SarahEmily Lekberg and Matthew Ropp

NIU students in music, communication win prestigious Fulbright grants to Southeast Asia

Two NIU students have won prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Grants to teach in Southeast Asia. SarahEmily Lekberg, an Indianapolis native who will earn her master’s degree from NIU in world music this summer, will begin a 10-month teaching assignment in August at

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Layli Miller-Muro

Noted advocate for immigrant women to receive honorary NIU doctorate at May 10 graduation

NIU will confer an honorary doctoral degree this spring to Layli Miller-Muro, founder and executive director of the Tahirih Justice Center. Miller-Muro will receive her honorary doctorate during the Graduate School commencement ceremony, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, in the

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Fareed Haque

Guitar great Fareed Haque, Mathew Tembo to perform benefit concert for Kenyan girls’ school

NIU School of Music professor and guitarist extraordinaire Fareed Haque and NIU School of Music graduate student and Afro-pop musician Mathew Tembo will perform a benefit concert for the Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls in rural Kenya. The concert takes place

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Beyond Machu Pichu

Anthropology Museum to present Peruvian art, dance, music during free April 27 performance

Experience the music and dance traditions of Peru during a free performance scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Conexión Comunidad, 637 N. 11th St. in DeKalb. The Peruvian Folk Dance Center of Chicago will perform traditional dances in concert with

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