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NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host the fourth annual Summer Research Symposium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, in Altgeld Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Any undergraduate student who has participated in faculty-mentored research or artistry over the course of the 2015-16 academic...
Shanay Murdock
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning hosted a brown bag colloquia series this semester to showcase the work of students who achieved success in their independent research, artistry or civic engagement projects. The colloquia series wrapped up with presentations from four undergraduate students. Senior Jessica Sandlund from Community Leadership and Civic Engagement discussed...
President Bill Clinton
What do former President Bill Clinton, astronaut Anne McClain, author John Steinbeck and Google founder Sergey Brin have in common? They have all been recipients of some of the nation’s most prestigious scholarships. Students of all majors who want to learn how to apply to these national and international scholarships are invited to attend a...
Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day 2014
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning is offering 10 poster and oral presentation design workshops to assist student presenters in designing their presentations for the seventh annual Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day (URAD) and the third annual Community Engagement Showcase. The workshops, which will guide students through the design process, will be held...
De Mujer a Mujer: Latina Assistance Program logo
De Mujer a Mujer: Latina Assistance Program focuses on providing academic support to increase the retention and graduation rates of Latinas on campus by offering programs, activities and leadership opportunities that foster self-confidence, self-awareness and self-esteem. Over the years, De Mujer a Mujer (a translation for “woman to woman”) has created opportunities for Latina college...
Members of the Harmelodics a cappella group rehearse for the ICCA quarterfinals.
Chances are nearly pitch perfect that some NIU students will advance to the Varsity Vocals International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) quarterfinals after Saturday’s competition. After all, 35 Huskie singers will perform. NIU is home to three a cappella groups: The Huskie Hunks, NIU Northern Sound, and Harmelodics. All have been invited to compete...
Red-and-black mittens
The Office of Student Academic Success and Financial Cents thank the NIU community for the terrific response to this past fall’s winter clothing drive. If you or someone you know needs some winter items (coat, hat, gloves, scarfs, etc.), stop by the Office of Student Academic Success/Financial Cents in the Academic Advising Center building to...
Photo of a Huskie Service Scholar holding a coat and scarf
NIU’s Huskie Service Scholars program is collaborating with the DeKalb Area Women’s Center (DAWC) to coordinate a Winter Wear Drive for the community. This event will be held from Monday, Nov. 9, through Wednesday, Nov. 18, as part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Donations of gently used jackets, hats, gloves, scarves, boots and...
Homecoming 2014
Huskie spirit will fill campus and DeKalb next week as NIU celebrates Homecoming. The fun begins at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, with “Paint the Town” in downtown DeKalb and continues through 3 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at the NPHC Dance, held in the Campus Recreation Center. Between those events will come the Kick Off...
Homecoming 2015 logo
NIU’s Campus Activities Board has extended the Homecoming packet registration deadline for all activities except the Homecoming Parade, which remains due Thursday, Oct. 15. All Homecoming packets must be submitted online by noon Monday, Oct. 5 for registrants to be considered eligible for Homecoming 2015 competitions and activities. The Homecoming 2015 theme is Huskies Light...
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center
NIU’s Gender & Sexuality Resource Center is planning several events in October to celebrate LGBTQIA History Month. For more information about any event, call (815) 753-4772 or email [email protected] Whose Story? The Impact of Privilege in Queer History Wednesday, Oct. 7 Join the GSRC and special guests to discuss what is known about the modern...
Huskie Alternative Breaks logo
Huskie Alternative Breaks (HAB) will offer NIU students the chance to participate in eight alternative break trips throughout the 2015-2016 school year. An alternative break is a service-learning trip where a group of college students engage in volunteer service. These break trips occur on weekends, during the university’s winter and spring breaks and during May...
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