Events

Wednesday, July 22

Chemistry

Chemists work on teams to develop pharmaceuticals; create new chemical compounds; test food, water or soil; and even analyze evidence in criminal...

Engineering

Engineers are the link between mathematical and scientific concepts and practical, commercial applications. They work in teams to develop, test and produce...

Health Careers

In this track, you’ll investigate many of the ways in which scientists are helping people live healthier lives. We’ll meet with pharmacologists, biomedical...

Maker Camp

This session will introduce you to a range of tools and processes to help your creativity flourish. You’ll get to build your own projects using power tools,...

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...

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
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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...

Colors and Sounds

It’s a STEAM powered celebration! Get in on the fun as we use our STEM skills to create a rainbow of exciting projects. Campers will create their own rainbow...

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
Virtual Event
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
Virtual Event
Online STEAM Camp: Kitchen Counter Science

Turn your kitchen into your own personal scientific laboratory! Using just household items, uncover the science and engineering found in your own home. Learn...

9 AM
Virtual Event
Online STEAM Camp: Video Game Design with Unity

Are you interested in video games, animation or computer programming? Have you ever wanted to develop your own video game? Designing video games involves...

9 AM
Virtual Event
Video Game Design with GameMaker and PyGame

Interested in making your own video games but don't know where to start? In this camp we will cover two game design engines, GameMaker and Pygame. Think...

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: 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
Students working in the Automation Direct lab in the Engineering Technology department.

Join representatives from the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology for a one-hour virtual peek into what we have to offer and why we are ranked...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Future Telling Science + Fiction Webinars: Past, Present, and Futurism

Celebrate the connections between STEM and storytelling in these fun, fast-paced and free webinars. Whether you’re a writer, educator or scientist, you’ll...

6:30 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 22