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Northern Today - March 30, 2009

President John PetersPresident launches budget Web site

President John Peters has announced the creation of a Web site where NIU employees can access accurate and timely information regarding the state’s financial plan while debate on that topic proceeds over the next several weeks and months.


Fareed HaqueMagazine’s readers bestow
award on Fareed Haque

Fareed Haque is accustomed to good company.

The critically acclaimed jazz and classical guitarist from the NIU School of Music can routinely attract 100 people to an intimate jazz club or 10 times that number to an outdoor music festival stage.


NIU Concert ChoirNIU Concert Choir to debut
at New York City's Lincoln Center

The NIU Concert Choir will perform Sunday, April 5, at the historic Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, in New York City.


Reality Bytes logoReality Bytes film festival begins

The Ninth Annual Reality Bytes Student Film Festival will kick off this week, showcasing and rewarding the filmmaking talents of undergraduate and graduate students from across the country.


Eugene Perry and Melissa LenczweskiGeoscientists set to discuss climate change, water, science education

Nearly 500 geoscientists will gather this week for the 42nd Annual Meeting of the North Central Section of the Geological Society of America, hosted this year by the NIU Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences.


Pati SievertConference will examine ways to spark
girls’ interest in science, technology

NIU is hosting a conference geared for educators and groups looking to find ways to increase girls’ interests in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).