Liberal Arts and Sciences

Where are kids hearing anti-feminist messages?

Kristen Myers
Kristen Myers, a professor of sociology and director of Women’s Studies at Northern Illinois University, will present a multimedia lecture titled, “Mean Girls, Manly Boys: Anti-feminist Messages in Kids T.V.” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Room 315 of…

Exploring the unseen West Antarctic coastline

Ross Powell and fellow NIU geologist Scherer recovered sediment from a subglacial Antarctic lake bed.
The coastline, or grounding zone, where the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet atop land meets the Ross Sea, is considered an important piece of the puzzle for scientists working to predict the effect of climate change on rising seawaters, which…

NIU alum named to new Indonesia president’s cabinet

Anies Baswedan
NIU alumnus Anies Baswedan (Ph.D., political science, 2007), president of Paramadina University in Jakarta, has been named minister of Primary and Secondary Education in the cabinet of new Indonesia President Joko Widodo. After receiving his Ph.D. from NIU, Baswedan made his mark as…

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