Kathy Reichs

Forensic anthropologist, inspiration for TV show ‘Bones’ to visit campus Oct. 23

Before her real-life experiences captivated audiences in Fox’s hit television show “Bones,” Kathy Reichs shared her knowledge of anthropology as a visiting professor at NIU in 1974. An esteemed anthropologist and a distinguished author, Reichs will return to campus at 4 p.m.

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Senior anthropology major Kylie Robey constructs a complicated mount for Peruvian spindle whorls.

NIU Anthropology Museum receives federal grant for storage, collections move

Northern Illinois University’s Anthropology Museum is having a golden year, picking up its second federal grant in nine months. The museum, currently marking its 50th anniversary, recently received a $150,000 federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to

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Political science professor emeritus Ladd Thomas, left, one of the founders of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies in 1963, with art historian and professor emeritus Richard Cooler, founder of NIU’s Center for Burma Studies.

Ambassador visit, keynote lecture, gala dinner, cultural performances cap CSEAS anniversary

The new Thai ambassador to the United States, who happened to be in Chicago on Saturday, March 2, honored NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), by being among the center’s distinguished guests at its 50th anniversary gala dinner in Altgeld Hall

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Center for Southeast Asian Studies 50th Anniversary logo

Center for Southeast Asian Studies kicks off golden anniversary year with photo exhibition

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) will present a photographic exploration of Islamic cultures across Southeast Asia in “Islamic Cultures in Reflection,” an exhibit opening at 4 p.m. Monday, March 5, at the Holmes Student Center’s Gallery Lounge. The exhibit will

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