Events

Tuesday, April 20

2021 Conference on Undergraduate Research and Engagement (CURE)

NIU’s annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD) and the Community Engagement Showcase (CES) have been formally combined and will now be known as...

Virtual Event
Community College Student Juried Virtual Exhibition

April 2 - May 7, 2021, Northern Illinois University, School of Art and Design 2021 Virtual Community College Exhibit Site...

Virtual Event
ED Talks

EdTalks is a podcast series that connects prospective students to our programs, current students and life at NIU. Please join our conversation and take a...

Virtual Event
NIU Communiversity Gardens

It's that time of year when we have lots of plants ready for new homes. Yay for spring! We are selling houseplants, herbs, flowers and vegetables. A few...

Conducting a Community Needs Assessment

Community needs assessments are a core tool for many programs and initiatives. Do you need to do a community needs assessment to identify unmet and undermet...

9 AM
Virtual Event
Introductory Commercial Card Training

Required training session for cardholders, transaction approvers and proxies who wish to participate in the Commercial Card Program at NIU.

9 AM
Virtual Event
Tune in to celebrate 30 years of WNIJ this April!

89.5 WNIJ-FM is celebrating 30 years of public broadcasting this year — we went on the air April 28, 1991 — and we're asking you to join us! Tune in...

9 AM
Virtual Event
NIU shield

Spanish is the official language of 21 countries. In the US, 41 million people speak Spanish as a first language. 1. Do you want to learn Spanish phrases...

10 AM
Virtual Event
“Very Well, Thank You”:  The Arts as a Means to Well-being

The exhibition investigates the unique role and way the visual and performing arts assist in maintaining social, psychological, and physical health and...

Real Talk and Big Ideas: Social Innovation

Join us for 60 minutes of big thinking and thoughtful debates to revitalize your work day, the third Tuesday of each month from 12-1pm. Each session will...

12 PM
Virtual Event
**NEW - ONLINE** Creative Ways to Use Social Annotation in Your Courses

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM In this workshop, our team will lead participants in a discussion about how collaborative annotation with...

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 stress, and painful emotions in...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Resume Writing – The Essentials

Whether you're creating your first resume or updating an existing resume, attend this one-hour workshop. You'll learn the essentials of a good resume, along...

1 PM
Virtual Event
NIU shield

An introduction to the origins of place names in our cultural landscapes that are evolving both historically and geographically. Selections will come from...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
STEAM Studio: Exploring Careers in Science and Engineering

NIU STEAM Studio offers online afterschool workshops for students in grades 3-12. This class is recommended for students in grades 9-12. This is an exciting...

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
STEAM Studio: Scripting Particle Systems in Unity

NIU STEAM Studio offers online afterschool workshops for students in grades 3-12. This class is recommended for students in grades 9-12. Are you interested...

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
Mission in library

The University Honors Senior Capstone is the final experience for students graduating with Full University Honors. This project involves working one-on-one...

4 PM
Virtual Event
lagoon rentals

We're offering on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon on Tuesdays and Thursdays this spring. It's an easy process. Sign up for a rental time starting on...

Engineering Hour & Virtual Guided Tour

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
OHANA - Leadership Awards

This session is the End-of-Semester/Year Leadership Award Event. The ceremony will recognize participation and leadership contributions to Asian American...

5 PM
Virtual Event
Latinx Community Art Project part 3!

*This is an In-person event limited to current residential students only* We are almost done with the quote! Last year we made this awesome art piece and...

Environmental Justice Conversation

What is environmental racism? Where do we see it in our own town? How do these inequities actively oppress people in low income communities? Join us for an...

Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, and All-University Chorus-Limited seating

Due do Covid-19, please purchase your E-Ticket in advance at: https://niumusic.universitytickets.com/ Eric Johnson, director, Chamber Choir & Concert...

Tuesday, April 20