Events

Thursday, November 19

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...

12 AM
Virtual Event
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....

Virtual Event
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
Virtual Event
"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...

International Education Week

Dr. Wan Mohamad Fauzy received a scholarship from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) to complete his Ed.D in Instructional Technology at Northern Illinois...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Technology Thursdays

Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM The Ultra Experience of Blackboard Learn offers exciting new...

11 AM
Virtual Event
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Virtual Graduate Colloquium - Seminar

Dr. Douglas Grabenstetter, Professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering will give a seminar entitled "What is Quality? An Overview and Business Strategy."

11 AM
Virtual Event
MINIMISH CAFE  at the Depot HSC

MINIMISH CAFE NIU CENTER ~ DEPOT HOLMES STUDENT CENTER November 19th, Mac & Cheese with Chicken Baked Asparagus Pogaca Bread Contains : Dairy,...

CODE 2

CODE is designed to engage students, faculty and staff in learning about the cultural differences that shape our world. The main goal of the program is to...

1 PM
Virtual Event
CODE 2 Workshops - First Year Success Series

Our First Year Success Series will be partnering with Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on offering CODE workshops for our first year students to...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Virtual Mindfulness Session

Come join Kara Britzman from Counseling and Consultation for a virtual Mindfulness session to help you relax and de-stress!

1 PM
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 Virtual Info Session - M.S.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs

Come to a virtual info session hosted by Cristian Baeza, a current second year student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs M.S.Ed. program at NIU....

2 PM
Virtual Event
Pioneer Life

Explore the life of a pioneer! Using an authentic 1830's pioneer cabin as a focal point, we will learn about daily chores such as dipping candles, cooking,...

Mission in library

The University Honors Program offers regularly scheduled workshops on the logistics of completing a Senior Capstone. In the semester prior to enrollment,...

2:30 PM
Virtual Event
November Faculty/Staff Advisor Town Hall

Come to the Faculty/Staff Town Hall. At this meeting Faculty/Staff Advisors are invited to join us to discuss a variety of topics that may cover their role...

3 PM
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Department of Biological Sciences - Virtual Graduate Colloquium - Seminar - Dr. Masakazu Iwai

Dr. Masakazu Iwai, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will be presenting his research "Spatiotemporal dynamics of photosynthetic light harvesting." Host:...

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
Office Hours with President Freeman

Members of the Northern Illinois University community are partners with the NIU leadership in creating a positive NIU experience. With that in mind,...

4 PM
Virtual Event
RESCHEDULED: "Conversations with..." Jocelyn Santana: Mistaking Diversity for Inclusion

College of Law students are invited to sign up to attend this special event, which fosters small-group conversation with Jocelyn Santana, NIU's Director of...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Campus

** ONLINE ** Job interviews have shifted to being virtual in response to COVID-19. How much experience have you had with online interviews? What can you do...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Campus

Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM ** ONLINE ** Job interviews have shifted to being virtual in...

NIU Faculty Authors Book Celebration

The University Libraries will host the fourth annual Faculty Book Celebration this year on November 19, 2020. The event honors all books written, edited or...

4:30 PM
Virtual Event
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
Virtual Event
If you have a question ask. Bear raising hand.

Stop by the Zoom Room to chat with Outdoor Adventure Graduate Assistants about any questions you may have regarding the great outdoors in general or any...

5 PM
Virtual Event
Rocket League: NIU Varsity Esports vs. Ball State University

Watch NIU's Varsity Rocket League team take on Ball State University in the final matches of the Fall 2020 Esports Collegiate Rocket League season. Games...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Southeast Asia Culture Fest

Come to Culture Fest for great entertainment and fun! This event is sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies during the International Education...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Toy Drive

This event will take place one day to gain toys for Christmas for families who can not afford them. People will come, drop toys off and then leave. Learn...

Table Tennis League

Registration is from Oct. 5 - Oct. 23, $7 per person, Wednesday/Thursday nights starting Oct. 28th Register on IMLeagues using your Z-ID For information,...

Artist Talk with Professor Michael Barnes

Join us for a premier recorded lecture with 2020 Presidential Research, Scholarship and Artistry Professor Michael Barnes from his home studio as he...

7 PM
Virtual Event
It's a Different World: Graduate School

Come out and get your questions answered about "what's next?". There will be a panel consisting of Black graduate, doctoral, and law students. In...

7 PM
Virtual Event
NIU Jazz Orchestra- Webcast Only

Reggie Thomas, director Also available on Live Webcast! https://www.niu.edu/music/come-hear-us/webcast.shtml

7 PM
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Third Thursday Craft Night

String art is a retro-chic way to add personality and meaning to your walls. Join us virtually to create a one-of-a-kind art piece. You will thread string on...

Third Thursday Craft Night: String Art

String art is a retro-chic way to add personality and meaning to your walls. You will thread string on nails to create one of three design options. Or you...

7:30 PM
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 19