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Hana Kim
Pop, soul and rock musician Hana Kim will visit NIU’s Duke Ellington Ballroom at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, to inspire and encourage as many individuals to join the fight against human trafficking through the use of their unique gifts. The Asian American Center will host “Unveiling Beauty: Human Trafficking US & Asia.” All students,...
This Changes Everything
“This Changes Everything,” a documentary film based on Naomi Klein’s book of the same name, will make its northern Illinois premiere Tuesday, Dec. 1, at the historic Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. in downtown DeKalb. The 7:45 p.m. screening, which is free and open to the public, begins shortly after a STEM Café on...
Reed Scherer
Antarctica is melting, according to evidence brought back to Illinois by NIU Geology professor Reed Scherer and his students. At the next STEM Café, Scherer will discuss his Antarctic research, why it matters and what it reveals about global climate trends. The free talk and discussion will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,...
OHANA!
Students can enjoy dinner together at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, during the NIU Asian American Center’s “OHANA!” event. All are welcome to gather at the Neptune Central Fireplace before heading together to Neptune Dining. Students who attend should bring their NIU OneCards, Dining Dollars or Huskie Bucks. 96 percent of respondents agree that they...
A photo of a candle with its reflection
NIU students are organizing a candlelight vigil Thursday, Nov. 19, for the victims of the recent terror attacks. Beginning at 6 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Memorial Commons, the vigil will honor the victims of recent terror attacks in Paris, Beirut, Syria and Kenya. Organizers intend to raise awareness of what is happening around...
Album cover of “Ten Summoner’s Tales”
Members of the NIU Percussion Ensemble will present a spectacular concert featuring the entire “Ten Summoner’s Tales” album by well-known singer and songwriter Sting. The performance at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, will combine modern percussion ensemble sounds with musical traditions from around the world to highlight Sting’s musical depth and artistry. Sure to prove...
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NIU’s Residence Hall Association is hosting its fall RHA Week from through Friday, Nov. 20. Come out for some food, fun and international education. Monday, Nov. 16: Stir Fry Bar Enjoy stir fry during our general assembly meeting New Hall Swing Space, 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17: DIY-Versity Craft Night Create one or...
NIU professor Kenton Clymer has authored a newly published book on the history of U.S. diplomatic relations with Myanmar, and it couldn’t be timelier in light of the historic elections unfolding this month in the country. Clymer is a Distinguished Research Professor in the NIU Department of History and a leading scholar in the history...
OHANA!
Students can celebrate birthdays and applaud recent accomplishments at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, during the NIU Asian American Center’s “OHANA!” event. All are welcome to join the fun in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. 90 percent of respondents agree that their mentors invited them to campus events. For more information, call...
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“Advancing Access for All” is the theme for this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins Monday, Nov. 16, and runs through Friday, Nov. 20. Sponsored by the Division of International Affairs, International Education Week draws attention to NIU’s increasing efforts at internationalization. This year’s theme celebrates the many formal and informal avenues at...
Twenty-one young leaders from nine Southeast Asian countries shortly after their arrival on campus Sept. 30 to study human rights and civil rights.
NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) and the Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD) bid farewell Wednesday, Nov. 4, to 21 young Southeast Asian leaders participating in the Leading and Organizing for Change in Southeast Asia (LOCSEA) institute. Beginning Sept. 30, the trip concluded with a five-day study tour of the South...
OHANA!
Feeling anxious, worried, frazzled or just plain stressed? Want to come into a relaxing atmosphere to release the everyday tension of mind and body? Students can explore stress relievers at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, during the NIU Asian American Center’s “OHANA!” event. All are welcome to join in “No Stress Zones” in the Sky...
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