Dorothy Espelage

How can K-12 schools prevent bullying?

Local educators, NIU faculty, staff and students and members of the university community are invited to hear Dorothy Espelage, an internationally known researcher, teacher, speaker, and consultant on preventing and addressing bullying in K-12 schools. Espelage, a professor at the University of

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Book cover of “Community-Based Qualitative Research: Approaches for Education and the Social Sciences” by Laura Ruth Johnson.

NIU prof publishes book on community-based qualitative research projects

Laura Ruth Johnson, associate professor in the NIU College of Education’s Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment, has published “Community-Based Qualitative Research: Approaches for Education and the Social Sciences.” Johnson’s book is a practical text that integrates theoretical perspectives with guidelines

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Melissa Adams-Campbell

English Department lecture to showcase research by Schriber Scholars

Schriber Scholars Melissa Adams-Campbell, an assistant professor of English at Northern Illinois University, and Ashley Heiberger, a doctoral candidate in English, will present their research on women’s language and literature at a brown bag lecture from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April

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International Affairs announces 11 Cobb Fellowship recipients

NIU International Affairs has announced a record 11 Cobb Fellowships this year. The fellowships will allow NIU faculty to establish new collaborations through travel to international destinations, including China, Kenya, Israel, Madagascar, Myanmar and South Korea. “Cobb fellowships stimulate collaboration across borders

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The exuberance! The glamour! The art!

The NIU Art Museum opens a major exhibition suite this spring that explores the exuberance and glamour of the Art Deco period with two full exhibitions and two smaller studies. “Between the Wars: Contrasts, Parallels, Shifts and Patterns” and “Beyond Gatsby: Common

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“Judith and Holofernes” by Donatello, 1455-1460

Lecturer to talk politics of power, sex in Florentine Renaissance art

Judith Testa, an NIU Presidential Teaching Professor Emerita, will speak at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, on “Webs of Desire and Violence: Power Politics and Sexual Politics in Three Works of Florentine Renaissance Art.” Part of the 2015-16 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars

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Anthonie Tumpag and Shannon Thomas

Smithsonian summer: NIU students to explore anthropology in D.C.

NIU students Anthonie Tumpag and Shannon Thomas are off to participate in the Smithsonian Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA) at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. SIMA is a rigorous four-week training program in residence at the Smithsonian in

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