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international honor society
NIU’s own Zeta Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, is conducting elections to membership in the society, as well as for officers.  Phi Beta Delta is the first honor society dedicated to recognizing scholarly achievement in international education. As an intergenerational organization, the society recognizes and honors three categories...
book jacket
NIU history professor Eric Jones has a written a new book that explores the development of modern social and legal relationships of Asian women in the Dutch colony of Batavia-Jakarta, modern-day Indonesia. Jones will deliver a talk on the book – titled “Wives, Slaves, and Concubines: A History of the Female Underclass in Dutch Asia”...
Logo of Mortar Board Senior Honor Society
The Pleiades chapter at NIU was among the outstanding chapters honored for its excellence at the 2010 Mortar Board National Conference held in July in Chicago. The group was one of 77 chapters to receive the Silver Torch Award, presented to chapters meeting chapter management standards while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service....
MAP-Works logo
Attention, freshmen: NIU has created an exciting new program called MAP-WORKS. MAP-Works is a web-based survey tool designed to assist new freshmen with their transition into college life and to help them understand the steps necessary to persist towards graduation. Beginning last week, and continuing periodically throughout your freshmen year, you will be e-mailed a link to an...
Wolfgang David
NIU’s School of Music will host a concert featuring guest artists Wolfgang David (violin) and David Gompper (piano) at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, in the Recital Hall of the Music Building, 300 Lucinda Ave. The program will feature works by living composers Gompper, Bruce Adolphe and School of Music faculty member David Maki. Also...
NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies is seeking host families in DeKalb County to extend hospitality to 28 high school-aged students and seven educators from Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. Host families are needed to open their homes for 12 days, from Sunday, Oct. 31, through Thursday, Nov. 11. The three-week training program (held...
Engage
NIU faculty members are encouraged to add their own projects and engaged learning activities to the ENGAGE!. By doing so they will will increase their visibility with students, colleagues, and potential partners. The website also enables faculty to share best practices, find collaborators, and connect with resources. Contributors will also be placing excellent learning opportunities where students can find them.
Logo of Mortar Board Senior Honor Society
NIU’s chapter of the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society will launch a new NIU alumni group with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1. The group plans to meet three to four times per year to network, socialize, support the local collegiate chapter and provide programs of interest to Mortar Board alumni. All ideas and suggestions for...
Clare College Chapel Choir
The Clare College Chapel Choir will perform a free concert of English choral music at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU School of Music. Under the direction of Timothy Brown, this world-renowned choir from Cambridge, England, will presents works by Renaissance masters such as Christopher Tye, Thomas Tomkins and...
Photo of student conducting research
Are you interested in traveling to another country? Is there a topic you have always wanted to learn more about? Do you want to work with a faculty mentor to conduct exciting undergraduate research? Plan to attend USOAR informational sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, or Thursday, Oct. 7, in Holmes Student Center Room 405...
Undergraduate Research Day 2010
NIU now has an Enhanced Institutional Membership to the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). This means that any faculty, student or staff associated with NIU can join CUR at no additional cost. This membership includes an electronic subscription to CUR Quarterly. Becoming a member is easy. Go to https://cur.networkats.com/members_online/members/newmember.asp and enter your name, title and then...
All in the Timing
A dizzying display of wordplay lies at the heart of the NIU School of Theatre and Dance’s first production of the season, opening Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Stevens Building O’Connell Theatre. “All in the Timing” consists of six humorous acts that are each an independent play.  According to the School of Theatre and Dance...
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