Audition for STIGMA: a collection of scenes and monologues with etudes and dances

Sabrina Helton, a senior in the NIU School of Theatre and Dance is working on her senior project, a performance piece centered around the theme of suicide prevention. She is inviting other students to audition to participate in the project, STIGMA: A collection of...

Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing available Jan. 10-12

NIU, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the DeKalb County Health Department are partnering to offer our community free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, through Tuesday, Jan. 12.  Employees and students who are not in the...

Johns Fund provides annual support to NIU Art Museum

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and the NIU Art Museum are thrilled to announce the Friends of NIU Art Museum Endowment Fund. This new Designated Fund provides annual financial support to the NIU Art Museum to further their mission of serving campus and...

Narrative art exhibition suite opens at NIU Art Museum Jan. 12

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum opens three exhibitions that consider narrative artwork and imagery Tuesday, January 12. The exhibitions examine artworks’ ability to chronicle or present narrative themes that relay a series of events, subjects, or use...
NIU’s COVID-19 Plan

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Enrollments up in CVPA and at NIU overall

Enrollments up in CVPA and at NIU overall

After months of dire predictions nationwide for fall college attendance, Northern Illinois University announced Tuesday that total enrollment is up for fall 2020. Students are back on campus at NIU, where 8% growth in the freshman class helped the university post...

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