NIU Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, April 17

LGBTQ Awareness Month

LGBTQ Awareness Month

LGBTQ Awareness Month is a month-long annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer history and awareness. The LGBT and Women's...

 
Basic Video Capture and Editing

Basic Video Capture and Editing 9:00am

This hands-on workshop will demonstrate the mechanics of capturing video content from either analogue or digital sources. Participant will have the...

Registrants will be notified of location.  
FMS Reports

FMS Reports 9:00am

Note: Please reserve your space in this workshop by using the red register button on the event details page. Advanced registration is required. If you need...

Lowden Hall, Training Room 102  
Anthropology Museum Exhibit: Fragments Haiti Four Years After the Earthquake

Anthropology Museum Exhibit: Fragments Haiti... 10:00am

Haiti’s earthquake was one of the top five deadliest disasters in the contemporary world, claiming between 65,000 and 316,000 lives. Haiti’s disaster was...

Anthropology Museum, Cole Hall  
Exhibition - Hoarding, Amassing and Excess

Exhibition - Hoarding, Amassing and Excess 10:00am

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum is excited to present Hoarding, Amassing and Excess, a group exhibition featuring work by seventeen contemporary...

Altgeld Hall, Art Museum  
PIE-A-SWAN

PIE-A-SWAN 10:00am

Swans fundraising for the American Diabetes Association! Come "Pie-a-Swan" for $1 all funds will go towards research and awareness of the ADA! Hosted by...

 
FMS Queries for Business

FMS Queries for Business 10:30am

Note: Please reserve your space in this workshop by using the red register button on the event details page. Advanced registration is required. If you need...

Lowden Hall, Training Room 102  
Spring Fever

Spring Fever 11:00am

Ellington’s offers exciting, fresh, three-course menus. Price of a full meal is $10.00 including beverages and tips. Reservations are recommended. Menu...

Holmes Student Center, Ellington's  
RAD Self Defense Workshop for Women

RAD Self Defense Workshop for Women 1:00pm

This FREE 9 hour course will train women in techniques for defending themselves against attacks and attempted abduction. This nationally certified program...

Campus Recreation Center, Group Fitness Room 1  
Office 2010 - Excel II

Office 2010 - Excel II 1:30pm

Note: Please reserve your space in this workshop by using the red register button on the event details page. Advanced registration is required. If you need...

Founders Memorial Library, 293  
Student Open Forum - Provost Candidate

Student Open Forum - Provost Candidate 1:30pm

This is an opportunity for NIU students to meet with provost candidate Salma Ghanem.

Holmes Student Center, Illinois Room  
ACM Student Chapter Guest Presentation and Visit

ACM Student Chapter Guest Presentation and Visit 3:30pm

A presentation and visit by Mr. Glenn Schneider, NIU Computer Science alumnus and Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Discover Financial...

Psychology-Computer Science Building, PM 110  
Department of Biological Sciences Honors Convocation

Department of Biological Sciences Honors... 3:30pm

Recognition of the academic and research achievements of the top undergraduate and graduate students in the department.

Montgomery Hall, Auditorium  
Study Abroad 101

Study Abroad 101 3:30pm

Looking to learn more about study abroad programs? Curious as to what your first steps may be? Every Wednesday and Thursday at 3:30 the Study Abroad Office...

Williston Hall, 417  
Uneasy Places: Belonging, Identity, and Commumity in Florida Mobile Home Parks.

Uneasy Places: Belonging, Identity, and... 3:30pm

Dr. Margarethe Kusenbach of University of South Florida. Please be aware last minute changes occur frequently. It is best to verify the details with the...

Holmes Student Center, Skylight  
NIU Bright Futures: Recycling Rocks

NIU Bright Futures: Recycling Rocks 4:00pm

Join NIU Outreach and DeKalb County libraries for hands-on events and activities that explore the intersections of music, sound, science, and technology!...

Sycamore Public Library  
Appreciation Week: Town Hall Meeting & Appreciation Dinner

Appreciation Week: Town Hall Meeting &... 5:00pm

Off-Campus & Non-Traditional Student Services invites NIU students who identify as non-traditional, commuter, living off-campus, student parents, adult...

Campus Life Building, 100  
Karen Conti: “Why Lawyers Should Talk to the Media”

Karen Conti: “Why Lawyers Should Talk to the... 5:00pm

The NIU College of Law will welcome national media expert and commentator Karen Conti as she speaks on “Why Lawyers Should Talk to the Media.” This program...

Swen Parson, Francis X. Riley Courtroom  
Lecture - "From DeKalb Back to Burma: The Saga of the Looted Buddha"

Lecture - "From DeKalb Back to Burma: The... 5:00pm

Catherine Raymond, Associate Professor of Art History, Director of the Center for Burma Studies, and Curator of the Burma Collection at NIU, will be giving a...

Altgeld Hall, 315  
NIU Robotics

NIU Robotics 6:00pm

The NIU Robotics Club is not just a club for electrical engineers interested in going into the automation field. Robotics is a vast field that incorporates...

Engineering Building, 253  
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Meeting

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Meeting 6:00pm

The NSBE meets every other Thursday at 6 p.m. in EB 354. The NIU chapter of NSBE has many innovative programs that are generated and implemented throughout...

Engineering Building, 354  
The Queer Dynamics of Medicine: A unique Look at LGBT Health in the United States

The Queer Dynamics of Medicine: A unique Look... 6:00pm

In the constantly growing field of health research, scientists are finding that sexual orientation plays a larger than expected role in one's personal...

Holmes Student Center, Room 305  
Mike Schwebke-LIVE WEBCAST!!

Mike Schwebke-LIVE WEBCAST!! 6:30pm

graduate steel pan recital Friday/Kevin Bobo Misionera/Fernando Bustamente In One Breath/Robert Chappell Orlando’s Cha Cha/Robert Chappell Waltz in Db...

Music Building, Recital Hall  
Diva's & Desserts/Red Blooded Men Film Screening & Discussion

Diva's & Desserts/Red Blooded Men Film... 7:00pm

Please join us for free, delicious desserts and a robust conversation regarding issues explored in the film Red Blooded Men. The evening will include a...

New Residence Hall, Swing Space  
The 9th Annual Roger Kalisiak Alumni Lecture Series

The 9th Annual Roger Kalisiak Alumni Lecture... 7:00pm

Roger and Cathy Kalisiak, NIU 1974, have generously donated to the Athletic Training Program with the aim of bringing a recognized leader in the field NIU to...

Yordon Academic and Athletic Performance Center, McCaerins Auditorium  
Wind Ensemble-LIVE WEBCAST!!

Wind Ensemble-LIVE WEBCAST!! 8:00pm

Ronnie Wooten, director The Iberia Suite/Ed Calle Symphony (Op. 16)/Gunther Schuller Harriet/Douglas O'Neal Two Pieces for Thee Trombones/Raymond...

Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall  
Sign Sync

Sign Sync 9:00pm

Deaf Pride is pleased to announce we will be having another sign sync performance this semester! Sign sync is a program put on by Deaf Pride that shows...

Holmes Student Center, Sandburg Auditorium  

Thursday, April 17