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Stevens Building in need of additional work despite renovations

The Stevens Building hosted a grand reopening Oct. 12, but not all of the building’s facilities received the necessary repairs. 

Sophia Mullowney

October 21, 2018

DeKALB — Despite recently completed renovations to the Stevens building, billing $30 million, some issues for its occupants are still present.The state-funded project was initiated in 2014 but was repeatedly halted until completion this past August. The space was increased by 55 percent to 106,000 square feet, ...

Students explore art mediums

Students from the College of Visual and Performing Arts showcase their talents Monday at the second annual Convocation.

Haley Galvin

January 25, 2018

DeKALB — Back for its second year, the College of Visual and Performing Arts brought together all art forms in one celebration at the Second Annual Convocation Monday night in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall.In 2017, Dean Paul Kassel came up with the idea to bring all three sections of the Visual and Perfo...

Paul Bauer to be interim dean of College of Visual and Performing Arts

Paul Bauer to be interim dean of College of Visual and Performing Arts

Northern Star staff

April 24, 2015

NIU President Doug Baker has appointed Paul Bauer, former director of the School of Music, to serve as interim dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts starting May 1.Rich Holly, former dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, accepted a position at North Carolina State University in...

College of Visual and Performing Arts offers summer camps to junior, high school students

Northern Star staff

April 13, 2015

The College of Visual and Performing Arts will hold Summer Art Camps for junior and high school students.Theater, visual arts and instrumental jazz camps will be held. Each summer camp will last six days and will be led by a faculty member or alumnus or alumna.The NIU Jazz Camp and the Junior Theatr...

NIU offers summer camps for high school, junior high students

A group of high school students participating in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming Environmental-Science Camp walk along the Kishwaukee River last summer.

Ian Gough

April 25, 2012

While the semester is ending for college students, learning opportunities are only beginning for junior high and high school students. Starting June 1, NIU will offer numerous summer camps for junior high and high school students. The camps are set up through the office of external programming within t...

Donations welcome to help Keller scholarship blossom

Alex Fiore

November 18, 2010

Sunflower heads are made up of nearly 2,000 separate flowers. These flowers are not particularly impressive individually, but become something beautiful when put together. This can be seen as an apt analogy for the NIU community, who has come together since the death of NIU freshman Antinette "Toni" K...