NIU is hosting a variety of events this week to commemorate February 14, 2008 and everyone is invited. The Forward, Together: Remembering exhibit is open today through the 14th, is a tribute to the resilience of the NIU campus community, includes archival materials as well as items sent and donated to NIU from around the world in the days following February 14, 2008. The exhibit is in the Holmes Student Center, Gallery Lounge at 600 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb.
Other events this week are as follows:
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Feb 9 4:30 PM Community Appreciation Reception
This event is open to the first responders, public safety staff, medical personnel, community members, and university faculty and staff who actively contributed to the…
Feb 9 6 PM Candlelight Vigil
Gather together to light candles and reflect on the healing and strength of our community. This event will include brief remarks by NIU campus leaders. Candles will be provided.
Feb 10 10 AM Reflection Walk
Join us for a 2.14-mile walk “at your own pace” for individuals and groups. The course will wind through the NIU Recreation Center and offer participants opportunities for…
Feb 10 1 PM First Responder Recognition at NIU Basketball Games
NIU community will recognize first responders, public safety, and medical personnel for their service at the Northern Illinois University women’s and men’s basketball games. 1…
Feb 10 8 PM Forward, Together: A Concert in Tribute
All members of the community are invited to attend a performance which embodies the themes of resiliency and healing.
Feb 14 3 PM Laying of the Memorial Wreaths
Gather at Cole Hall as wreaths are placed on the memorial stones at the Peaceful Reflection Garden. The Northern Illinois University community will observe a moment of….