Huddled in the darkness of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Commons, shivering in a February air more frigid than most January nights, hundreds of members of the NIU family held flickering white candles.
The compassion, devotion to service and thirst for knowledge displayed by the five students lost at NIU two years ago will live on through the recipients of this year’s Forward Together Forward scholarships.
With the Forward, Together Forward Memorial Garden established in September 2009, attendance at the Memorial Center has dropped considerably. The temporary Memorial Center will close Friday, Feb. 26.
The most popular people on campus last week had to be the geologists.
Friends and colleagues of Jay Wagle spent last week recalling the wit and warmth of the retired marketing professor who died Sunday, Feb. 7, at age 63.
NIU’s Department of Physics must have set some kind of publication record last week.
NIU has several activities planned for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, which begins Sunday, Feb. 21.
Composer Morten Lauridsen will begin a three-day residency Tuesday at the NIU School of Music.
Stop throwing batteries in the trash! NIU’s Task Force for a Sustainable Campus Environment (Green Team) will take them free of charge!