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International Education Week begins Nov. 11

“Global Communiversity” is the focus of this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins Monday, Nov. 11, and runs through Friday, Nov. 15.
Sponsored by the Division of International Programs, the goal of the week of special activities is to draw attention to NIU’s

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NIU Professor Emeritus Dwight King, left, chats with Indonesian Ambassador Dino Patti Djalal, who presented King with a special award from the Indonesian government.

Indonesian ambassador honors Dwight King

Dwight King, NIU political science professor emeritus and former director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, was honored last month by Indonesian Ambassador to the United States Dr. Dino Patti Djalal.
Djalal traveled to DeKalb from Washington, D.C., to present King with

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Shopping? Phi Beta Delta sells mugs, calendars

NIU’s Zeta Gamma chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, is raising funds for scholarships through the sale of 2012 “International Cuisine in Culture” calendars and cozy coffee mugs.
The calendars feature photographs taken by NIU students, faculty and

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Deborah Pierce named to key NAFSA post

Deborah Pierce, associate provost for International Programs at NIU, has been elected as an officer of NAFSA, the world’s largest nonprofit professional association dedicated to international education.
Pierce will begin serving a three-year term, beginning Jan. 1, as the association’s vice president for

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Annual Parade of Flags marches Friday

Fifth-grade students from DeKalb schools will march Friday, Sept. 16, with flags from more than 200 countries.
The annual Parade of Flags begins at Huskie Stadium, continues east on Lucinda Avenue and ends at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Commons. The parade

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