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Edinburgh Castle in Scotland
Murder, witchcraft and deception color the dark yet deeply human tragedy, “Macbeth.” Northern Illinois University’s School of Theatre and Dance will present a new production of the classic drama Thursday, Feb. 16, through Sunday, Feb. 19, in the Stevens Building Corner Theatre. Director Alexander Gelman says the play will challenge the actors and entertain the...
Nancy M. Castle
Nancy M. Castle has accepted a position as interim director the Center for NGO Leadership and Development (NGOLD) at Northern Illinois University. She fills the role left by the center’s inaugural director, Judith Hermanson. Castle earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at NIU in psychology. She has been a faculty member with NIU since...
“When I sing, I have wings. I can fly!” says Moonja Jeong, music major in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The gifted international student from Korea has certainly soared at NIU, capturing the community’s heart with her powerful voice and gentle spirit. “Voices that are that musical and that strong inspire everyone else...
MFA in acting candidates Charlotte Fox (Valerie), Jacob Smith (Jim) and Bill Gordan (Jack) appear in the upcoming School of Theatre and Dance mainstage production of “The Weir” by Conor McPherson.
Within the world of NIU’s next theater production, casual drinking and storytelling turn into a night of haunting revelations. The School of Theatre and Dance will present “The Weir,” a poignant play by Irish playwright Conor McPherson. Beginning Thursday, Feb. 2, “The Weir” will be performed in the Stevens Building Players Theatre on the DeKalb...
Sever Tipei
NIU’s School of Music will host a concert of music by Sever Tipei at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Music Building Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public, and the recital hall is accessible to all. Born in 1943 in Bucharest, Romania, Tipei immigrated to the United States in...
Moses Mutuku
Moses Mutuku, who cried as a child because he had no books to read, wanted to give opportunities to the children of his rural Kenyan homeland. Opportunities to learn. To grow. To gain the aspirations and tools for careers other than farming. The professor in NIU’s College of Education frequently returned home to foster educational...
Jeanette Rossetti
NIU nursing professor Jeannette Rossetti will spend the spring semester in Ireland teaching as well as learning about advanced training methods for college-age nursing students learning to care for patients in mental health facilities. During her three-month stay, Rossetti will tour and lecture at Northern University of Ireland at Galway’s School of Nursing and Midwifery....
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As a result of a site visit to Inner Mongolia and Beijing, China, this past summer, Michelle Bringas will lead a Study Abroad trip to summer to Beijing, China. Bringas, director of the NIU Asian American Center, will travel from Wednesday, June 14, through Saturday, June 30. The program takes an innovative, collaborative approach for...
Armed with a business plan that could provide inexpensive electrical power to families across the developing world, Team Light Up Africa took top honors in the first ever Social Venture Business Plan Competition at Northern Illinois University. Their ambitious plan to build and sell small generator/battery storage units – which can be powered by the...
Huskies women's tennis team
The Northern Illinois women’s tennis team made its first moves toward the 2012-13 season by signing Colombia’s Maria Rozo (Bogotá, Colombia/Gimnasio Femenino) and Spain’s Cristina Alvarez Moreno (Zaragoza, Spain/Sagrado Corazon de Jesus). “I feel like we finally have the foundation laid for something really neat here, and these two will add to it,” said NIU...
A photo of Casa Milà in Barcelona.
Join NIU alumni and friends from Thursday, March 8, through Saturday, March 17, as the NIU Alumni Association explores the beauty, culture, art and excitement of Spain’s Mediterranean Coast. See the best of Valencia and Barcelona, and discover where historical traditions and recent, innovative architecture stand side by side. Cost is $3,109 per person, double...
Phi Beta Delta logo
NIU’s Zeta Gamma chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, is raising funds for scholarships through the sale of 2012 “International Cuisine in Culture” calendars and cozy coffee mugs. The calendars feature photographs taken by NIU students, faculty and staff members of the Zeta Gamma chapter. Both items make great holiday...
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