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A book penned by Northern Illinois University professor David Gunkel provided inspiration for a new featured video on the PBS Idea Channel. Hosted by Mike Rugnetta, the Idea Channel is a weekly web series with a focus on technology. Gunkel’s book, “The Machine Question,” helped inspire the July 2 Idea Channel episode, titled “When Will...
Charlotte Fox
Charlotte Kate Fox, who just graduated last year from the NIU School of Theatre and Dance with a master’s degree in fine arts, is already making a mark in the acting world. The 28-year-old New Mexico native will star in a morning serial drama in Japan and has already performed in a number of professional...
Northern Illinois’ football game Saturday, Sept. 28, at Purdue will be broadcast to a national audience on ESPN2, the Big Ten Conference and ESPN announced Monday. The game will kick off at 11 a.m. (CT) from Ross-Ade Stadium. The contest becomes NIU’s fourth guaranteed (over the air) ESPN national contest as the Huskies will be...
Alexis “Pookie” Gonzalez
The Mid-American Conference announced Friday that two Northern Illinois volleyball matches will be televised on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel as part of the league’s new regional partnership. The first appearance by the Huskies begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, when they travel to Bowling Green in a rematch of last year’s MAC Championship match....
Approximately 75 students representing different facets of Northern Illinois University gathered Tuesday morning at the New Residence Hall Complex Community Center to participate in the College Challenge, which aired live on the WGN Morning News. The “Minute To Win It”-inspired feature brought WGN morning host Frank Holland to NIU’s campus, where he interviewed students and...
Photo of a hand pointing a remote control toward a TV
Information Technology Services has planned a cable TV outage from 5 to 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, and Thursday, April 18, to perform maintenance on the system. This outage will affect all residence halls and Northern View Community. For more information, contact Jan Gerenstein at (815) 753-5339 or [email protected] or Mike Kuba at (815) 753-5332...
NIU cheerleaders run basketball court with H-U-S-K-I-E-S flags
The Northern Illinois men’s and women’s basketball teams each be featured once in the Mid-American Conference television package released today. The Huskie women will be featured Sunday, Feb. 3, when they host Miami while the men will be shown Saturday, Feb. 16, at Western Michigan. A total of 40 games will be produced and distributed...
NIU Huskie football
Five additional Northern Illinois football games have been scheduled for broadcast, and the Huskies released four game times Thursday as the Mid-American Conference released its complete 2012 television schedule. Northern Illinois’ season opener Sept. 1 with Iowa at Chicago’s historic Soldier Field will kickoff at 2:30 p.m. Central Time and will be televised by ESPNU....
Cliff Alexis
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) has nominated “Hammer on Steel,” a two-program documentary created by The University of Akron, for eight Emmy awards for the 2011 broadcast year. NIU’s Cliff Alexis, steel drum builder and tuner and co-director of the world-renowned NIU Steel Band, was nominated for Emmy Awards in two...
ESPN College GameDay logo and NIU QB Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois University has the opportunity to show its Huskie pride to the nation by voting in ESPN College GameDay’s Fan Vote contest to bring ESPN to DeKalb to film a commercial for the network’s signature college football pregame show. Beginning today and running through Thursday, May 10, NIU fans can vote once a day...
Matthew J. Swan
You can catch NIU communication instructor Matthew Swan on TV this week. Swan will appear at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, on the Travel Channel’s TV show, “Mysteries at the Museum.” The episode looks into the legend of “James Dean’s Evil Car,” and the show’s promo already prominently features Swan, who recently received this year’s...
Wilfredo Hernandez
The NIU Department of Communication is preparing to raise the curtain on its popular Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival at the Jameson Auditorium, located inside the university’s newly renovated Cole Hall. Free and open to the public, the 11th annual festival will feature student-film screenings from 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, and...
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