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“The Lucky Chance”
The NIU School of Theatre and Dance’s upcoming Mainstage Series production is a Restoration comedy about three young women who find ways to bypass the rules of courtship and marriage. Opening Thursday, Feb. 25, “The Lucky Chance” by Aphra Behn, is the story of three friends: one woman already married and two others about to...
Sinclair Bell, associate professor of art history at NIU, is the co-editor of a new book on the ancient Etruscans published by Wiley-Blackwell press. Professor Bell co-edited this volume with his colleague, Alexandra Carpino, professor of art history and chair of the Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at Northern Arizona University. Their new collection, “A...
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Student leaders of the OHANA! Peer Mentor Program and NIU alumna, Christina Carpio will be presenting “I Love MySelfie” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, during the NIU Asian American Center’s “OHANA!” event. “#ILoveMySelfie” is a global campaign movement which promotes self-love through inner kindness. Come share a message of positivity, snap a picture and...
If actions speak louder than words, Kurt Thurmaier is sending a message loud and clear. The NIU Presidential Engagement Professor and chair of the Department of Public Administration, School of Public and Global Affairs, successfully completed his second trek to the top of Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, on Jan. 30. Thurmaier’s efforts were on...
NIU students seeking academic and personal enrichment will get that and more during the NIU study abroad program in Mendoza, Argentina. From May 23 through June 10, students will be immersed in Latin American culture, taking classes at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo while living with a host family. “The entire experience is enriching in...
NIU student Rebekah Ernat visited Madagascar.
Looking to become more independent in your research? Interested in learning more about your major and future career? The Student Engagement Fund is a collaborative effort by the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to provide stipends for students working on faculty-mentored research projects and to...
NIU’s Mentoring for Academic Success/Freshmen Receiving Experience and Study Habits (MÁS/FRESH) peer mentoring program is currently seeking volunteer peer mentors for fall 2016. The program is designed to provide a welcoming environment and a “home away from home” atmosphere for first-year Latina/o college students by providing social, cultural and academic support. Mentors will assist Latino...
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Student leaders of the OHANA! Peer Mentor Program and guest speaker Takako Day will present “Show Me the Way to Go Home: World War II Incarceration Camps” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, during the NIU Asian American Center’s “OHANA!” event. Day has 40 years of experience as an award-winning writer, focusing on minority- and...
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Huskie Alternative Breaks (HAB) has openings for its international alternative break trip being held from May 15 to May 22 in Nicaragua. An alternative break is a service-learning trip where a group of college students engage in volunteer service during a designated university break. Alternative break trips allows students to engage in hands-on service experience,...
Students can learn about educational opportunities across the globe during the upcoming Spring Study Abroad Fair. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Glass Gallery in the Holmes Student Center. NIU Study Abroad representatives will be available to answer questions on any programs offered directly by...
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Student leaders of the “OHANA! Peer Mentor Program and guest speaker Adam Gisseler will present “Student Finances” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, during the NIU Asian American Center’s “OHANA!” event. Finances are an important topic for all students to consider while attending college: Keep in mind: the FAFSA deadline is approaching quickly. The night...
Dee Dee Downie, an NIU doctoral student in the Ph.D in Health Sciences program, will present “Fighting Ebola One Day at a Time: An NIU Doctoral Student Responds to West Africa,” at the College of Health and Human Sciences Scholarly Exchange Meeting. The meeting begins at noon Monday, Feb. 1, in the Wirtz Hall 104....
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