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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...

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....

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...

CVPA alums feature prominently in Netflix’s “Senior Year”

The new Netflix movie Senior Year features Rebel Wilson playing Stephanie, who was injured in a cheerleading stunt when she was 17 only to wake from a coma 20 years later and insisting on returning to finish out her senior year of high school and attend her prom. Mary...
Second annual Thousands Strong event begins Nov. 10 at 5:30 pm

Second annual Thousands Strong event begins Nov. 10 at 5:30 pm

Thousands Strong is an opportunity for alumni and friends to engage with NIU in an exciting, virtual initiative that will increase and expand alumni pride and engagement, and celebrate the impact of philanthropy at Northern Illinois University. This year, this day of...

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Show your support as Huskies United kicks off

At 4:25 p.m., Wednesday, June 23, the NIU Foundation kicks off  Huskies United — a day of giving — when those who love our great university can show their Huskie pride and help move NIU forward. Huskies United centers around four strategic...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2021

Congratulations to the Class of 2021

Congratulations to all of the graduates in the class of 2021. NIU is holding in-person commencement ceremonies Friday, June 3, Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5 in Huskie Stadium. Programs are available online for the June 2021 commencement, May and August 2020...

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Thank you for your support of Curtain Call!

Thank you for your support of Curtain Call!

Thank you to everyone who helped support the College of Visual Arts first crowdfunding campaign. Donations to Curtain Call! totaled more than $2,000 and will help fund seniors in the Schools of Art and Design, School of Music and School of Theatre and Dance for the...

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