Events

Thursday, April 8

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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NIU Huskie

This year, with limited ability to gather and organize, students, faculty, staff and alumni are being encouraged to identify activities they can do safely...

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...

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Week

A week dedicated to programming hosted by the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Sunday – Documentary & chapter intros on Instagram (@NIU_NPHC) Monday –...

NBA 2K21 Heat Check

How good are you at playing NBA 2K21? Come and participate in Kappa Pi Beta Fraternity Inc annual Heat Check! This year however will be through the game NBA...

9 AM
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Trends in Employment Law and Collective Bargaining

Learn the fundamentals of collective bargaining negotiations and wage payment requirements for public sector employers with one of Illinois’ leading labor...

9 AM
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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
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APhiG Donation Drive for Sanitary Products

For these upcoming months, the sisters of Alpha Phi Gamma would like to host a donation drive for sanitary/hygiene products which will be donated to Village...

10 AM
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Hateful Things exhibit at the Pick Museum

From Aunt Jemima advertisements to the board game Ghettopoly, American popular culture is replete with racist images. The traveling exhibition Hateful Things...

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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
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SPS Council Meeting (Virtual)

The Council meets on the second Thursday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All SPS personnel are welcome to attend any meeting. All meetings are...

10 AM
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"Queer Futures" Understanding LGBTQ+ Inclusion (Part 1)

Thursday, April 8, 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 1)

Join us for a conversation that matters about LGBTQ+ inclusion on 04/08/21! Participants will learn about LGBTQ+ lived experiences and the nuance inherent to...

11 AM
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"Queer Futures" Understanding LGBTQ+ Inclusion (Part 1)

Thursday, April 8, 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...

Hospitality 320 "Ellington's" served at The Depot

Today, enjoy Pork Tacos covered in Mango Salsa with Lime Cilantro Rice and Churros for only $7.99. All meals are prepackaged for carryout and can be...

Kaltura

Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Part of the Kaltura Academic Media and Pedagogy (KAMP) Series - Masterclasses for Higher Education. Come...

1 PM
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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
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Networking and Building Professional Relationships

Networking and Building Professional Relationships is often a selling point to joining an organization or being successful at a university. It is also...

1:30 PM
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SGA Culture Week: Diversity and Cultural Resource Centers and Programs Trivia

The academic culture centers at NIU provide programs and events that support and engage students, faculty and staff on topics related to their professional,...

Technology Thursdays

Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM The Blackboard Ultra course view the Grade Book is a useful tool for tracking student grades and helping...

2 PM
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**ONLINE** Using LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Preventing Cheating During Online Exams

Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM This comprehensive training webinar delivered by Respondus staff. It is intended for instructors who plan to...

2 PM
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Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer vs Ball State

Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer vs Ball State Streaming Video: http://niuhuskies.com/showcase?Live=4722 ...

SGA Cultrual Week 2021: TikTok Challenge

Apart of cultural week 2021, the student government association want student to still participate. Even though we are still suffering from a global pandemic....

2:52 PM
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Max DuBuisson

Come join the conversation about innovation hosted by the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships in conjunction with NICCS. Max DuBuisson,...

3 PM
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Biological Sciences Graduate Colloquium - Dr. Kateryna Zhalnina

Dr. Zhalnina, Research Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will give a talk titled "Metabolic matching as a tool to control microbial...

3:30 PM
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NIU Huskie

A Series on Connecting to your Community: The Complexities of Homelessness Homelessness is an incredibly complex issue facing our society, and there are...

3:30 PM
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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...

Campus

Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM **ONLINE** This workshop will cover 2021 resume trends and...

4 PM
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Southeastern Wisconsin Educator Recruitment Fair

Join us for the 2021 Southeastern Wisconsin Virtual Educator Recruitment Fair! The fair is free and a great opportunity to interact with multiple schools and...

4 PM
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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
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WGAA LOGO

WGAA's annual Empowerment Showcase will occur once again this year, virtually. Please check out the amazing artwork that has been submitted from NIU's...

5 PM
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School of Nursing - Graduate Colloquium - Lecture

Mr. Richard John A. Villaceran, Register Nurse with the State of Illinois will give a lecture entitled "The Role of teh Nurse Practitioner: Lessons Learned."

Chinese Music Ensemble-Limited Seating

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...

Thursday, April 8