International Affairs announces 11 Cobb Fellowship recipients

NIU International Affairs has announced a record 11 Cobb Fellowships this year. The fellowships will allow NIU faculty to establish new collaborations through travel to international destinations, including China, Kenya, Israel, Madagascar, Myanmar and South Korea. “Cobb fellowships stimulate collaboration across borders

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Asian American Heritage Month to host ‘Uchinanchu’ April 5

OHANA and organizers of Asian American Heritage Month will host contemporary artist Laura Kina to discuss “Uchinanchu: Painting Okinawan Transpacific History and Heritage.” Kina, professor of art, media and design at DePaul University, will present at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in

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“Judith and Holofernes” by Donatello, 1455-1460

Lecturer to talk politics of power, sex in Florentine Renaissance art

Judith Testa, an NIU Presidential Teaching Professor Emerita, will speak at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, on “Webs of Desire and Violence: Power Politics and Sexual Politics in Three Works of Florentine Renaissance Art.” Part of the 2015-16 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars

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Easter 2015 was a double host-family affair at the DeKalb home of Dave Ballantine and Diane DeMers, who shared the holiday with the Haji-Sheikh family and both families’ SEAYLP participants.

Hosts with the most

Cooking together, relaxing over board games, sharing family stories and making new international friendships. That is the essence of the host family experience, as two NIU families know very well. Chemistry professor David Ballantine and engineering professor Michael Haji-Sheikh – and their

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