Weekly events: Week of Sept. 13

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Northern Star Staff

Monday

  • Crowe Barsema Meet and Greet Table: Crowe will host an information table in Barsema Hall to discuss internship and career opportunities with students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Barsema Hall’s atrium.
  • The IMAGES from SCIENCE exhibition: series will continue from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jack Olson Gallery in Jack Arends Hall, Room 200. This series is a collaborative experiment that began at the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2002 and aims to explore the boundaries of what is possible using the Internet as its primary voice to identify the world’s most striking images. IMAGES from SCIENCE 3 includes still and moving pictures and animations and illustrations.
  • LAUTERBACH and AMEN, LLP Meet and Greet Table: LAUTERBACH & AMEN, LLP will host a meet and greet table to recruit accountancy students for internships and full-time positions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Barsema Hall’s atrium. 
  • Resume Writing: The Essentials: This workshop will teach students the essentials of a good resume and effective ways to communicate one’s value to their employers. The workshop is from 11 a.m. to noon via Microsoft Teams. For more information, contact Edward Heard, assistant director for Career Services, at edwardheard@niu.edu.

Tuesday

  • BDO Meet and Greet Table: BDO will host a meet and greet table from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Barsema Hall’s atrium to recruit accountancy students for internships and full-time positions.
  • Behind the Post: Relationships Don’t Just Live on Social Media: A workshop will be held from 10-11 a.m. at the Holmes Student Center’s University Suite to talk about the impact of technology and social media on relationships and how they can be used to control a partner or disguise an unhealthy relationship. Attendees will also learn tools they can use to intervene if they see unhealthy behaviors in a friend’s relationship or their own. This workshop will contain discussions of dating and domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. 
  • MATSON DRISCOLL and DAMICO LLP Meet and Greet Table: MATSON DRISCOLL and DAMICO LLP will host a meet and greet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Barsema Hall’s atrium to recruit accountancy students for internships and full-time positions.
  • Refuge and Refugee: This exhibit includes the work of 10 artists that were moved by current events and news reports and used their art to express their shock, horror and critique of government policies and their compassion for people impacted by the global humanitarian crisis, according to the NIU event calendar. The exhibit is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the art museum on the first floor of Altgeld Hall. The exhibit is free and open to the public.​​
  • The Art of Surviving: The Journey of Karen Refugees in Illinois: This exhibit is based on work done by PhD and Masters of Arts students who either lived with the refugee camps along the Burma-Thai Border or who worked with Illinois Karen Refugee communities for the last 15 years. The exhibit is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the art museum on the first floor of Altgeld Hall. The Karen are an ethnic group in southern Burma/Myanmar that has been in conflict with the government since 1949 that first called for an independent state and now calls for representation in the national government. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
  • Nonprofit Human Resources – Real Talk and Big Idea Series: Marlene Walk, assistant professor at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis and Paul A. LaLonde, director for CEDA of Cook County, will speak at the Real Talks and Big Ideas series. The series is hosted by the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies and will take place from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom. For more information, contact Caleb Cox, office manager for NIU, at ccox6@niu.edu.
  • Study Abroad 101: A study abroad adviser will provide a short presentation on general information about studying abroad from 3:30-4:40 p.m. at Williston Hall, Room 417.
  • Finance Investment Introduction: This event aims to teach students more about finances and the stock market. The intro will be from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Barsema Hall, Room 301. For more information, contact Chair of Finance Gina Nicolosi at gnicolos@niu.edu.

Wednesday

  • Innovation Hours: The Office of Innovation will start Innovation Hours from 9 a.m. to noon every Wednesday and Thursday morning in the 71 North Partnership Studio in the Founder’s Memorial Library. Students will get the chance to meet the innovation team and get personalized support for their innovation ideas and projects, no matter what stage those ideas are in. To book a scheduled session, contact the innovation team at innovation@niu.edu.
  • International Admissions Virtual Chat Sessions: The Division of Student Affairs and International Admissions Office will host bi-weekly chats from 9-10 a.m. to talk about the application process for international students, academic programs, scholarships and more. For more information, contact the International Admissions Office at intladmissions@niu.edu.
  • Molex Meet and Greet Table: Molex will host a meet and greet table from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Barsema Hall’s atrium to recruit students for internships and full-time positions.
  • Plante Meet and Greet Table: Plante will host a meet and greet table from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Barsema Hall’s atrium to recruit students for internships and full-time positions.
  • The Huskie Food Pantry Open: The food pantry will be open 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and 5-7 p.m. Thursdays at the Chick Evans Field House. For those who cannot make it to normal hours of operation, contact the Center for Student Assistance at (815) 753-8300 or studentassistance@niu.edu.
  • CODE 1: This workshop introduces opportunities for participants to explore their own unique cultural identities and the identities of others through a series of interactive exercises. Participants will learn general diversity terms and concepts, share their personal stories and identify ways that their identities shape their understanding of the world. The workshop is from 1-2:30 p.m. via Zoom.
  • Stalking: Know it. Name it. Stop it.: ​This workshop will create an open conversation about how people can recognize and stop stalking behaviors from 2-3 p.m. via Zoom. 
  • NNGO Back Together Bash: The Nonprofit and NGO Studies will host a bash with games, food and beverages, prizes and a visit from Mission from 3:30-5 p.m. at the grassy area between Zulauf Hall and the Stevens Building. Students can join to learn more about the major, minor and certificate for the program. For more information, contact the program at (815) 753-4410.
  • Kappa Pi Beta Fraternity Inc. – Study Tables: Kappa Pi Beta will host study tables from 6-8 p.m. at the Holmes Student Center. Students can get homework done, build study habits and learn tips about how to succeed academically in college.
  • Resume Workshop: The Finance Student Advisory Board will host a resume workshop from 6-7 p.m. at Barsema Hall, Room 300. Matthew Benning, business careers instructor, will go over details about how to create an eye-catching resume.

Thursday:

  • KPMG Barsema Meet and Greet Table: KPMG will host a meet and greet table from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Barsema Hall’s atrium to recruit students for internships and full-time positions.
  • CODE 2: This workshop is from 2-3:30 p.m. via Zoom and will discuss how to effectively engage in conversations and resolve conflicts about issues that impact the way they relate to people with different experiences, histories, beliefs, traditions and values that are different from their own, according to the NIU event calendar.
  • Kappa Pi Beta Fraternity Inc.: Kappa Pi Beta and Sigma Lambda Gamma will host a carnival themed social with games, food and prizes from 7-9 p.m. at 433 Normal Road.

Friday:

  • NIU Law Constitution Day Talk: The Constitution Day talk will discuss the Constitution, assess how well the Constitution and the Supreme Court have withstood time and propose how to amend the Constitution and reform the Supreme Court. The talk will take place from noon to 1 p.m. in Swen Parson Hall, Room 170.