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Sarah Stuebing and friend
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...
Isha Vaishampayan and Gabriela Rodriguez (speech-language pathology students) conduct research on children with cleft palates in Mexico through the USOAR grant.
Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research (USOAR) is now accepting proposals from current undergraduates interested in conducting an independent artistry or research project in 2014. Share your idea for a research or artistry project with a faculty member. Once the faculty member has approved your idea, complete a proposal and submit it to [email protected] Be sure to include...
Photo of international flags
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...
Photo of a red velvet curtain in a theater
A delightful midwinter’s night dream, a Steve Martin adaptation of a classic farce and a tender story of a youth coming of age are a few of the plays that comprise the schedule for the Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance’s upcoming 2013-2014 Mainstage Series season. The Mainstage Series will include “The Emigrants”...
Heide Fehrenbach
Tune in Wednesday (Sept. 4) during the lunch hour to WBEZ radio (91.5 FM or online) and you’ll hear Heide Fehrenbach, an NIU Board of Trustees Professor of history, talking about her research. Fehrenbach taped the interview Tuesday with Jerome McDonnell for his global affairs program, “Worldview,” which begins at noon. WBEZ is Chicago’s National...
Pettee Guererro
Through the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET), Huskie Pride is crossing borders and changing lives. Pettee Guerrero, a mechanical engineering graduate student and president of the NIU Society of Women Engineers, left the comforts of summer in DeKalb to bring the knowledge she has gained at NIU to Camp Eureka in Puerto Rico....
NIU President Doug Baker speaks Aug. 27 at a conference organized by the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition.
NIU President Doug Baker, leaders from the greater-Chicago business community and representatives from faith-based organizations gathered Tuesday morning at NIU Naperville to speak out in support of common sense immigration reform. The event was organized by the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition and co-sponsored by NIU, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce,...
Logo of ASP w Katowicach
NIU’s Jack Olson Gallery has announced its schedule of exhibitions for the fall semester. Located in Room 200 of the Visual Arts Building, the Olson Gallery  is the cornerstone of exhibition programming promoted by the NIU School of Art. Its unique mission brings thought-provoking exhibitions to the northern Illinois region and provides an exhibition venue...
Southeast Asia’s eleven country flags decorate the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at last year’s annual Area Studies Open House while Victor Mendoza, left, graduate assistant for the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies (CLLAS), runs a Guess the Flags of Latin America game at the CLLAS tent.
Country flags from Latin America and Southeast Asia will be flying Wednesday, Aug. 28, on College View Court. NIU’s three area studies centers – the Center for Burma Studies (CBS), the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) – host their fourth annual Area Studies Open...
An advocate for human rights in Sri Lanka will visit campus next month to deliver a talk on recent developments in the island nation, which has seen allegations of a broad range of human rights abuses, particularly against ethnic minority Tamils. Skantha Skanthakumar is a founding member of the Illinois Tamil Human Rights Group, which...
Fragments: Haiti Four Years After the Earthquake
The earthquake in Haiti was one of the top five deadliest disasters in contemporary history, claiming more than 315,000 lives. The disaster was also one of the most widely covered events in modern history; international media attention helped raise $5.6 billion in funds in the two years following the earthquake. What happened? Where did the...
Known for her work in education and humanitarian efforts, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand is scheduled to visit NIU in September, when she will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
NIU will welcome royalty to campus this fall. Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand is scheduled to visit the university Wednesday, Sept. 18, when she will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree during a special ceremony at Altgeld Hall. “Her scheduled visit brings great honor to NIU,” says Deborah...
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