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North Central hosts symposium about water usage and conservation

The public is invited to hear national, regional, state, local and Canadian officials discuss water usage and conservation at a symposium April 15.

The public is invited to hear national, regional, state, local and Canadian officials discuss water usage and conservation during a symposium April 15 at North Central College.

Student showcases his photographs in solo exhibit, "Toes"

North Central College junior Timothy Whitney will present a series of digital photographs in a solo exhibit titled "Toes."

North Central College junior Timothy Whitney will present a series of digital photographs in a solo exhibit titled "Toes." His work explores the peculiarities of peoples' toes.

The free exhibit runs April 4 through May 6 at the College's Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., Naperville. Whitney will greet visitors during a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 7.

China's Consul General to Chicago to speak April 7

North Central College welcomes Huang Ping, the Consul General of China to Chicago, to speak on its Naperville campus Wednesday, April 7.

North Central College welcomes Mr. Huang Ping, the Consul General of the People's Republic of China to Chicago, to speak on its Naperville campus Wednesday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the College's Koten Chapel at Kiekhofer Hall, 329 E. School St.

He will discuss the state of China today. His talk is free and open to the public.

Students build houses, serve communities during spring break

During North Central College's spring break, nearly 80 students and staff members are traveling across the country and around the world to serve others.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

March 17, 2010--During North Central College's spring break, March 17 to 28, nearly 80 students and staff members are traveling across the country and around the world to serve others.

The 1924 murder that shocked Chicago told in "Never the Sinner"

In "Never the Sinner," Clarence Darrow chooses to defend two infamous killers, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, who commited the "crime of the century."

John Logan's remarkable play "Never the Sinner" will be staged at North Central College April 22-25. The adult drama explores justice, mercy, the value of human life, callous criminal conduct, sexuality and other issues that remain part of public discourse.

North Central named to President's Community Service Honor Roll

Volunteer efforts by North Central College students, faculty and staff are being recognized by a federal agency.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Feb. 25, 2010—Volunteer efforts by North Central College students, faculty and staff are being recognized by a federal agency that leads President Barack Obama's national call to service initiative, United We Serve.

North Central has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

Senior musical "Pippin" bursts with show-stopping songs and dance

North Central College students will present "Pippin," a hip, tongue-in-cheek fairy tale.

North Central College students will present "Pippin," a hip, tongue-in-cheek fairy tale and winner of 11 Tony Awards by Oscar-winning composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz. Four performances will be staged at 7:30 p.m. March 4, 5 and 6, and at 2 p.m. March 7 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adult and $10/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469). The story of "Pippin" takes place once upon a time, when a young prince Pippin longs to discover the secret of true happiness and fulfillment.

College presents British rock band tribute One Night of Queen March 20

Fans of the British rock group Queen can relive the band’s powerful live performances at the concert tribute One Night of Queen.

Fans of the British rock group Queen can relive the band’s powerful live performances March 20 when North Central College presents the concert tribute One Night of Queen. One Night of Queen will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 20, in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $40, $30 and $25; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469). One Night of Queen recreates and celebrates the music of the British rock band Queen. The show is performed by Gary Mullen and his band The Works with fantastic staging, lighting and effects.

Exhibit features works by winners of Naperville's Riverwalk Fine Art Fair

A group show featuring works by three contest winners will be featured March 5 through April 9 at North Central College’s Schoenherr Art Gallery.

A group show featuring works by three winners of the Naperville Art League’s annual Riverwalk Fine Art Fair will be featured March 5 through April 9 at North Central College’s Schoenherr Art Gallery. “Vibrant Moods: Visions from Riverwalk Fine Art Fair Award-Winning Artists” features paintings by Pamela Hart of Naperville, Bob Koch of Naperville and Michael McKee of Wheaton. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Schoenherr Art Gallery at the Fine Arts Center is located at 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. The exhibit will be open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m.

Political science professor awarded grant to research race issues

The National Science Fondation awarded Stephen Maynard Caliendo, associate professor of at North Central College, and his partner a grant for a study on race.

Stephen Maynard Caliendo, associate professor of political science at North Central College, and Charlton McIlwain of New York University have been awarded a $21,000 grant by Time-Sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (TESS) and funded by National Science Foundation for their project, “The Effects of Racial and Racist Appeals on White Voters.”

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