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Master storyteller Rob Caskie to share his craft on campus, March 7

Embark on an unforgettable journey with South Africa's famed storyteller, Rob Caskie, as he vividly brings to life the extraordinary saga of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition, and learn how he has built a 24-year professional career out of storytelling as he...

Marlon Wayans to perform at NIU in free show for students, faculty and staff

NIU Campus Activities Board and the NIU College of Visual and Performing Arts jointly present An Evening with Marlon Wayans! We are thrilled to invite you to this exciting event taking place on February 15 for a night filled with laughter, entertainment, and...

CVPA students invited to check out NIU Athletics’ Beauty and the Beast meet

College of Visual and Performing Arts students, support our friends in NIU Athletics by attending the unique Beauty and the Beast Meet, Friday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.  Check out the action as the NIU Gymnastics team and NIU Wrestling team will be competing simultaneously in...

CVPA Dean Paul Kassel named to Arts Leadership Council of Arts Alliance Illinois

Paul Kassel, Dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Visual and Performing Arts has been named to the Arts Leadership Council of Arts Alliance Illinois. We’re excited to announce six new members of our Arts Leadership Council (ALC): Christina Bourné...
NIU’s 115th Homecoming is coming up October 3-9

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   Dozens of staff, faculty and alumni are hard at work on the week’s events, which will...

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Support NIU during Huskies United June 22-23

Support NIU during Huskies United June 22-23

Show your support for Northern Illinois University by making a donation during this year's Huskies United, June 22-23. Want to learn more? Check out this video hosted by Kate Drury, a BFA Acting candidate in our very own School of Theatre and Dance....

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Save the date for NIU’s 115th Homecoming

Save the date for NIU’s 115th Homecoming

It's never too early to make your plans to attend NIU's 115th Homecoming festivities. This year's events will be held from October 3-9. We have the oldest homecoming in the state of Illinois and one of the oldest in the entire nation. There will be even more...

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Congratulations to all of our Spring 2022 graduates

Congratulations to all of our Spring 2022 graduates

Congratulations to all of the students in the NIU School of Art and Design, School of Music and School of Theatre and Dance who earned their undergraduate and graduate degrees last weekend. Nina Caliendo received her bachelor's degree in music education, and was...

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Free NIU student tickets for Jazz at the Egyptian, Feb. 5

Free NIU student tickets for Jazz at the Egyptian, Feb. 5

DeKalb's iconic Egyptian Theatre hosts the Fifth Annual Jazz at the Egyptian, Saturday night, February 5 at 7 p.m. The concert features the NIU Jazz Orchestra, Jazz in Progress, the DeKalb High School Jazz Ensemble and the Sycamore High School Jazz Ensemble. Tickets...

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