Krista Hegburg

Anthropologist to offer ‘new perspectives’ on Holocaust

Krista Hegburg, a program officer in the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will deliver two lectures at NIU during the first week of November. Hegburg, who holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University, will speak

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NIU New Music Festival poster

‘One Breath’: NIU New Music Festival begins Nov. 3

The fifth NIU New Music Festival offers something for everyone. This year features guest artist ensemble the nief-norf Project, founded by NIU alumni Andy Bliss (2004) and Kerry O’Brien (2006). They are joined by incredibly talented colleague ensemble members Erin Walker Bliss,

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“Ancestry Transcending the Oceans: An Exhibition of Madagascar and its Cultural Ties to Southeast Asia.”

Library exhibition explores ‘Ancestry Transcending the Oceans ’

Founders Memorial Library is home this month to an exhibit titled “Ancestry Transcending the Oceans: An Exhibition of Madagascar and its Cultural Ties to Southeast Asia.” The exhibition, curated by anthropology graduate student Anthonie Tumpag and co-sponsored by the Asian American Center,

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NIU engineers grant for study in the Americas

Northern Illinois University and its partner, Universidad de La Sabana, were among eight winners of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grants announced at the Partners of the Americas’ 50th Anniversary Convention. U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde announced the winners

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An NIU Anthropology Museum visitor looks at a burned tent from Haiti.

Illinois Association of Museums praises NIU Anthropology Museum exhibit

The NIU Anthropology Museum has been named recipient of the 2014 Superior Achievement Award from the Illinois Association of Museums in the area of best practices for its exhibition, “Fragments: Haiti Four Years After the Earthquake.” The Anthropology Museum was the only

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Student trip chronicled through social media

Led by Northern Illinois University Director of Federal Relations Anna Quider, four students – Ashlyn Shellito, Jamison Thorne, Nicholas Thomson and Anusha Ravva – are attending the Industrial Physics Forum’s (IPF) conference on Industrial Physics in Emerging Economies in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Follow

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Brazil trip a passport to student career success

They say that the world meets in Brazil, and four Northern Illinois University students are among those doing just that. Ashlyn Shellito, Jamison Thorne, Nicholas Thomson and Anusha Ravva are among those attending the Industrial Physics Forum’s (IPF) conference on Industrial Physics

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