Events

Thursday, April 22

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
JobsPLUS Event: Personal Branding 1.0

This is an online module through Blackboard that must be completed by March 31. More information for accessing the module will be sent to you after...

Virtual Event
JobsPLUS Event: Personal Branding 2.0

Join Chuck Howlett, Instructor and Director of the Sales Program at NIU for a Chuck Chat with Adobe on developing a Spark page along with developing your own...

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...

Northern Illinois University Women's Track and Field at Drake Relays

Northern Illinois University Women's Track and Field at Drake Relays Streaming Video:...

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
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Faculty affiliated with NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies will explore topics on the Second Indochina War, popularly known as the Vietnam War. Experts...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Ribbon Graduation Lei

Volunteers needed to make "Ribbon Leis" together. The "Ribbon Leis" will be mailed to AAPI May Graduates along with a certificate of recognition. Dr. Kanjana...

"Queer Futures" Understanding LGBTQ+ Inclusion (Part 2)

Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Join us for a conversation that matters about LGBTQ+ inclusion...

"Queer Futures:" Understanding LGBTQ+ Inclusion Town Hall (Session 2)

Join us for a conversation that matters about LGBTQ+ inclusion on 04/22/21! Participants will learn about major LGBTQ+ inclusionary milestones, and how to...

11 AM
Virtual Event
Students studying

An in-course contract is an individualized project undertaken in a particular class to allow the class to fulfill honors requirements. To begin the process...

11:30 AM
Virtual Event
"Queer Futures" Understanding LGBTQ+ Inclusion (Part 2)

Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Join us for a conversation that matters about LGBTQ+ inclusion...

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...

Preparing Your Gardening for Planting - Part 1

Whether you will be planting flowers or vegetables, there are several things you can do before you plant. Please join Melissa Burlingame, Environmental...

12 PM
Virtual Event
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In this course, participants will get a chance to hear great speeches, as well as learn practical tips for any public speaking situation: overcoming fear and...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Technology Thursdays

Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM The new Ultra Course View is modern and intuitive with streamlined workflows to improve your efficiency. If...

Biological Sciences Graduate Colloquium - Dr. Abel Méndez

Dr. Abel Méndez, Associate Professor of Physics and Astrobiology from the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo will give a seminar entitled “Habitability...

3 PM
Virtual Event
Henry Gordon-Smith

Come join the conversation about innovation hosted by the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships in conjunction with NICCS. Henry Gordon-Smith is...

Faculty Awards Ceremony

Join your colleagues in celebrating the recipients of this year's faculty awards. Board of Trustees Professorships.Presidential Teaching...

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...

Community Cleanup

Don't you hate seeing garbage everywhere? Meeting outside of HSC to walk around Dekalb and pick up trash. gloves and trash bags will be provided, and we will...

Community Cleanup

We will walk around Dekalb and pick up trash. We will go in groups if there are enough people. We will play bumpin tunes!! Trash bags and Gloves will be...

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
Earth Day Alumni Chat

Join us for the second alumni chat this spring as we get to hear from more of our envs alumni and where they're at now, and if there's any opportunites for...

5 PM
Virtual Event
16th Annual Roger and Cathy Kalisiak Athletic Training Alumni Lecture Series

Please join us for two guest presentations. Versatility, Opportunity, and Leadership in the Year of COVID Matt Munjoy, MHA, ATC, Athletic Trainer,...

Earth Day: Paper Beads and Recycled Crafts

Bring your crafty friends to this program, we are going to be getting our craft on! During this program, we are going to learn how to make beads from old...

Heewon Cha, Graduate Orchestral Conducting Recital

The safety of our performers and audiences is of utmost concern and to that end, the NIU School of Music is taking precautions as we open our concerts to the...

campfire

Outdoor Adventures Weekly Thursday Campfires at the West Lagoon / DeKalb, Illinois Update: April 8, 2021 The Campfire for 4/8 is canceled due to the rainy...

Wind Symphony #2 Concert-Limited Seating

Due do Covid-19, you must prepurchase E-Ticket in advance at: https://niumusic.universitytickets.com/ Tickets will not be sold at the door. An E-Ticket...

Thursday, April 22