Events

Wednesday, April 13

Asian American Heritage Month

April is Asian American Heritage Month. The Asian American Resources Center and partners across campus have planned a variety of events throughout the month,...

Decorative. Color photo of coyote in snow.

For the past 10 or more years, Michael Day (professor of English and director of the First-year Composition Program) has walked along the Kishwaukee River...

Mind Body Bingo Card

During the month of April, complete the Mind and Body Bingo card to win prizes. Mark 5 squares in a row to win a "Bingo" and receive an NIU Rec Blender...

Voices of Belonging Exhibit

Voices of Belonging is an interactive audio exhibit that aims to deepen our communiversity understanding of belonging and othering by exploring lived...

Biennial NIU School of Art and Design Faculty Art Show

EXTENDED THROUGH MAY 14 (Closed during NIU Spring Break March 13-20) Shown every two years, this invitational exhibit features recent artwork and...

Making Sense of and Understanding Why We Get Angry

Anger is a peculiar emotion which we all must deal with from time to time. But do you know why we find ourselves dealing with anger? This training will...

10 AM
Virtual Event
BookChat

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM In a book chat, we read the book so that you don’t have to!...

11 AM
Virtual Event
welcome everyone to the Huskie Closet spring 2022

An initiative of the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies, the Huskie Closet provides free clothing for NIU students. Students are also invited to donate...

IDEA Survey Day

Free lunch, prizes, and an opportunity to take your IDEA Survey. All students and employees are welcome. About the IDEA Survey NIU is currently...

Navigate Tabling Event

Tabling event to inform students and spread awareness about Navigate. Our student ambassadors will be able to answer questions and help students download the...

NIU Huskie

Come Study with the TRIO Student Support Program.

Huskie Food Pantry

The Huskie Food Pantry is open to all NIU students at the Chick Evans Field House. Students should bring their OneCards. Entrance into the Food Pantry is...

Business Law Society Fireside Chat Series: Breaking Into Big Law

Please join BLS on Wednesday, April 13, at noon for Breaking Into Big Law, the second installment of our Fireside Chat Series with 2019 NIU Law Alum Keti...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Department of Economics Graduate Colloquium - Seminar

Dr. Donghwa Shin, Professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will give a seminar entitled "TBD"

Strategies for Finding Internships and Jobs

Interested in putting your skills and academic preparation to work? Learn the basics of the internship and job search process. This workshop focuses on how...

12 PM
Virtual Event
teal and white background with a white pad with pink sequins on it and text under it that reads, "Period Project at NIU"

Stop by to learn more about the Period Project at NIU and how you can get involved! We will provided free bags of tampons and pads.

LLI: Nature Around Us

Join columnist Pam Otto on a good-natured exploration of household habitats. Learn about the common insects, spiders and assorted arthropods that dwell...

Make and Take Series: Air Plants

Come join Student Involvement in our Make and Take Series on Wednesday's from 1 to 4 p.m. Student Involvement will be providing air plants! Event will go...

Engineering Job & Internship Fair - Virtual

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

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Open Discussion with RR Donnelly, NIU's Print Service Provider

Questions about printing services? Confused by the new print storefront? Suggestions for improvement? RR Donnelley (RRD) — NIU’s new preferred print partner...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Rape Culture IRL

Rape culture permeates our everyday lives. Join us to have an open discussion about what rape culture is, how it presents in our culture, and how we can...

LinkedIn Photobooth hosted by Institutional Communications

Insititutional Communications is hosting three photobooth sessions during the month of April. Faculty, staff and students are invited and encouraged to take...

plant and spade with orange background

The NIU Communiversity Gardens have been hard at work planning for the 2022 season! We welcome students, faculty, staff and community members to volunteer...

Northern Illinois University Softball at Valparaiso

Northern Illinois University Softball at Valparaiso TV: ESPN+ Streaming Video: https://www.espn.com/watch/player/_/id/e8bbeb9b-bce0-4074-b326-e9bd5702ada8 ...

Vice President for Student Affairs Open Forum - Candidate 4

The campus community has the opportunity to participate in a series of open forums where they can meet and ask questions of the finalists for the position of...

Students studying

Students may choose to enroll in a University Honors course through an In-Course Contract (ICC) when there is neither an available Honors course nor a...

4 PM
Virtual Event
kayaks, canoe, SUP with hourly lagoon rentals text

We're offering our on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon on Wednesdays for the spring season starting April 6. It's an easy process — just sign up for a...

person working out

Don't skip leg day! This class will combine lower body movements and cardio exercises. The focus will be on strengthening the lower body using external and...

workout group

Hold, pulse and stretch your muscles in this full-body barre workout that focuses on strengthening and lengthening your body while focusing on posture and...

4:30 PM
Virtual Event
School of Nursing - Graduate Colloquium - Lecture

Dr. Barbara St. Marie, Pofessor at University of Iowa will give a lecture entitled "Managing Pain in People on Medication for Opioid Use Disorder."

The Gateway--Brewing A Supply Chain: The Business Dawgma Beer

For this episode, The Gateway will explore the creative and unique industry of craft brewing and distilling. The craft industry has reached an all-time high...

5 PM
Virtual Event
people in cycling class

Pedal through hills, sprints and more on a stationary bike. Exciting music and a challenging workout will help improve endurance, speed, and cardiovascular...

girls working out

Do you know what the biggest muscle in your body is? If you said glutes (gluteus maximus), you would be correct! This class is designed to target your...

Priscilla Solis Ybarra: "Critical Meditations on Abundance, Abolition Feminist Aesthetics and Accountability"

Priscilla Solis Ybarra, associate professor, English, University of North Texas. In this lecture, Professor Ybarra will reflect on the idea of wilderness and...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Chinese Music Ensemble

Under the direction of well-known pipa (Chinese lute) master Wei Yang, NIU Chinese music ensemble will perform a concert of traditional Chinese silk and...

STEM Café: The Labor Shortage — Legal, Gender, Economic and Management Perspectives

Why is there a labor shortage right now, and how does the nature of work change in turbulent times? Hear from a panel of experts who will weigh in about...

6:30 PM
Virtual Event
MFA/BFA Actor Showcase - School of Theatre and Dance

The Meisner-based, classically trained actors of the NIU School of Theatre and Dance present contemporary scenes and monologues in this free showcase. The...

Reality Bytes Festival

Reality Bytes is an independent student film festival that is hosted by the NIU Department of Communication. All films are shorts and are made by students...

Wednesday, April 13