Events

April 18 - May 17, 2021

Sunday, April 18

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
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...

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
Invasive Species: What are they and how to remove them

From Honeysuckle to Garlic Mustard, we are going to cover, what an invasive species is, how to identify common invasive species in our area, how to remove...

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Bowling Green

Northern Illinois University Men's Soccer at Bowling Green Streaming Video: https://youtu.be/IQj4Q0FEAcI https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=12128

Northern Illinois University Softball at Central Michigan

Northern Illinois University Softball at Central Michigan Streaming Video: https://cmuchippewas.com/watch/?Live=508&type=Live ...

Presidential Commission on the Status of Women Recognition Ceremony

Please join the PCSW in honoring this year's award recipients for the: Outstanding Women and Gender Advocacy Student Award; Sharon Howard: Faculty/Staff Who...

11 AM
Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs Eastern Michigan

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs Eastern Michigan https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=12061

Northern Illinois University Baseball vs Ohio

Northern Illinois University Baseball vs Ohio Streaming Video: http://niuhuskies.com/showcase?Live=3719 https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=13200

A Look on the Bright Side: The Sunny Side of Art with Julie A. Mars

Artist talk and historic look at artworks inspired by the sun and cosmos with Julie A. Mars. Image: Julie Mars. "Flat Earth," 2018. Bead weaving on a found...

2 PM
Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Men's Tennis vs Ball State

Northern Illinois University Men's Tennis vs Ball State https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=12090

bike ride

Outdoor Adventures Bike the Local Trails / DeKalb, IL Have a bike but don't know where to ride locally? Join us to learn about the local bike trails around...

CAB Sunday Funday

Join CAB for a field day full of fun including: extreme acticities, games, free givaways, and more!

NIU Steelband, University Steelband & CSA Steelband-Limited seating

Due do Covid-19, please purchase your E-Ticket in advance at: https://niumusic.universitytickets.com/ Liam Teague, director, NIU Steelband Avery Attzs and...

SUNDAY FUNDAY

Looking to get out and enjoy one of the last weekends of the semester?? Come out for SUNDAY FUNDAY! This Sunday, April 18th from 3-7pm come out to...

Commencement

Come celebrate our spring and summer honors graduates virtually! Please register in advance to get the link.

5 PM
Virtual Event
Student Government Association Senate Meeting

Weekly Student Government Association Senate Meeting. For any questions please contact Brad Beyer at bbeyer1@niu.edu. Members of the public can register for...

5 PM
Virtual Event

Monday, April 19

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
Celebrating Undergraduate Research and Engagement - Huskie Pride Lights

To mark the first day of NIU’s 2021 Conference on Undergraduate Research and Engagement (CURE), the south side of the HSC tower will be illuminated in red...

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
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...

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
NIU Huskie

Huskies Get Hired  is the system NIU students use to find openings for on campus employment, off campus part-time jobs, internships, and jobs for after...

10 AM
Virtual Event
A flier entitled "shrub planting!". Text includes time, location, purpose, and contact information for the event, as well as the SGA logo and a photograph of decorative plants.

The SGA Environmental Affairs Committee will be collaborating with the ENVS and GEOG departments to install groundcover mats and plant shrubs along the banks...

STEAM Studio: Find Your Voice: Digital Media Career Exploration

NIU STEAM Studio offers online afterschool workshops for students in grades 3-12. This class is recommended for students in grades 9-12. In Find Your...

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
STEAM Studio: Kitchen Counter Science: The Lab in Your Home

NIU STEAM Studio offers online afterschool workshops for students in grades 3-12. This class is recommended for students in grades 3-5. Did you know that...

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
 Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Colloquium - Prof. Devin Peterson

Prof. Devin Peterson, Department of Food Science and Technology, Ohio State University Title TBA

4 PM
Virtual Event
Coping Through COVID-19: Sadness vs. Depression

Prioritize your wellness, your mental health, your physical health…Prioritize YOU with self-care! Join our FREE self-care webinar series, called Coping...

4 PM
Virtual Event
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
NIU Jazz Ensemble- Limited Seating

Please purchase your E-ticket in advance at: https://niumusic.universitytickets.com/ Rodrigo Villanueva, director The safety of our performers and...

ASO Informationals

This event will be for non greeks who are interested in learning more about our organization. We will explain our goals talk about our philanthropy and...

7:30 PM
Virtual Event

Tuesday, April 20

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
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...

Conducting a Community Needs Assessment

Community needs assessments are a core tool for many programs and initiatives. Do you need to do a community needs assessment to identify unmet and undermet...

Introductory Commercial Card Training

Required training session for cardholders, transaction approvers and proxies who wish to participate in the Commercial Card Program at NIU.

9 AM
Virtual Event
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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Spanish is the official language of 21 countries. In the US, 41 million people speak Spanish as a first language. 1. Do you want to learn Spanish phrases...

10 AM
Virtual Event
“Very Well, Thank You”:  The Arts as a Means to Well-being

The exhibition investigates the unique role and way the visual and performing arts assist in maintaining social, psychological, and physical health and...

Real Talk and Big Ideas: Social Innovation

Join us for 60 minutes of big thinking and thoughtful debates to revitalize your work day, the third Tuesday of each month from 12-1pm. Each session will...

12 PM
Virtual Event
**NEW - ONLINE** Creative Ways to Use Social Annotation in Your Courses

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM In this workshop, our team will lead participants in a discussion about how collaborative annotation with...

Finding Forward

This is a 4-session virtual workshop for anyone wanting to boost their resilience to respond to life demands, COVID-19 stress, and painful emotions in...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Resume Writing – The Essentials

Whether you're creating your first resume or updating an existing resume, attend this one-hour workshop. You'll learn the essentials of a good resume, along...

1 PM
Virtual Event
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An introduction to the origins of place names in our cultural landscapes that are evolving both historically and geographically. Selections will come from...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
STEAM Studio: Exploring Careers in Science and Engineering

NIU STEAM Studio offers online afterschool workshops for students in grades 3-12. This class is recommended for students in grades 9-12. This is an exciting...

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
STEAM Studio: Scripting Particle Systems in Unity

NIU STEAM Studio offers online afterschool workshops for students in grades 3-12. This class is recommended for students in grades 9-12. Are you interested...

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
Mission in library

The University Honors Senior Capstone is the final experience for students graduating with Full University Honors. This project involves working one-on-one...

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...

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
OHANA - Leadership Awards

This session is the End-of-Semester/Year Leadership Award Event. The ceremony will recognize participation and leadership contributions to Asian American...

5 PM
Virtual Event
Latinx Community Art Project part 3!

*This is an In-person event limited to current residential students only* We are almost done with the quote! Last year we made this awesome art piece and...

Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, and All-University Chorus-Limited seating

Due do Covid-19, please purchase your E-Ticket in advance at: https://niumusic.universitytickets.com/ Eric Johnson, director, Chamber Choir & Concert...

Wednesday, April 21

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
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...

Patricia S. Siebrasse

The Administrative Professionals Advisory Council recognizes the importance of the role of the Administrative Professional and the purpose of this nationally...

8:30 AM
Virtual Event
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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We will discuss Tara Westover's 2019 New York Times bestselling memoir, Educated. It is a riveting book that details her childhood in rural Idaho and unusual...

10 AM
Virtual Event
“Very Well, Thank You”:  The Arts as a Means to Well-being

The exhibition investigates the unique role and way the visual and performing arts assist in maintaining social, psychological, and physical health and...

Wisdom Wednesdays

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM In a book chat, we read the book so that you don't have to! During our next book chat, we will be...

12 PM
Virtual Event
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...

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Since its beginning, LLI has featured weekly talks by experts, primarily NIU faculty. We're continuing that tradition on Zoom, so join us this spring for our...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
LinkedIn Logo

LinkedIn is the premier tool for you to build your professional network and connect to jobs. Through LinkedIn, you can access over 700 million members, 50...

3 PM
Virtual Event
Hanna Garth

Dr. Hanna Garth, Assistant Professor, UC San Diego, is a cultural/medical anthropologist specializing in the anthropology of food, and her work addresses...

ILx Space Technology Talk

Come join us on Wednesdays for our hour-long, virtual Space Technology Talks. Each talk has two speakers who discuss unique space-related topics. For more...

Paint Night

Looking for a fun and free way to de-stress? Join us for a guided painting experience Wednesday, April 21 on Microsoft Teams from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Register for...

4 PM
Virtual Event
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 and Wellness Day

We will volunteer at the Community Gardens for an hour, followed by a guided mediation about reconnecting with the earth. There is parking available, but...

Earth and Wellness Day

Come get your hands dirty and reconnect with your spirit! We will volunteer at the Dekalb Community Gardens, and then partake in a guided earth mediation...

Engineering Graduate Program Info Night

Increase your earning potential and career trajectory by pursuing a graduate degree in engineering or engineering technology. At our one hour virtual...

5:30 PM
Virtual Event
Making the Most of the End-of-Year Career Fair: What You Need to Know

Get ready for the May 4 End-of-Year Virtual Career Fair by attending this online training session. Staff from Career Services will describe what to expect...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Study Sessions for Finals week

Come and study with us! RSVP link - https://niu-edu.zoom.us/j/82106808518?pwd=MlNzamVUZCtCdEYzR0x3Wk1KcEllQT09 Learn more at...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Future Telling: Greening Our Future

Humanity versus nature is one of literature’s classic themes, but somewhere around the Industrial Revolution, we gained an unfair advantage in that battle....

6:30 PM
Virtual Event
Morgan Turner, Senior Bass Recital-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...

Sister Circle

Sister Circles are spaces for women and nonbinary students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds to talk, listen, and simply exist amongst each other. ...

7 PM
Virtual Event
Karlaina Bunn, Senior Saxophone Recital-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...

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 https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=13262

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
"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...

Friday, April 23

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
Information Technology Campus Survey Deadline

As noted in a message to campus on February 15, 2021, the university is partnering with Transforming Solutions, Inc. (TSI) to conduct a comprehensive review...

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...

NIU Finance Among Us Murder Mystery Networking Event

Calling all NIU Finance huskies! Although we can't have an in-person networking event this year, there's no reason why we can't gather online for some fun...

Northern Illinois University Women's Golf vs Mid-American Conference

Northern Illinois University Women's Golf vs Mid-American Conference https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=12100

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

Northern Illinois University Women's Track and Field at Drake Relays https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=13262

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
rock climbing

Outdoor Adventures Rock Climbing at Mississippi Palisades / Savanna, Illinois Climbing? Climb on! Head west till you reach the big ol' Miss and spend the...

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...

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis at Bowling Green

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis at Bowling Green https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=12062

Preparing Your Gardening for Planting - Part 2

Part 2 -Whether you will be planting flowers or vegetables, there are several things you can do before you plant. Please join Melissa Burlingame,...

12 PM
Virtual Event
“Very Well, Thank You”:  The Arts as a Means to Well-being

The exhibition investigates the unique role and way the visual and performing arts assist in maintaining social, psychological, and physical health and...

Senior Design Demonstration Day, College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Please join us for our senior design showcase of the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Northern Illinois University. Join our 72...

1 PM
Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Baseball at Ball State

Northern Illinois University Baseball at Ball State https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=13203

Northern Illinois University Men's Tennis at Western Michigan

Northern Illinois University Men's Tennis at Western Michigan https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=12091

Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Seminar

Dr. Ellyn M. Enderlin, Professor at Ohio State University will give a seminar entitled "Icebergs and Calving Glaciers."

3 PM
Virtual Event
JoAnne Rafalson Memorial Essay Contest Colloquium

William Perrin (M.A., Philosophy, expected 2021), "What Slurs Do Not Mean: In Defense of a Prohibitionist Account"

3 PM
Virtual Event
Northern Illinois University Softball vs Akron

Northern Illinois University Softball vs Akron https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=13150

Department of Physics Graduate Colloquium - Virtual Seminar

Dr. Jimena Canales, Professor at University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign will give a seminar entitled "Science and teh History of Nonexistents."

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
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
Ella Caswell, Graduate Viola Recital-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...

Plant Exchange

Do you have a lot of plants growing inside or around your house? Do you want to trade them for other plants? During this program, everyone will bring their...

Maria Perez, Graduate Cello Recital-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...

Saturday, April 24

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
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 Men's Golf vs Robert Kepler Intercollegiate

Northern Illinois University Men's Golf vs Robert Kepler Intercollegiate https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=12019

Archery

Join this program to learn the basics of archery, how to shoot, and archery safety. This program is for people 7 years and older and takes place outside,...

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
Virtual Open House - April 2021

Join us on Friday, April 24 for NIU Open House. During this online event, you’ll attend presentations about admissions, financial aid and choosing your...

10 AM
Virtual Event
CSA Recital - Cello Students of Linc Smelser

Cello students of Linc Smelser perform solo and with piano accompaniment in their Spring recital.

Northern Illinois University Baseball at Ball State

Northern Illinois University Baseball at Ball State https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=13204

Walk a Mile to Support Survivors

A walk around campus to raise awareness of sexual assault and remind our community that there is never an excuse for sexual violence. Yes means yes, no means...

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...

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs Buffalo

Northern Illinois University Women's Tennis vs Buffalo https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=12063

“Very Well, Thank You”:  The Arts as a Means to Well-being

The exhibition investigates the unique role and way the visual and performing arts assist in maintaining social, psychological, and physical health and...

Northern Illinois University Softball vs Akron

Northern Illinois University Softball vs Akron https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=13151

Northern Illinois University Baseball at Ball State

Northern Illinois University Baseball at Ball State https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=13205

Northern Illinois University Softball vs Akron

Northern Illinois University Softball vs Akron https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=13152

Kylie Little, Senior Viola Recital-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...

Malik Brooks, Graduate Recital-Virtual Only

Streaming to be announced. The safety of our performers and audiences is of utmost concern and to that end, the NIU School of Music is taking precautions as...

5 PM
Virtual Event
Cana Hunter, Senior Violin Recital-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...

Spring Sunset Hike

Want to go for a walk while taking in the scenic views Oregon, IL has to offer? Join us for a beautiful nature hike around dusk and then we will end our...

Sunday, April 25

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
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...

Hummingbirds: Who they are and how to attract them

Do you have hummingbirds coming to your yard? Would you like more hummingbird attention at your feeders? We will discuss the awesome adaptations that...

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
Northern Illinois University Baseball at Ball State

Northern Illinois University Baseball at Ball State https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=13206

Ruoxiao Chen, Graduate Percussion 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...

Northern Illinois University Softball vs Akron

Northern Illinois University Softball vs Akron https://niuhuskies.com/calendar.aspx?id=13153

Alex Martinez-Aviles, Senior Voice 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...

Compost 101

What goes in a compost? What does a compost do? A compost can help enrich the soil your plants grow in. Composts are a great way to help cut down on waste...

Elena Stavropoulos, Senior Piano 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...

Jenny Young, Graduate Trombone Recital-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...

Tony Broniec, Senior Percussion 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...

night hike

Outdoor Adventures Full Moon Night Hike at Prairie Park / DeKalb, Illinois Guided by moonlight, explore the nighttime woods, learn about nocturnal critters...

Commencement

The Senior Capstone is due the Sunday before finals begin (by 11:59 p.m. CT). Students must submit a PDF of their capstone and faculty signed approval page...

11:59 PM
Virtual Event

Monday, April 26

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
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...

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
Dissertation Defense - Lesley Zimmerman-Cooper

"Assessing Faculty Perceptions of a Guided Pathways Model." Dr. Gudrun Nyunt and Dr. Carrie Kortegast

11 AM
Virtual Event
NIU Autism Caregiver Group Coffee Chat

The NIU Autism Caregiver Group is virtual this year! If you would like to join our Caregiver Coffee Chat, please RSVP by emailing Allison Gladfelter at...

11 AM
Virtual Event
Perfecting Your Interview Skills

Finding yourself considering a new career path? After reviewing and updating your resume, it’s time to think about the interview. This session will guide you...

2 PM
Virtual Event
LinkedIn Logo

LinkedIn is the premier tool for you to build your professional network and connect to jobs.  Through LinkedIn, you can access over 700 million members, 50...

3:30 PM
Virtual Event
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
Body as Nature, Body as Instrument: an intersection of movement, place, and process

Mid-pandemic Movement Etudes performed by SOTD students and examined by Kendra Holton, associate professor of movement.

5 PM
Virtual Event
Wenjun Xia, Graduate Piano Recital-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...

David Weaver, Senior Trumpet Recital-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...

Tuesday, April 27

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
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...

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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Spanish is the official language of 21 countries. In the US, 41 million people speak Spanish as a first language. 1. Do you want to learn Spanish phrases...

10 AM
Virtual Event
“Very Well, Thank You”:  The Arts as a Means to Well-being

The exhibition investigates the unique role and way the visual and performing arts assist in maintaining social, psychological, and physical health and...

Developing Your Nonprofit's Values, Vision, and Mission

Articulating the vision and mission of your organization are crucial first steps in developing powerful and aligned strategic and organizational plans. Learn...

11 AM
Virtual Event
NIU Online RN to BS in Nursing Webinar

During this virtual event, you will: Learn more about the program structure and how it is designed to focus on developing in-demand skills and providing...

12 PM
Virtual Event
Teaching Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Whether you’re having students reply to your syllabus with funny GIFs or asking them to create videos in...

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An introduction to the origins of place names in our cultural landscapes that are evolving both historically and geographically. Selections will come from...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Teaching Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Rubrics can help you grade more objectively, save grading time, and assist students in completing...

Work-life Balance during COVID-19: Results of an NIU Campus Survey

Members of the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women will share results of an NIU survey about work-life experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic....

3 PM
Virtual Event
LinkedIn Rockstars Live for Graduate Students

Join LinkedIn for the next live event where they will dive into the process of setting yourself apart and preparing for Graduate or PhD programs-using and...

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...

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
Arts-based Engagement and Communication Activities 

Presentation on the NIU College of Health and Human Sciences arts-based work with stroke and dementia patients given by Jamie Mayer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP,...

5 PM
Virtual Event
Avery Attzs, Graduate Steelpan Recital-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...

Noel Streacker, Graduate Percussion 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...

Wednesday, April 28

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
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...

I.T. Security – Understanding how to Defend Your Organization’s Network

This workshop is designed for leaders who consider themselves ‘non-technical or semi-technical’. This session is a must for those that lead organizations...

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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We’ll continue the coffee-and-chat sessions that LLI members enjoyed this winter with an added twist. Some weeks will be purely social, other weeks may...

10 AM
Virtual Event
“Very Well, Thank You”:  The Arts as a Means to Well-being

The exhibition investigates the unique role and way the visual and performing arts assist in maintaining social, psychological, and physical health and...

Wisdom Wednesdays

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM At the end of the semester, there is a short window to calculate grades and submit them by the due date....

11 AM
Virtual Event
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...

Dissertation Defense - Scott Latiolais

"Sociodemographic Factors Influencing Choice of Career Training Program: An Analysis of Washington State Technical Colleges." Dr. Xiaodan Hu

1 PM
Virtual Event
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Since its beginning, LLI has featured weekly talks by experts, primarily NIU faculty. We're continuing that tradition on Zoom, so join us this spring for our...

1:30 PM
Virtual Event
ILx Space Technology Talk

Come join us on Wednesdays for our hour-long, virtual Space Technology Talks. Each talk has two speakers who discuss unique space-related topics. For more...

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
Wednesday Night Wisdom: Empowering Women and Gender Equity

A famous television commercial touted of women, “You’ve come a long way, baby!” But have they? Join the next NIU College of Business Wednesday Night Wisdom...

6 PM
Virtual Event
No Meeting- See You Next Fall!

No meeting, but Join Dream Action in Fall 2021, follow us on social media, sign up for weekly emails once club starts next fall, have a great summer! ...

6 PM
Virtual Event
Kaitlin Lambert, Graduate Trombone Recital- 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...

Astronomy Night Hike

Join us in celebrating Astronomy Day by going on a nighttime adventure through the Lorado Taft woods! We will walk through the forest learning about the...

Chamber Music Recital-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...

Thursday, April 29