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Mark Bradley
More than 35 Ph.D. and master’s students will present their research Friday, Nov. 6, during the NIU History Graduate Student Association’s eighth annual conference. The research presentations, which begin at 8 p.m. cover topics including the language of law; new histories of the American West; constructing histories of health and disease; genocide and the modern...
OHANA!
Students can explore Asian-Americans and diversity at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, during the NIU Asian American Center’s “OHANA!” event. All are welcome to join in “Bridging the Gap” in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. 95 percent of respondents agree that “OHANA!” helped increase their awareness on cultural topics. For more information,...
After 50 years at NIU, the Anthropology Museum has a new name. The newly dedicated James B. and Rosalyn L. Pick Museum of Anthropology honors the generous support of an NIU alumnus and his wife, marking a new era for the museum. “NIU offered me a new and exciting opportunity that led me to my...
Roy Norton
Roy Norton, Chicago-based Consul General of Canada, will speak at Northern Illinois University at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in Room 227 of Barsema Hall in conjunction with International Education Week. For students entering careers in a global economy, an understanding of international trade and the relationship between the United States and Canada might be...
OHANA!
Students can enjoy Halloween activities and celebrate October birthdays at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, during the NIU Asian American Center’s “OHANA!” event. All are welcome to join in the fun in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. Costumes are welcome. “OHANA!” also will acknowledge students whose efforts are “above and beyond the...
HUMAN: The Movie
Filmmaker and artist Yann Arthus-Bertrand spent three years collecting real life stories from 2,000 women and men in 60 countries. Now the first volume of his trilogy, “HUMAN The Movie,” will be shown at NIU at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct, 26, as part of NIU’s 2015-2017 Common Reading Experience. The event will take place in...
OHANA!
Students can explore learn about elevator speeches and how to dress for potential employers at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, during the NIU Asian American Center’s “OHANA!” event. All are welcome to join in “Professionalism 101” in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. 100 percent of respondents agree that “OHANA!” helped with students’...
Three women sitting on a bench
“It’s about an old world dying and a new one being born,” Director Patricia Skarbinski says about the NIU School of Theatre and Dance upcoming play, “Three Sisters,” by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov. Opening Thursday, Oct. 22, “Three Sisters” tells the story of the Prozorov sisters – Olga, Masha and Irina – and their brother,...
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Gregory Barrett, professor of clarinet in the NIU School of Music, performed a recital of works by composers from Finland at the 2015 FinnFestUSA. Barrett’s concert took place Oct. 11 in Buffalo, N.Y. Among the notable members of the audience was Kirsti Kauppi, ambassador of Finland to the United States. Musicians and academics from Finland...
OHANA!
Students can learn about domestic violence and self-defense at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, during the NIU Asian American Center’s “OHANA!” event. All are welcome to join in the event in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. 93 percent of respondents agree that “OHANA!” raised their awareness on domestic violence. For more information,...
Sanyu A. Mojola
Sanyu A. Mojola will speak Tuesday, Oct. 20, at NIU on “Love, Money, and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS.” The presentation, which begins at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room of the Holmes Student Center, is free and open to the public. Mojola, a professor of sociology at the...
Barsema Hall
As part of the celebration of Latino Heritage Month, the Latino Resource Center – in partnership with the NIU College of Business – will host the first Latino Business Panel from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in Barsema Hall 301. The panelists are Raquel Vega, Martha Dominguez, Roberto Carmona and John Rico, three...
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