Event Details

Huskie Hack 2017

Community hackathon to address needs in health and wellness

The premier university and high school hackathon for students in metropolitan Chicago, northern Illinois, and the surrounding states is at Northern Illinois University.

Why hack health and wellness?

Northern Illinois University recognizes that future health and well-being of our region depends upon the focus and skill sets developed by our students of today and those of tomorrow. Integrated and collaborative interdisciplinary events such as Huskie Hack provide opportunities for peer to peer learning while addressing real problems from a 360-degree perspective.

For 24 hours, student hackers and medical experts will explore solution finding to current and future challenges in health and wellness. At the end of the event, they will have the opportunity to present their solutions to regional judges and experts in healthcare innovation.


Niu dekalb

Northern Illinois University - DeKalb
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
DeKalb, IL  60115



Event Highlights

  •  Sign Up for Event

  •  November 4, 2017
  •  11:00 am −
  •  Grade 9 to 12
  •  FREE
  •   Pre-registration Required
  •  Event ends at 2pm on Sunday, November 5. If under 18, parent or guardian permission required via consent form in order to attend event.