MUST DO: UPI Hosts NEIU’s University Day Th 3/2, Keynote with Ralph Martire at 1:30

UPI – please bring students, yourselves and colleagues to University Day this Thursday 3/2.

All of the events are going to be fantastic. Please get tickets in advance for Cloud 9 in the evening. And make sure you are there for Ralph Martires Keynote “Higher Education: Collateral Damage in the Budget Battle” at 1:30 in Alumni Hall. This analysis will help us understand the costs of under-funding higher ed beyond our campus and throughout the state. Bring your class and consider incentives to encourage students to attend Martire’s talk.

The schedule for the entire day is below. We look forward to seeing you throughout the day!


NEIU’s University Day: Academics/Activism/Arts, Thursday, March 2, 2017

The 82: Community Resistance
a drop-in literary event with student and faculty writers
Village Square 11:00 am – Noon

University Day Keynote Presentation
Ralph Martire, Center for Tax and Budget Accountability
“Higher Education: Collateral Damage in the Budget Battle”
knowledge to help turn protest into political power
Alumni Hall, 1:30 to 3:00

Let’s Talk It Out NEIU – an all-university discussion of the fiscal crisis in Illinois and what it means to our university and communities
NEIU Student, Faculty and Staff Moderators
Golden Eagles, 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9
Stage Center Theater Blg. F at 7:30 pm (also showing Feb. 23, 24, 25, March 3 at 7:30., and March 4 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm)
Cloud 9 takes us on a journey to view social and gender roles across time in Colonial Africa and then a hundred years later in modern day London. What changes and what doesn’t?