Events

Tuesday, March 21

Deacon Davis Diversity Awards Deadline

Nominations Sought for Deacon Davis Diversity Awards The Presidential Commission on Race and Ethnicity (PCORE) announces the call for nominations for the...

Dr. James B. Pick/Dr. Rosalyn Laudati Southeast Asia Fellowship

Northern Illinois University (NIU) Libraries has just created a fellowship supporting international scholars who would like to come to NIU to conduct...

Sexual Harassment, Assault and Relationship Experiences (SHARE) Survey

As an NIU student we need your voice. Help the university by taking the next few minutes to use your voice and complete the NIU campus climate survey called...

Virtual Event
Women in STEM Book Exhibit

Visit the Founders Memorial Library and check out one of the books curated for the Women in STEM book exhibit, running through March. The exhibit features...

Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month. The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center has planned many events to celebrate, including: guest speakers, panel discussions,...

bell hooks Essay/Artistry Contest

The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center and Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality invite undergraduate students to share an essay or...

Council on Thai Studies Annual Meeting - Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS: Council on Thai Studies Annual Meeting, October 20-22, 2023 Extended deadline for submitting paper/panel proposals until August 1,...

Dissertation Defense -  Katie Rodenkirch

"Interactions of Sexuality Training, Sexual Awareness, and Comfort with Sexual Discourse in Counselors-in-Training." Dr. Dana Isawi

8 AM
Virtual Event
Navigate Logo

Are you a new user of NIU's Navigate Staff student-success, advising and support platform; or, do you want to learn more about the basics of the system to...

University Writing Center (UWC) Open

Free, in-person and online tutoring is available to all NIU students and staff at the University Writing Center (UWC). You can schedule appointments at least...

LLI: Italian Civilization, Part 3: The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

These lectures serve to complete the fall and winter series on the Italian Middle Ages, providing special emphasis on the art, literature and thought of...

Office 365 PowerPoint Training

The session will cover topics such as: basic terminology, creating a simple presentation, using animation, and recording a presentation.

9:30 AM
Virtual Event
Coping Skills

Come join the Counseling & Consultation Services team as we practice and learn skills for coping with the difficult emotions that can arise during stressful...

10 AM
Virtual Event
Dissertation Defense - Tori Austin

"University Faculty Perceptions of Mandatory Online Training As Related to Training Self-Efficacy, Motivation, and Utility." Dr. Cynthia Campbell

10 AM
Virtual Event
Dissertation Defense - Ankhe Bradley

"Investing in Teachers: Understanding the Relationship Between the Standards Assessment Inventory and School District Spending on Professional...

10:30 AM
Virtual Event
Dried pasta and veggies with the word "Ellington's" written on a wood-grain background.

Today's menu has an Asian theme. Enjoy: Sweet chili pork or chicken.Thai crunch salad with peanut dressing.Japanese rice.Sweet chili vegetables.Japanese...

How to Retire from SURS and NIU

There are still things you will need to do on campus after you have your SURS retirement appointment. This presentation will focus on and teach you the...

11 AM
Virtual Event
International Women's Day Lunch

The Division of International Affairs is hosting a free lunch for students, faculty and staff to celebrate International Women’s Day. Join us for...

Faculty and Staff Pickup Basketball

Join with other NIU faculty and staff for pickup basketball over lunch, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at the Recreation Center. All ages and skill...

Dissertation Defense - Celeste Rochelle

"The Relationship Between Attributes of mHealth App Acceptability and the Likelihood of mHealth App Adoption in 18–19-Year-Old College Freshman." Dr....

12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Respondus

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM This comprehensive training webinar is intended for faculty who...

1 PM
Virtual Event
LLI: A Whole Lot of Shakin’ Going On…and It’s Our Fault

In December 1811 and January/February 1812, the central and eastern parts of our country were really rockin’. It is estimated that there were more than 2,000...

Pitching 101 - (Entrepreneurial Mindset 101 Series)

Part of the Entrepreneurial Mindset 101 workshop series: Students can attend this Pitching 101 workshop to learn the fundamentals of pitching their business...

The Wasowicz Networking Circle – Open Lab Hours

Come to the De La Vega Innovation Lab (Barsema Hall - 204) during open lab hours to work through the design thinking process (Empathize, Define, Ideate,...

***IN-PERSON/DROP-IN*** For Students! Learn to use NIU Navigate Student Academic Planner

NIU students are invited to drop in between 2 PM and 4 PM to learn how to plan courses in Navigate Student Planner, NIU's alternative system for planning and...

Teaching

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM What's the common element in all your courses? You! By enhancing...

2 PM
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. Please email...

2 PM
Virtual Event
poster with pictures of Dr. Adams-Campbell and Chicago skyline

Dr. Melissa Adams-Campbell will give a presentation on her Hainds Fellowship General Education course, "Reading Chicago: Engaging Local Identities"

Open Forum for Candidate 2 — Assistant Vice Provost for Assessment and Accreditation

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

Networking: A Critical Skill for Career Success

A lot of people talk about the importance of networking for your career, but they don’t necessarily talk about how to do it. Consequently, networking can...

3 PM
Virtual Event
Department of History Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Lecture

Dr. Shawna Herzog, Professor at Washington State University, will give a lecture entitled "Negotiationg Abolition: The Antislavery Project in the British...

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
Asian American Studies Spring Lecture Series

Asian Americans in Community Building led by Dr. Linh Nguyen, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, NIU The AAPI community is the fastest-growing...

Mitch working on a bike outside the Adventure Center

Having bike troubles? Stop by and see what we can do to help you out and get you rolling again. Basic services and advice provided including tire change,...

Dissertation Defense - Siyuan Gao

"Materials and Interfaces of Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion." Dr. Yingwen Cheng and Dr. Victor Ryzhov

LEPF Graduate Education Programs Virtual Open House

Interested in advancing your career in education as a school district leader? Join us for a virtual open house to explore programs starting in fall 2024...

4 PM
Virtual Event
AARC OHANA Series: Navroz

Coordinated by: Numa Samani, AARC Peer Academic Coach. Navroz is celebrated annually on March 21 as the Persian New Year. It coincides with spring's first...

Flyer

Utilizing your time and networking as much as possible is crucial when attending academic conferences as a graduate student or early career academic. You...

5 PM
Virtual Event
Procrastination Café

Interested in getting your work done? Come to our Procrastination Café, a focused space for you to set your own goals and complete those assignments you've...

Visiting Artist: Jeff Sippel, Printmaking

Jeff Sippel is currently a professor at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, and former Education Director at the world famous Tamarind Institute of...

NIU Esports: ESC Varsity Overwatch: NIU v. Miami

Support NIU Esports as they compete in the 2023 Esports Collegiate Conference season! All matches are streamed LIVE to our Twitch. Current students can watch...

Tuesday, March 21