LLI: Notables

Since our beginning, LLI has featured weekly talks by experts, primarily NIU faculty, in our Notables series. We're continuing that tradition this spring. As always, there will be time for asking questions of our speaker.

March 22
Communicating Data through Visualization
Joe Insley, NIU School of Art

March 29
Reinventing Business: Lessons Learned from Social Entrepreneurship
Christine Mooney, Barsema Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, NIU Department of Management

April 5
Understanding Global Sustainability Issues
Robert Brinkmann, Dean, NIU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

April 12
An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films
Nadine Franklin, Kishwaukee College Theatre Department, retired Please note: the location for this class will be at Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center (BAVC). 

April 19
Trends & Innovations in Food Systems
Bryan Flower, NIU Division of Research & Innovation Partnerships, Office of Innovation

April 26
The Short and Long Economic Impacts of COVID-19
Carl Campbell, NIU Department of Economics
Please note: the location for this class will be at Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center (BAVC).

May 3
Rebuilding Hospitality: The Road to Recovery
Lan Li, NIU Department of Management,
Hospitality & Tourism Management

May 10
Moving in the Right Direction: Sports
Journalism’s Coverage of Women & LGBTQ+ Athletes

Bill Cassidy, NIU Department of Communication

The NIU Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI), established in 2000, is a member-directed group of individuals primarily age 50 plus who enjoy learning in informal, flexible, non-competitive groups and like connecting with peers who share their interests. No grades, no tests – just Learning for the Fun of It.

Tuesday, May 10 at 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM

Holmes Student Center, Heritage Room
600 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

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Community Events

Target Audience

Alumni, General Public






$85 for the entire Spring 2022 term

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