Events

Wednesday, November 18

NIU School of Nursing Fall Colloquium   Marijuana: The Impact on Healthcare

Please see attached flyer--please note we have an existing event and can you please delete and add with this flyer as we had to change the event link from...

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NIU 125 Years logo

NIU’s 125th Anniversary will be celebrated throughout calendar year 2020. Throughout the year there will be anniversary-themed events, including...

Progress LGBTQ+ Pride Flag

From Nov. 16 to Nov. 30 Progress Pride flags are flying from the HSC as a symbol of our efforts to value and include LGBTQ+ members of the NIU community....

International Language Tables - Southeast Asia!

The Southeast Asia Club--with support from the Center for Southeast Asian Studies and Burma Interest Group--is hosting international virtual language tables...

8 AM
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Students in class

Students may choose to enroll in a University Honors course through an In-Course Contract (ICC) when there is neither an available Honors course nor a...

8:30 AM
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Free Temporary Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be offered 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 16-18, in the Anderson Hall parking lot on the NIU campus. The test is performed with...

"Swept Under the Rug" Exhibition

The Swept Under the Rug exhibition aims to shed light on the widespread impact of sexual violence on survivors in our local community and will create space...

Wisdom Wednesdays

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM In a book chat, we read the book so you don’t have to!...

11 AM
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Active Bystander Workshop

The active bystander workshop will teach about the basics of sexual misconduct and the ways to help out fellow Huskies by being active bystanders. We will...

12 PM
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Introduction to Mindfulness

Counseling and Consultation Services is providing a brief overview of mindfulness and how to apply it with a guided meditation and mindful techniques. We...

12 PM
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Womanist Wednesdays

Womanist Wednesdays are interactive sessions that highlight topics related to gender identity, intersectionality, and current events. Follow us on Instagram...

12 PM
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NIU Autism Caregiver Group Coffee Chat

The NIU Autism Caregiver Group is virtual this year! If you would like to join our Caregiver Coffee Chat, please RSVP by emailing Allison Gladfelter at...

1 PM
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menstrual pad

The GSRC is providing FREE tampons and pads to students living on campus. Text 302-601-1508 to let us know when you want to pick up your bag of products so...

Surfing the Small Cell Tsunami & Smart City: Managing your 5G Future and Beyond the SMART CITY

This is a two-part session that addresses ways to maximize the coming wave of 5G and the Smart Cities movement. Part 1. Explore your local control over the...

1 PM
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Interviewing - The Essentials

Interviewing – The Essentials Learn to prepare for internship and job interviews by attending this one-hour workshop. We’ll cover steps to take before,...

3 PM
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Int’l Speaker Conversation Series: JSI-Africa  Management of International Public Health Programs: A Practitioner's Perspectives

Dr. Chuanpit Chua-oon has more than 30 years of management experience for international development projects in many countries in Africa and Asia. As...

3 PM
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Resume Q & A

Working on your resume?  Have a few questions and need some guidance?  Join a 30-minute virtual drop-in group session with other NIU students led by a Career...

3 PM
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Graduate Open House - KNPE Department

Interested in an Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Physical Education or Sports Managemen Graduate Degree? Attend the NIU College of Education's Department of...

4 PM
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NIU Recreation Pop Up Shop

We have a huge selection of over 700 brand-new T-shirts from past events hosted by NIU Recreation including Intramurals, Rec Rewards, Homecoming 5K, and...

NIU shield

Have a career planning question that needs an answer? Join this week’s Ask Us Anything session to talk with staff from NIU Career Services. We’ll describe...

4:30 PM
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The Engineering Hour

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
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Alumni Chat

Join six of our environmental studies alumni to network and ask questions about life in the "real world"

5 PM
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Environmental Alumni

Join six of our Environmental Studies alumni to network and ask questions about life in the "real world." These alums represent the broad range of career...

5 PM
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Jenny Frison, Visiting Artist

Jenny is a comic book cover artist known for her evocative and painterly covers. She received a BFA with specialization in illustration from NIU in 2004. She...

5 PM
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Congresswoman Robin Kelly with Wednesday Night Wisdom

Creating a Legacy and Leading with Inspiration The daughter of a small business owner and postal worker, Congresswoman Kelly moved to Illinois to pursue her...

5:30 PM
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The Role of Freedom of Expression at a Public University

Join the Division of Student Affairs and a university panel to learn more about NIU's commitment to freedom of expression. Dean of Students Kelly Wesener...

5:30 PM
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Students and faculty working in the OMRON mechatronics engineering lab. Hands-on experience starting freshman year is what sets NIU's CEET apart from the rest..

Thinking about a career in engineering or engineering technology? Take a deeper dive into what we offer and why we are ranked in the top 35 by US News and...

6 PM
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Students and faculty working in the OMRON mechatronics engineering lab. Hands-on experience starting freshman year is what sets NIU's CEET apart from the rest..

Thinking about a career in engineering or engineering technology? Take a deeper dive into what we offer and why we are ranked in the top 35 by US News and...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Football at Ball State

Northern Illinois University Football at Ball State TV: ESPNews Radio: 1360 AM WLBK, 560 AM WIND, SPORTSFAN 1330 AM Streaming Video:...

STEM Café — Board Game Renaissance: Leveraging Virtual Connections in a Time of Physical Distancing

With the holidays approaching, you may be wondering how to connect with friends and family both at home and far away. At the same time, however, many of us...

6 PM
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School of Nursing - Graduate Colloquium - Lecture

Dr. Melanie Dreher, Professor at Rush University College of Nursing will give an lecture entitled "Marijuana: The Impact on Healthcare."

Students on campus

Thinking about graduate school? Attend a one-hour virtual Open House on Zoom for an in-depth look into our graduate programs followed by a live Q&A with...

6 PM
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NIU Foundation Thousands Strong Celebration

In celebration of our impact, Huskies around the world are invited to participate in the NIU Foundation “Thousands Strong” virtual events, Nov. 18-20....

7 PM
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NIU Foundation Thousands Strong Opening Night

From the comfort of your home, please join us from 7-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, as we commemorate all that makes NIU extraordinary. Opening Night...

7 PM
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NIU Philharmonic (strings)- Webcast only!

Blaise Magniere, Richard O. Ryan Endowed Chair in Violin, director Benjamin Firer, conductor Ennanga by William Grant Still String Quartet No. 8 by Dmitri...

7 PM
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NIU Foundation Thousands Strong - Day of Giving

The Day of Giving kicks off immediately following the conclusion of Opening Night and finishes on Thursday. This will be an opportunity for the NIU community...

7:30 PM
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Wednesday, November 18