Jul 02

What is a “RED RIOT”?

“Red Riot” is the student organization of athletic supporters from Northern Illinois University who come together in force (like a “riot”, albeit in a fun way!), to support NIU and the NIU athletes.  The group are known for “over the top” ways of showing their support from painted faces, crazy-wild costumes, and just about anything else fun that will demonstrate school spirit. Red Riot will always be there to demonstrate NIU student support for all our athletes in a variety of sports.

Apr 27

Tested Advice For Cooking Delicious Meals Without Gluten

Cooking is a regrettable necessity in some people’s eyes. Yet, cooking can be an enjoyable activity. Learning to cook at home more can also lead to increased health. A good cook will always continue to learn new and innovative methods, and the following information will help you learn more about cooking as well.

Apr 26

Picking Out The Right Kind Of Jewelry For A Gift

Have you ever wondered what is missing when you look at your reflection in the mirror? Your colors all match, and your shoes are divine. However, something is just not there. Jewelery is always the answer to your problem. Just one aptly chosen piece of jewelry will make your outfit complete.

Apr 25

Massage Tips And Tricks For Novices And Pros

Do you want to learn the techniques in finding a good massage? Would it be a great thing to provide your significant other with an excellent healing massage in the comfort of your own home? If you’re answering yes, then you should continue reading. These tips can help you learn all about massage therapy.

Apr 24

Huskies fall to Buffalo in semis again

DeKALB – The result was painfully familiar for the Northern Illinois men’s tennis team.

Apr 24

NIU hires new cross country coach

Northern Illinois announced it had hired Adrian Myers to be the new coach for the Huskies’ women’s cross country team.

Apr 23

Discover The Secrets Of Internet Marketing With These Tips.

The future of the advertising field is Internet marketing, so it’s not going anywhere. Follow these tips and you will be on your way to owning a successful business.

Apr 23

Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Real Estate Sale

Have an idea of what is going to make you the most profit when you decide you want to sell your home. This article can help with these fairly confusing factors.

Apr 20

NIU football’s Lemon suspended indefinitely

DeKALB – Northern Illinois redshirt senior linebacker Rasheen Lemon was suspended indefinitely after being arrested by DeKalb police and charged with domestic battery and unlawful restraint on April 12.

Apr 18

NIU football team helps relief effort in Fairdale

DeKALB – Northern Illinois defensive lineman Ty Harmston said he saw part of his own hometown in Fairdale.

Apr 16

Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day coming April 21

Katy Voight, sophomore history and German major, presents her “Images of Women in Post-Nazi Germany” project during the 2014 URAD.

Katy Voight, sophomore history and German major, presents her “Images of Women in Post-Nazi Germany” project during the 2014 URAD.

NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host the sixth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD) from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center.

Undergraduate students who have participated in faculty-mentored research or artistry projects will showcase their work at URAD.

This includes independent study, capstone projects, Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research, Undergraduate Research Assistantships, Summer Research Opportunities Program, Research Rookies, Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program or any other related research or artistry projects.

In addition to the traditional poster, exhibit and digital media display options, students also will present their work in 15-minute oral presentation sessions on the second floor of the Holmes Student Center.

Students will present their research and artistry projects throughout the day.

Sophomore chemistry major Sterling Pollard presents his “Fragment Based Drug Discovery Analog Activity with respect to the MEP Pathway” project during the 2014 URAD.

Sophomore chemistry major Sterling Pollard presents his “Fragment Based Drug Discovery Analog Activity with respect to the MEP Pathway” project during the 2014 URAD.

Schedule

Poster sessions in the ballroom

  • Session 1: 9 to 10:15 a.m.
  • Session 2: 10:15 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Session 3: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Session 4: 12:45 to 2 p.m.
  • Open session: 2 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Award ceremony: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Oral sessions in Illinois, Lincoln and Heritage South rooms (second floor of the HSC)

  • Session 1: 9 to 10:15 a.m.
  • Session 2: 10:15 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Session 3: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

In addition, the second annual Community Engagement Showcase also is taking place from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center.

Current NIU undergraduate who have participated in community-based service or research, including work completed during a service learning course, internship or student organization, including Huskie Alternative Breaks, Huskie Service Scholars and Sophomore Days of Service, will spotlight their work.

The program booklet with student presenters and abstracts for both URAD and CES is available online.

Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (815) 753-8154 or email engage@niu.edu.







































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