Events

Wednesday, July 15

NIU Week in Chicago

NIU’s 125th Anniversary will be celebrated in the city of Chicago with a pop-up store, performances by some of our talented students, a celebratory alumni...

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

Summer Learning Opportunities at Danfoss

Engage with technology and business leaders at Danfoss over the summer through seminars, mentoring, and project-based training. Interested in next steps?...

Virtual Event
Wednesday Night Wisdom - Leadership Lessons

NIU Marketing alumnus Matt Thompson will share leadership lessons learned along his journey from cooking french fries at a Chicago McDonald’s to NIU to...

Virtual Event
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PAL offers appointment-based online tutoring for the summer term beginning June 15. go.niu.edu/pal to register with the scheduler. The scheduler will open...

NIU STEAM Virtual Summer Institute

STEAM up your summer learning at the NIU STEAM Virtual Summer Institute. Starting on July 6, the NIU STEAM team is offering four interactive weeks of...

Online STEAM Camp: Exploring Careers in Science

To build a career in science, you’ll need more than just factual knowledge. You’ll also need curiosity, wonder and imagination, as well as a healthy...

9 AM
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Online STEAM Camp: Find Your Voice: Digital Media Career Exploration

We know you’ve got something to say and we want to help you be heard! Join us for a four-week-long STEAM summer experience all about creating digital media....

9 AM
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Online STEAM Camp: High School Creative Writing

Join our online community of creative writers! From your own home, develop your writing craft with a supportive group of like-minded creative people driven...

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Stop by the ground floor of the Holmes Student Center to eat some cake to celebrate the day that DeKalb was chosen as the location for what became Northern...

River Weaving Exhibit Opening

An informal lecture and discussion while we stroll along the mighty Kish discussing the River Weaving Project, Environmental Art, and the importance of the...

Social Justice Workshop & Townhall Virtual Series

Knowledge is Power - First part of the 4-part virtual series. This workshop & townhall will entail examining the history of protest and racism in America,...

11 AM
Virtual Event
Online STEAM Camp: Minecraft Virtual World Designer

Are you interested in Minecraft, block and JavaScript programming, modifying skins, 3D development or video games? This fun online camp helps to develop...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Online STEAM Camp: STEM Read: Science + Fiction Camp

Get ready to science up your fiction! Every great leap forward starts with a burst of creativity. Someone sees the world as it is, dreams of what it could...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Play Overwatch Online with NIU Esports

Looking to destress and make connections while you’re indoors? We invite community members of all ages to play Overwatch with and against others in online...

2 PM
Virtual Event
STEM Cafe Earthquakes & Fracking

At least 26 minor earthquakes have rattled northern Illinois in the past 100 years, and in recent years Oklahoma has experienced more “felt” earthquakes...

5:30 PM
Virtual Event
Play Overwatch Online with NIU Esports

Looking to destress and make connections while you’re indoors? We invite community members of all ages to play Overwatch with and against others in online...

7 PM
Virtual Event

Wednesday, July 15