Father-daughter CVPA alumni score big on Shark Tank

What happens when you let Huskies into the shark tank? We found out in March, when Lindsey Valiulis Fleischhauer, ’04, and her father Stan Valiulis, ’84, presented their Totes Babies product to ABC’s critically acclaimed and multi-Emmy® Award-winning...

School of Music Sondheim tribute accepting auditions from students of any major

The School of Music and the Opera Department would like to offer an open call for students at NIU to be part of a Stephen Sondheim Tribute. Since the school is online the first week of school, it is asked that interested students submit a self-tape of at least 32 bars...

School of Music takes the show on the road to Indiana

The Indiana Music Education Association Professional Development Conference in Ft. Wayne will have a distinct northern Illinois feel to it this weekend. Not only has Reggie Thomas, Professor and Head of Jazz Studies at NIU been asked to direct the Indiana All-State...

Dan Nichols named Chicagoan of the Year for Classical Music by Chicago Tribune

Dan Nichols, Head of Recording Services in the NIU School of Music has been named Chicagoan of the Year for Classical Music by the Chicago Tribune for the work his multimedia production company, Aphorism Studios has done in the past as "one of Chicago’s fastest-rising...
NIU’s COVID-19 Plan

Protecting the Pack





Huskie Spotlight: CVPA Dean Paul Kassel

Huskie Spotlight: CVPA Dean Paul Kassel

What year did you start working at NIU? July 1, 2016 Where is your hometown? and where do you live now? Geneva, IL Where did you attend college and what degree(s) have you earned? I attended Miami of Ohio and have a B.A. in communications and theatre. I also have an...

2021 NIU Holiday Card Design Contest

2021 NIU Holiday Card Design Contest

NIU President Lisa C. Freeman invites all students to participate in the 2021 holiday card contest. Take advantage of the opportunity to be one of three artists who have their work featured on the official NIU president's electronic holiday card. President Freeman...

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