Thursday, February 29

Alebrijes at Founders!

Alebrijes: Magical Beings This exhibit, which will remain open until November 8, presents original Mexican folk art in the alebrijes tradition. It...

BHM Book Display: African Americans and the Arts

Celebrate Black art and Black artists with NIU Libraries. Throughout February, visit the Black Heritage Month book display on the main floor of Founders...

Black Heritage Month

Join us in celebrating Black Heritage Month at NIU with a range of fun and educational events and activities throughout February. See full event calendar

Deadline for Nominations for Supportive Professional Staff Awards

Do you know a Supportive Professional Staff employee who goes above and beyond in their work, who is a positive force within their unit, and who exemplifies...

Virtual Event
Deadline for students to waive student health insurance

Student taking 9 or more credit hours are automatically billed $1,296.00 for student health insurance for spring 2024. You can find out more information...

Northern Ambassadors Application Deadline

Northern Ambassadors have a tremendous and well-documented impact on recruiting prospective students to NIU. Our Northern Ambassadors are a fun, proud and...

Awareness to Action: The 2024 Success Network Conference

Join us Thursday, February 29, 2024, for the Illinois Education and Career Success Network's 11th annual conference, themed Awareness to Action: Promoting...

Dissertation Defense - Maurice Davis

"Learning to Lead with an Equity Lens: A Case Study of a Principal Residency Program." Dr. Patrick Roberts

8:30 AM
Virtual Event
University Writing Center (UWC) Open

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

Ruth Lantz,"Enmeshed", 40'x100", 2022. Acrylic, flashe and silkscreen on canvas over panel.

"Screenic Paradigms" features paintings by Su A Chae, Ruth Lantz and Katie Neece. These Midwest-based artists respond to the current condition of painting's...

Ruth Lantz, Enmeshed, Acrylic, Flashe, and Silkscreen on Canvas over Panel, 2022

"Screenic Paradigms" features paintings by Su A Chae, Ruth Lantz, and Katie Neece. These Midwest-based artists respond to the current condition of painting's...

Dissertation Defense - Suha Dajani

"Mixed Mechanism of Multi-Site Phosphorylation." Dr. Maya Mincheva


MFA Thesis Exhibition Arman Esthiaghi

Good Food

The Pick Museum of Antropology gallery is open 10-4 Tuesday-Saturday. "Good Food" highlights food issues in northern Illinois and outlines what...

Every Body Has A Story: Untold and Dismissed – Eating Disorders in the LGBTQ communities

Come join us to collaborate on a communal art piece, learn about the insidious and complicated presence of eating disorders in our communities, participate...

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2024

This year’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDAW) is scheduled for February 26 – March 1, 2024 with the theme “every BODY is a part of the pack.”

Huskies Building Skills: How can we communicate more effectively with others?

Communication - it's a two way street! It's the forefront of every interaction, from casual chats to high-stakes presentations. Adapting your communication...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Responsible Conduct of Research Series - Spring 2024

Earn a Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) transcript notation! Graduate students can earn a notation on their transcripts that they are certified in the...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Advanced Indonesian Abroad Program Summer 2024 - Application now open!

Application deadline extended to April 8! Advanced Indonesian Abroad CSIS Southeast Asia Program Summer 2024: June 19 – July 31 Led by NIU’s Rahmi Aoyama,...

De La Vega Innovation Lab

Create, innovate, collaborate! The De La Vega Innovation Lab in Barsema Hall is open to all NIU students, staff and faculty at select times each week....


Thursday, February 29, 2024 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Blackboard Ultra offers instructors a variety of useful...

2 PM
Virtual Event
CISLL Writing Retreat

Join the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (CISLL) for a virtual writing retreat.

2 PM
Virtual Event
Communication for Busy Brains

Communication is difficult. But when our brains are as busy as our lives, it can be especially difficult to communicate effectively. But when we appreciate...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Virtual Boot Camp: How Master’s Students Can Land Jobs and Gain Work Experience

Are you a Master’s student feeling overwhelmed by the process of applying for internships or a job? Do you want to gain a competitive edge and stand out in a...

3 PM
Virtual Event
 Huskie Food Pantry Open Session

The Huskie Food Pantry is open to students every Wednesday and Thursday (excluding Thanksgiving week) until finals week at the Chick Evans Field House. If...

Dissertation Defense - Marissa Bamberger

"Psychological Misconceptions and Expanded Refutation: Motivating and Informing Educational Practices to Elicit Conceptual Change One Misconception at a...

4 PM
Virtual Event
Black Heritage Month Lecture: Theodore Foster

Theodore Foster, assistant professor of African American Studies, Benedictine University

NIU International Guitar Concert Series featuring Benjamin Verdery

Hailed for his innovative and eclectic musical career, Benjamin Verdery tours regularly throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Asia, performing at venues and...

The Staff & Faculty - Diesel Bowling League

Who: The league is open to all NIU employees (and their partners/spouses) regardless of skill level! Current league bowlers run the gamut from double...


by Jen Silverman Directed by Kendra Holton "A charming devil arrives in the quiet village of Edmonton to bargain for the souls of its residents in exchange...

Thursday, February 29