NIU Calendar of Events


Thursday, November 15

MAP-Works Fall Checkup Survey

MAP-Works Fall Checkup Survey

Northern Illinois University is proud to offer MAP-Works, a first year success program for new freshmen and transfer students. MAP-Works is a survey based...

Canceled - Office 2007 - PowerPoint II Workshop

Canceled - Office 2007 - PowerPoint II Workshop 9:00am

**Canceled** Please look for future PowerPoint II workshops Faculty and Staff are invited to attend Office 2007 – PowerPoint II training on November 15 from...

Founders Memorial Library, 293  
Current Views and Actions: Photography and Performance Documentation from Phnom Penh

Current Views and Actions: Photography and... 10:00am

Featuring contemporary work from young Cambodian Artists Khvay Samnang and Lim Sokchanlina

Altgeld Hall, Art Museum  
Karen - A People on the Border

Karen - A People on the Border 10:00am

Documentary photography by Robert Gerhardt. Running in conjunction with the Gerhardt exhibition are weekly video screenings of documentary films on Southeast...

Altgeld Hall, Art Museum  
Music for the Divine

Music for the Divine 10:00am

Musical instruments and traditions of Burma from the court to the expression of identities in contemporary multi-ethnic Burmese cultures.Curated by Catherine...

Altgeld Hall, Art Museum  
Rarely Seen Southeast Asia: Art, Artifact, Ephemera

Rarely Seen Southeast Asia: Art, Artifact,... 10:00am

Curated by NIU Professor emeritus Richard Cooler

Saving Endangered Species Exhibit

Saving Endangered Species Exhibit 10:00am

This exhibit focuses on the harmful environmental changes in the Midwest that have led to the decline in the biodiversity of the region. The exhibit...

Cole Hall, Anthropology Museum  
Supportive Professional Staff Council

Supportive Professional Staff Council 10:00am

The Council meets on the second Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in the Holmes Student Center Skyroom unless otherwise noted. All SPS personnel...

Holmes Student Center, Diversions Lounge  
Tagged: Exploring Modern Graffiti

Tagged: Exploring Modern Graffiti 10:00am

No one wants to wake up with profanity spray-painted across their garage door, but collectors would pay millions of dollars to own a chunk of wall that was...

Visual Arts Building, Gallery 214  
Water For… Life

Water For… Life 10:00am

Using objects from the Anthropology Museums permanent collection, this exhibition explores the relationship between human societies and water.

Cole Hall, Anthropology Museum  
 Cancer Support Group

Cancer Support Group 12:00pm

Cancer creates a tremendous need for information regarding treatment, physical response to treatment and fears about the diagnosis. Talking with others that...

Holmes Student Center, 709  
Facilitating Small Group Discussion Online Using Blackboard Collaborate Breakout Rooms

Facilitating Small Group Discussion Online... 12:00pm

Learn how to use the Breakout Rooms feature within Blackboard Collaborate to facilitate small group discussions during an online session. During this online...

LGBT Studies Program Presents: Third Thursday Lunch Series

LGBT Studies Program Presents: Third Thursday... 12:00pm

Anarchy and Are You Gay?: Is Homosexuality Genetic in Punk? From its inception, punk and gay culture have been intertwined due to both groups being...

Holmes Student Center, Blackhawk Cafeteria Annex  
Tying Scarves with Dr. Catherine Raymond

Tying Scarves with Dr. Catherine Raymond 3:00pm

Come learn how to tie scarves with Dr. Catherine Raymond. Scarves will be available for purchase.

Holmes Student Center, Sky Room  
Study Abroad 101

Study Abroad 101 3:30pm

Ever thought about studying abroad? Come learn more about it and how to take the first steps towards your journey!

Williston Hall, 417  
"Tagged" Gallery Reception

"Tagged" Gallery Reception 4:00pm

Graduate students enrolled in NIU’s award-winning Museum Studies program will host a reception for their fall 2012 exhibition "Tagged: Exploring Modern...

Visual Arts Building, Gallery 214  

Fast-a-Thon 4:00pm

Fast from sun-up until sun-down on Thursday, November 15 to gain an understanding of what it is like to be hungry, while raising money for our local homeless...

Adams Hall, Chandelier Room  
Own It Embrace your Beauty: Open Model Call

Own It Embrace your Beauty: Open Model Call 4:00pm

The Women’s Resource Center will be having a fashion show on February 28, 2013 to enhance awareness about eating disorders and promote positive body image....

Womens Resource Center  
Meet the Dean of the College of Education

Meet the Dean of the College of Education 4:30pm

Come join Dean La Vonne I. Neal for conversation and cappuccino. Topic for this month: Copyrights and Wrongs, Using the Work of Others. All graduate students...

Graham Hall, Room 335  
10th Annual Sociology Week

10th Annual Sociology Week 5:00pm

Network with alumni from the Department of Sociology as they share information on internships, careers and graduate programs. For more information contact...

Holmes Student Center, Rooms 505 & 506  
"Crossing Borders" Documentary

"Crossing Borders" Documentary 7:00pm

“Crossing Borders” is a seventy minute documentary, set in Morocco, that follows four Moroccan and four American university students as they travel together...

Dusable Hall, 148  
Q Connect: Peer Mentor Program

Q Connect: Peer Mentor Program 7:00pm

What is Q-Connect? An online, anonymous student - to - student chat service for your questions about sexuality and gender identity. To participate, log on...

Mosaic of Spanish Dance

Mosaic of Spanish Dance 7:30pm

Mosaic of Spanish Dance will highlight choreography by worldrenowned Spanish dance performer and choreographer, Luis Montero with a performance of Bolero...

Stevens Building, O'Connell Theatre  
NIU Jazz Ensemble

NIU Jazz Ensemble 8:00pm

With a roster that includes students from Miami to Milwaukee, the NIU Jazz Ensemble has long been considered one of the best college jazz bands in the world.

Holmes Student Center, Duke Ellington Ballroom  
Prism Potluck

Prism Potluck 8:00pm

As Thanksgiving Break quickly approaches, we invite you to join Prism for a family-style dinner in the Douglas C-D Cafeteria this Thursday! All are wanted...

Douglas Hall, C-D Cafeteria  

Thursday, November 15