Events

Tuesday, September 29

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...

Lifelong Learning Institute: The National Barn Dance, 1924-1933 Era

In 1923, the U.S. population was largely rural, radio was a new medium, Sears-Roebuck was a retail giant, and Julius Rosenwald decided to lock in a huge...

10 AM
Virtual Event
NIU School of Art and Design Faculty Biennial Continuum

Shown every two years, this invitational exhibit features recent artwork and scholarship by current faculty and teaching staff from all divisions of the...

Onboarding for Success: What to Do with the New Employee

This session is designed for those who directly supervisor others: Onboarding is more than just a fancy buzzword or a few days of orientation. It is a...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Engineering Job & Internship Fair - Virtual

EMPLOYERS! (Students, see info for you at the bottom!) Our job fairs showcase only engineering and engineering technology students. Almost 400 students...

10:30 AM
Virtual Event
**ONLINE** Teaching Tuesday: Flipped Classroom Methods for Active Learning

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Students will be more active in their learning when they can...

11 AM
Virtual Event
**ONLINE** Humanize Your Course with VoiceThread

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Creating engaging online courses is not easy. In many...

12 PM
Virtual Event
COVID-19 and Nutrition: avoiding illness and acheiving wellness

In the face of the pandemic, there has been a lot of information and misinformation about how the things we eat may impact susceptibility and the progression...

12 PM
Virtual Event
SPSC Executive Committee Meeting (Virtual)

The SPS Executive Committee meets electronically via Teams approximately 10 days prior to a General SPS Council meeting from Noon to 1:00 p.m.

12 PM
Virtual Event
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...

12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Campus

**ONLINE** This 50-minute, discussion-based workshop will provide practical information about research misconduct. In particular, attention will be given to...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Finding Forward

This is a 4-session virtual workshop for anyone wanting to boost their resilience to respond to life demands, COVID-19 transitions, and painful emotions in...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Lifelong Learning Institute: Traveling with Waldemar through Art History

We will travel the continents, tramp the roads, and Waldemar Januszczak, British art critic, will give us (as only he can) the stories of art and artists....

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Outdoor Cornhole Tournament Registration

Do you call it Bags? Cornhole? Bean Bags? Sack Toss? Whatever you call it, it remains one of the most popular outdoor games. Whether your a backyard...

NBA 2k20 League

FREE to play! With the excitement of the NBA finals upon us, join the intramural NBA 2k20 league to be a part of the action! Playstation 4 and Xbox One...

Campus

**ONLINE** This discussion-oriented session will address the common obstacles that slow or entirely halt progress on one’s thesis or dissertation. Carolyn...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Problems in Theses/Dissertations: Writer's Block

This discussion will address the common obstacles that slow or entirely halt progress on one’s thesis or dissertation. Carolyn Law, Thesis/Dissertation...

4 PM
Virtual Event
OHANA Night

The OHANA program will help you achieve academic and leadership success at Northern Illinois University. You’ll learn about academic resources, as well as...

5 PM
Virtual Event
JobsPLUS Event: First Impressions Online

This is a virtual event. More information for accessing the event will be sent to you by email after registering. Whether it is meeting someone at an event,...

5:30 PM
Virtual Event
School of Art and Design - Graduate Colloquium - Lecture

Mr. Gabe Hoare and Ms. Liz Born of Hoofprint Workshop, Inc. will give a lecture entitled "Hoofprint Press Publications and Projects".

Writing Personal Statements (scholarships, internships, etc.)

How can you highlight who you are so you receive that scholarship or secure that internship? This workshop will offer tips on what to include and how to...

NBA 2k21 League

FREE to play! This league is completely virtual. Registration is from Aug. 24 - Sept. 10 Register on IMLeagues using your Z-ID For information, visit...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Astronomy Adventure

Do you like looking up at the stars? We have a great open field here for viewing stars and would love to teach you about them! During this program you will...

Biden/Trump

Get knowledgeable about the fall presidential candidates! (1) Watch the first presidential debate on September 29th at 8pm central. We will meet on Zoom...

7:30 PM
Virtual Event

Tuesday, September 29