Fun events are happening the first week of school, which means plenty of action at the Recreation Center. The entire week features orientations, challenges, classes, competitions, open play and demonstrations. Make sure to bring a friend and check out the opportunities available this week and year round, at every Campus Recreation facility. Visit the Campus» View Event
Various campus recreation facilities
STEMFest is the Midwest’s premier festival for celebrating science, technology, engineering and math. Volunteers are needed to welcome and direct vistors, and assist with setup and tear down. Contact Sara at 815-753-1272 or firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer. See stemfest.niu.edu for more info.» View Event
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
This exhibition suite celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Center for Burma Studies. Exhibitions highlight the iconic pieces from the Burma Art Collection, including some nver before publicly exhibited as well as recent paintings by Burmese artists on loan from the Thukhuma Collection. Exhibition curator Catherine Raymond, Professor of Art History at the NIU School» View Event
The 39th annual Corn Fest takes to the streets of downtown DeKalb. The free festival features an auto fest, a carnival, a bags tournament, live music ($5 Sound Stage entry fee), and of course 70 tons of sweet corn. Visit cornfest.com for details.» View Event
Downtown DeKalb on Lincoln Hwy. between 1st and 4th, Grove and Locust streets.
Learn what it means to be a NIU Huskie fan. Celebrate the different NIU traditions with President Baker, faculty, staff, fellow students, and some of our student athletes. Immediately following the Kick-Off, you’ll head to the field and form a giant “NIU” for a class photo.» View Event
4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.