Events

Wednesday, October 20

Ethics Annual Online training and Information Security Awareness Training

Mandatory annual Ethics Training and Information Security Awareness Training will be open from Oct. 4 to Nov. 5, 2021. The trainings will be online...

12 AM
Virtual Event
Huskie Football Season Scavenger Hunt

Engage with the community, explore the town of DeKalb and NIU. If you’re on a quest for more adventures, or enjoy solving riddles, this is your jam! ...

Examples of Faculty Regalia from Oak Hall

John Mahoney of Oak Hall, NIU’s official regalia vendor, will be on campus to answer faculty questions about purchasing quality custom regalia, and will have...

Office of Innovation

The NIU Office of Innovation invites students, faculty and community members to join us in the 71 North Partnership Studio in the Founders Memorial Library...

Nonprofit Grantwriting Part 1: Basics

This webinar is part of the 2021-22 Nonprofit Webinar Series hosted by the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies and will be presented by Lynn Gibson, Ed.D.,...

9 AM
Virtual Event
You've been admitted as an International Undergraduate student, now what's next?

Congratulations on your admissions as an undergraduate international student! Do you know what you need to submit to move forward? Join the Director of...

9 AM
Virtual Event
FIRST ANNUAL VIRTUAL ILLINOIS DRS EMPLOYMENT EXPOSITION (Oct. 19-21)

To Commemorate National Disability Employment Awareness Month This event is a two-part series: Part I – Tuesday October 19th, 2021 10am – 12pm Employment...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Left: Marek Mis, Damselfly Caudal Gill, 2007, detail; center: Edmond Alexander and Cynthia Turner, T Cell Activation and Tumor Attack, 2017, detail; right: Don Komarechka, Sunflower Illuminated with UR Radiation, 2018, detail

The IMAGES from SCIENCE exhibition series is a collaborative experiment that initially began in 2002 at Rochester Institute of Technology. Its objectives are...

Jewel-Osco Meet & Greet Table

Jewel-Osco will host a meet & greet table to discuss internship and full-time opportunities.

LLI: Musical Duos

You may feel like singing along as this class features classic musical duos...from pop to opera. Selections may include the Carpenters’ “We've Only Just...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Luciana Abait, Black Sky, 2018. Photograph on cotton rag paper, from the Displacement Series. (30” x 40”). Courtesy the artist.

The work of ten artists including one from the Museum’s permanent collection are presented in an examination of the global humanitarian crises as displaced...

Photograph of Karen Refugee Camp at the Thai Border by Darby Findley.

This exhibition is based on work done by NIU PhD and MA students who either lived within the refugee camps along the Burma-Thai border or who worked with...

Wisdom Wednesdays

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Creating engaging online courses is not easy. In many...

11 AM
Virtual Event
Food on shelf

Fall 2021 Hours of Operation Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday, 5–7 p.m. Open Aug. 18 – Dec 16, 2021 If you can’t get to the pantry during regular...

Emma Amador, Ph.D.

Emma Amador, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of history and Latinx, Caribbean and Latin American Studies. Her work focuses on Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans and...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Crimson Days: The Early Story of NIU exhibit

Crimson Days: The Early History of NIU details and commemorates the founding of NIU in 1895. The exhibit runs March 17 - Dec. 5. Come see the exhibit in the...

Student Success Session with Lizett

Attention Current Students -- Have a question? Need advice? Join Peer Academic Coach Lizett Cervantes on Teams for a live chat anytime during this half-hour...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Dissertation Defense - Christina Coclanis-Loding

"Enrolling and Matriculating Adult Learners at a Public Community College." Dr. Carrie Kortegast

1 PM
Virtual Event
Financial Checkup 101

This class will give you a quick overview of all the various financial options/decisions you may face throughout your life. Saving, budgeting, identity...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Korean Corn Dog Fundraiser

Chi Sigma Tau National Fraternity Inc. is selling Korean Corn dog's, the main difference between that and a regular corn dog is it is filled with cheese and...

LLI: Looking Back - Moving Forward

A series of talks by a variety of DeKalb County leaders will inform us of changes and adaptions made necessary by the 2020 pandemic to keep DeKalb County...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Honors Scholarship Workshop: Application Essentials & the Personal Statement

For sophomores, juniors, & seniors interested in applying to fellowships. Attend 4 of the 5 fellowship workshops, view the 5th, and earn an Honors Engaged...

3 PM
Virtual Event
Intuitive Eating Workshop

Take back your joy of eating and learn strategies to heal your relationship with food and your body. An NIU nutrition graduate student will guide you through...

Weeding Wednesdays

We welcome students, faculty/staff and community members to volunteer to help out and work in the gardens. Volunteering and participating in service...

Scholarship Workshop: Application Essentials & the Personal Statement

For sophomores, juniors, & seniors interested in applying to fellowships. Attend 4 of the 5 fellowship workshops,view the 5th, and earn an Honors Engaged...

3 PM
Virtual Event
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Join us for our Harry Potter-themed special dinner, hosted by the NIU Dietetic Interns, from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at New Hall dining. There will...

Orientation Team Informational Meeting

Ready to make connections with incoming students, represent NIU as a student leader, and build community and pride at NIU? Join the Orientation Team! Here’s...

Wellness Wednesday Webinars: Unleash Your Potential: Curious About Cannabis

Want to know more about cannabis? We will share information about the substance and its affects. Unleash your potential and thrive.

5 PM
Virtual Event
Declutter the Emails!!!

Do you find yourself always having too much junk mail in your email and never can find the emails you need? Come and join Alpha Phi Omega as we declutter our...

Joel Sati - Within These Walls, There Are No Borders:  Illegalization, Deportation, and the  Alien as Enemy

Joel Sati will focus on how notions of criminality and carcerality serve as the foundation for immigration enforcement. Sati will also discuss how his...

6 PM
Virtual Event
NIU Esports Logo

Come watch and support your Huskies as they compete in the Esports Collegiate Conference! Games are doubleheaders and will be at 6 and 7 pm every Wednesday...

6 PM
Virtual Event
STEM Café: Plastic Predicament: How Microplastics Affect Groundwater

Our world is in a plastic predicament. Plastics are durable, useful and ever-present. Yet, rather than decomposing, plastics break down into small bits...

Late Night Movies - CRUELLA!

Come join us for movie night! You voted...come watch Cruella! Popcorn and water will be provided. Keep an eye on NIU social media to help vote for our...

Night Paddle

To change things up based on interest, we're offering on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon on Wednesdays at night starting in October. It's still an...

NIU Jazz Faculty Recital

Tickets available online only at https://niumusic.universitytickets.com/w/ Geof Bradfield, saxophone Bobby Broom, guitar Tom Garling, bass...

Wednesday, October 20