Sports medicine seminars

NIU’s February Saturday sports medicine seminars will begin this weekend. “Sports Medicine Clinic for Coaches” is scheduled for 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Feb. 2 at the Inn and University Village, 625 S. Ashland, Chicago. Seminar speakers include doctors, physical therapists, athletic trainers and university faculty members. The fee is $25 per seminar, or $15 each for two or more seminars. To register, call 800-345-9472 in Illinois or 815-753-0277 from other states. The sessions are sponsored by NIU’s physical education department, School of Allied Health Professions, College of Continuing Education and university health service.

OCR offers craft workshops

The NIU Office of Campus Recreation will offer spring workshops in ceramics, jewelry, calligraphy, cartooning, pen and ink drawing, photography and woodworking for $20 to $50. Call Kelly Thornburg at 753-9424.

Nursing home orientation

NIU students and DeKalb residents are encouraged to volunteer at the DeKalb County Nursing home. The nursing home will host an orientation for persons interested in volunteering Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. To register call 758-2477.

Informational session

Anyone interested in applying to NIU’s Colleges of Business or Law are invited to an informational session Feb. 5 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center’s Capitol Room. For details call Andrea Horst at 753-2401.

Farm Bureau program

Al Forristall and Ken Bryant will present a seminar on Feb. 7 about cultural, economical, political and agricultural situations in Brazil and Argentina. The program, entitled “Perspectives on Brazil and Argentina,” will be held at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau beginning at 7 p.m. The program is open to DeKalb County Farm Bureau M and A+ members. Bryant and Forristall will describe Argentina’s economy which has suffered greatly in the last 50 years.