Take a break at the NIU Anthropology Museum, which will be transformed into a “no-stress zone” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 28th. Students can sip a cup of calming tea, play board games, participate in art activities, get free massages and enjoy guided meditation as well as...
Over the weekend, the world’s most powerful particle accelerator began its second act. After two years of upgrades and repairs, proton beams once again circulated around the Large Hadron Collider, located at the CERN laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland. It’s an important and exciting project for scientists and students in the Northern Illinois University physics department...
Photo of math problems on paper and pencil tip
Freshmen made a strong showing in the 2015 Northern Illinois University Mathematics Contest, held in late February. The $100 first prize was won by Tu Nguyen, a freshman biochemistry major from Aurora. Nguyen and other contest winners will be recognized Sunday, April 19, at the Department of Mathematical Sciences‘ Awards Ceremony and Reception. The math...
Huskie Marching Band members enjoy NIU Night 2014 at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Chicago White Sox and NIU have partnered to host NIU Night at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday, June 17, when the White Sox host the Pittsburgh Pirates (7:10 p.m. start). NIU Night includes specially priced tickets and a giveaway item for the university’s students, alumni and fans. The first 1,500 fans who purchase their...
Memory, impressions and social perceptions are among the research specialties of psychology professor John Skowronski, Northern Illinois University’s newly named 2015 Board of Trustees Professor. And NIU students who have taken his courses will tell you the professor certainly is unforgettable. Alumnus Randy McCarthy remembers Skowronski’s “smooth lectures,” the precise way he communicated complex topics...
Some are community advisers and dining hall managers in the residence halls. Some are tutors at ACCESS. Some are employed at Career Services. Two students are working this semester as web application developers for Housing & Dining – and, like several of their fellow Huskies, earning internship credit or transcript notations along the way. And...
There is no debating that it has been a stellar season for the NIU Forensics team. From the 2015 Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association State Tournament held at NIU, to the Novice Nationals tournament held at Butler University, Huskies continue to earn top honors this March in formal speech and debate competitions. “The coaching staff is...
Kevin Matesi
NIU graduate student Kevin Matesi will be honored in New York this month as the winner of the 2014 IBM Master the Mainframe contest. Matesi, of Wauconda, edged out nearly 4,900 competitors in the annual contest that challenges students to demonstrate their mainframe computer programming abilities. “I couldn’t believe it at first,” said Matesi, who...
The verdict is in on NIU’s mock trial team, and they’re guilty of winning. At the American Mock Trial Association regional competition held last month in Joliet, an NIU mock trial team went undefeated and advanced to the national tournament for the first time in the university’s history. “We’ve made remarkable strides since the beginning...
The Northern Illinois University Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities will host Diversity: Strengthening the Pillars of Community. The day-long regional conference, scheduled Saturday, March 21, at NIU-Naperville, will be an opportunity to engage in thought provoking seminars while network with fellow attendees. Guest speakers include Jerry Blakemore, vice president and general counsel for...
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