In 1998, a University of Wyoming student, Matthew Shepard, was a victim of assault because he was gay. He was beaten and left to die. “The Laramie Project” is the result of Moises Kaufman and his theater company Tectonic Theater Project going to Laramie to conduct more than 200 interviews of the town and university people» View Event
126 S. Fifth Street, DeKalb
NIU’s School of Art and Design presents the spring 2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts group exhibition of undergraduate senior-level artwork. The opening celebration is May 7, however the show formally opens May 2 and runs through May 15 at three area locations. Visitors may view artworks during normal gallery hours in downtown Dekalb’s Gallery 215» View Event
Jack Olson Gallery and Gallery 25, N. 4th Street, DeKalb
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and NIU’s Sexual Misconduct and Prevention & Resources is hosting a variety of uplifting, educational and engaging events to help bring awareness to the problem of sexual violence. Events throughout the month include LGBTQ Sexual Health & Crafts; Bystander Training; and an Evening of Chocolate for Safe Passage. Visit niu.edu/sexualmisconduct» View Event
This annual Honors House event is open to all honors students to help them relax as they prepare for finals. Enjoy mocktails, shrimp skewers, veggie shish-kabobs, Hawaiian chicken, chips & salsa, and activities including sand therapy, coloring, games, puzzles, mindfulness on the beach, beach ball fun, and a visit with Mission the huskie.» View Event
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Campus Life Building, Room 100