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Video: Oscar winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis’ 1996 return to NIU to talk with students

Oscar winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis is best known for directing blockbuster movies like the Back to the Future franchise, Forrest Gump, Romancing the Stone, Castaway,...

Longtime costume designer, advisor, and associate dean Melanie Parks remembered for her talent, style, advocacy and wit

Beloved artist, designer, educator, student advocate and administrator Melanie Parks passed away July 28 after a long battle with cancer. Parks came to the NIU School of Theatre...

Banda NIU receives grant from the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation

Banda NIU, an ensemble in the NIU School of Music that honors the tradition of the great Bandas of the western Mexican state of Sinaloa, has received a program grant of nearly...

NIU’s 115th Homecoming is coming up October 3-9

NIU President Lisa Freeman is inviting everyone to attend the university's 115th Homecoming, with a host of events being held October 3-9. https://youtu.be/RTIcvzN0EgM  ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Google Doodle on steelpan has NIU tie-in

Google Doodle on steelpan has NIU tie-in

It's probably not a surprise that when you see an example of steelpan in popular culture that there's a tie-in to the NIU School of Music's Steelpan Studies program. Not only...

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