NIU International Programs

International Education Week begins Nov. 11

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“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 increasing global profile, said Deborah Pierce, associate vice president for International Affairs. “With our…

Study abroad provides ‘priceless’ opportunity

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When senior biological sciences major Sarah Stuebing wanted to conduct an independent research project following her sophomore year at Northern Illinois University, she found a program that would allow her to work at the only primate rehabilitation program in Argentina. But Argentina is a long way from her hometown of DeKalb, and the cost of travel…

Annual Parade of Flags scheduled Sept. 13

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Fifth-grade students from DeKalb schools will march on campus Friday, Sept. 13, with flags from more than 200 countries. The 14th 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 begins at 11:30 a.m. and will complete with a program…

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