NIU to host ‘Unity Conference & Celebration’

The NIU Unity Conference and Celebration, a campus-wide collaboration scheduled in late September, will celebrate the university’s unity and diversity and feature Freireian-inspired social justice work. Coordinators are Molly Swick, instructor in both the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations (LEPF)

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Adam Lopez

Mexican-American student Adam Lopez voices advocacy for adding social justice to education

Adam Lopez, a Mexican-American student at NIU and a Golden Apple Scholar, is an advocate for attaining awareness about one’s history. That includes one’s familial and cultural roots: People who gain a greater understanding of themselves can better “come together and create

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