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Tag: Andrea Radasanu
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Northern Illinois University is now offering a new academic program that will put some undergraduates on the fast track to earn a law degree. The six-year Accelerated Law Degree program will enable designated political science majors to shave a year’s worth of time and expense off the typical seven years needed to earn both bachelor’s...
Graphic: Rethinking the role of women in politics
What is the appropriate role of women in political life? Are women fundamentally different than men? How does “femininity” qualify or disqualify women from political participation? These questions have been debated for millennia, going back to Plato and the ancient Greeks. But award-winning NIU Department of Political Science professor Andrea Radasanu says the topic has...
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The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education invites nominations for the 2013 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction awards. These awards honor excellent undergraduate teaching in the university, encourage the improvement of instruction and promote discussion among members of the university community on the subject of teaching. Recipients should be among...
Terrence Bishop, Nancy LaCursia, Andrea Radasanu and Matt Swan
Behind every hope, every dream, and every success, stands a teacher. These are not ordinary teachers, but ones who ignite enthusiasm and push their students to think deeper and reach farther to grasp their dreams and successes. This month, NIU honors three of its best teachers – Terrence Bishop, Andrea Radasanu and Nancy LaCursia – for lighting...
Andrea Radasanu
Sparking students’ interest in political science is not difficult, said NIU political science professor Andrea Radasanu. Having them consider the historic and philosophical implications of decisions and events that shape our world is a challenge. “The courses I teach are not required, so students who are in my classes already have interest in the subject,” Radasanu...