Events

Wednesday, April 21

2021 Conference on Undergraduate Research and Engagement (CURE)

NIU’s annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD) and the Community Engagement Showcase (CES) have been formally combined and will now be known as...

Virtual Event
Community College Student Juried Virtual Exhibition

April 2 - May 7, 2021, Northern Illinois University, School of Art and Design 2021 Virtual Community College Exhibit Site...

Virtual Event
ED Talks

EdTalks is a podcast series that connects prospective students to our programs, current students and life at NIU. Please join our conversation and take a...

Virtual Event
NIU Communiversity Gardens

It's that time of year when we have lots of plants ready for new homes. Yay for spring! We are selling houseplants, herbs, flowers and vegetables. A few...

Patricia S. Siebrasse

The Administrative Professionals Advisory Council recognizes the importance of the role of the Administrative Professional and the purpose of this nationally...

8:30 AM
Virtual Event
Tune in to celebrate 30 years of WNIJ this April!

89.5 WNIJ-FM is celebrating 30 years of public broadcasting this year — we went on the air April 28, 1991 — and we're asking you to join us! Tune in...

9 AM
Virtual Event
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We will discuss Tara Westover's 2019 New York Times bestselling memoir, Educated. It is a riveting book that details her childhood in rural Idaho and unusual...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Ribbon Graduation Lei

Volunteers needed to make "Ribbon Leis" together. The "Ribbon Leis" will be mailed to AAPI May Graduates along with a certificate of recognition. Dr. Kanjana...

“Very Well, Thank You”:  The Arts as a Means to Well-being

The exhibition investigates the unique role and way the visual and performing arts assist in maintaining social, psychological, and physical health and...

Wisdom Wednesdays

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM In a book chat, we read the book so that you don't have to! During our next book chat, we will be...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Crimson Days: The Early Story of NIU exhibit

Crimson Days: The Early History of NIU details and commemorates the founding of NIU in 1895. The exhibit runs March 17 - Dec. 5. Come see the exhibit in the...

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Since its beginning, LLI has featured weekly talks by experts, primarily NIU faculty. We're continuing that tradition on Zoom, so join us this spring for our...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
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LinkedIn is the premier tool for you to build your professional network and connect to jobs. Through LinkedIn, you can access over 700 million members, 50...

3 PM
Virtual Event
Hanna Garth

Dr. Hanna Garth, Assistant Professor, UC San Diego, is a cultural/medical anthropologist specializing in the anthropology of food, and her work addresses...

4 PM
Virtual Event
ILx Space Technology Talk

Come join us on Wednesdays for our hour-long, virtual Space Technology Talks. Each talk has two speakers who discuss unique space-related topics. For more...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Paint Night

Looking for a fun and free way to de-stress? Join us for a guided painting experience Wednesday, April 21 on Microsoft Teams from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Register for...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Engineering Hour & Virtual Guided Tour

Got questions about engineering and the engineering programs at NIU? Stop in (virtually) and video chat with us to get answers. Learn about careers in...

4:30 PM
Virtual Event
Earth and Wellness Day

We will volunteer at the Community Gardens for an hour, followed by a guided mediation about reconnecting with the earth. There is parking available, but...

Earth and Wellness Day

Come get your hands dirty and reconnect with your spirit! We will volunteer at the Dekalb Community Gardens, and then partake in a guided earth mediation...

Engineering Graduate Program Info Night

Increase your earning potential and career trajectory by pursuing a graduate degree in engineering or engineering technology. At our one hour virtual...

5:30 PM
Virtual Event
Making the Most of the End-of-Year Career Fair: What You Need to Know

Get ready for the May 4 End-of-Year Virtual Career Fair by attending this online training session. Staff from Career Services will describe what to expect...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Study Sessions for Finals week

Come and study with us! RSVP link - https://niu-edu.zoom.us/j/82106808518?pwd=MlNzamVUZCtCdEYzR0x3Wk1KcEllQT09 Learn more at...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Future Telling: Greening Our Future

Humanity versus nature is one of literature’s classic themes, but somewhere around the Industrial Revolution, we gained an unfair advantage in that battle....

6:30 PM
Virtual Event
Morgan Turner, Senior Bass Recital-Limited Seating

The safety of our performers and audiences is of utmost concern and to that end, the NIU School of Music is taking precautions as we open our concerts to the...

Sister Circle

Sister Circles are spaces for women and nonbinary students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds to talk, listen, and simply exist amongst each other. ...

7 PM
Virtual Event
Karlaina Bunn, Senior Saxophone Recital-Limited seating

The safety of our performers and audiences is of utmost concern and to that end, the NIU School of Music is taking precautions as we open our concerts to the...

Wednesday, April 21