Mobile Musyc

Mobile Musyc

Our Bright Futures series continues next week with Mobile Musyc. This event will travel to each of our partner libraries to share with children the Musyc app that combines music and science. No need to bring your own device – we have that covered. Join us!

Explain It! Video Competition

Explain It!

Start thinking now about what STEM concept you might want to explore in a video form! Go it alone, with a few friends, or as a whole class. Aspiring filmmakers in grades K-12 are encouraged to participate. Read all the details and make sure your entry fun and accurate! We’re looking forward to seeing you…

Desire to Get Hired?

Desire to Get Hired?

The Teacher Mentoring and Induction team offered a webinar last week titled Desire to Get Hired? Top Tips for Successfully Securing a Teaching Position. A panel of four administrators provided useful tips for securing a teaching profession. Missed the webinar?  No problem!  You can view a recording of the Webinar on the SmartSpace@NIU site. Visit the site…

Maze Runner at NIU

Hear James Dashner live!

STEM Read presents James Dashner April 9, 2014 1 PM to 2 PM NIU’s Altgeld Auditorium (Balcony Seating) Join NIU STEM Read for a conversation with author James Dashner. Dashner is the creator of the best-selling YA series The Maze Runner, which is also being adapted as a major motion picture. He will discuss his work…

NIU STEM Outreach

Summer Camps!

Registration is now open for all of our STEM Summer Camps! STEM Outreach camps for 2014 include Engineering Amusement (middle school) Exploring STEM through Art, Nature, or Waterbotics (middle school) STEM Career Explorations - health care, engineering, STEM, and video game design (high school) New in 2014 Exploring STEM through Chemistry or Lego Robotics(middle school) Preventing the Robopocalypse (high school)…