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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Graduate School Thesis Office announces new writing group

The Thesis and Dissertation Office of the NIU Graduate School is sponsoring an informal monthly gathering specifically for thesis and dissertation writers. “Write Place, Write Time” is simply scheduled writing time that provides structure and accountability for graduate students who often struggle

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What if our cars could help save the environment?

What if our cars could help save the environment? At the next STEM Café, “Renewable Nation: How Hybrid Cars and Smart Grids Will Change America,” NIU assistant professor Kevin Martin will explain how technology could transform vehicles from gas guzzlers into key

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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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