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The Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) continues to give critical acclaim and recognition to NIU museums, galleries and the university’s Museum Studies certificate of graduate study. Awards will come during the association’s annual Fall Conference, which begins Thursday, Sept. 24, in Springfield.

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An NIU Anthropology Museum visitor looks at a burned tent from Haiti.

Illinois Association of Museums praises NIU Anthropology Museum exhibit

The NIU Anthropology Museum has been named recipient of the 2014 Superior Achievement Award from the Illinois Association of Museums in the area of best practices for its exhibition, “Fragments: Haiti Four Years After the Earthquake.” The Anthropology Museum was the only

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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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Rich Holly, dean of the NIU College of Visual and Performing Arts, welcomes the workshop participants to DeKalb.

Illinois museum professionals talk modern cultural heritage dilemmas at NIU

Current and future Illinois museum leaders held a professional development workshop to consider 21st century cultural heritage dilemmas and their impact on the museum community. The workshop, held April 16 on the NIU campus and at the Ellwood House Museum, was organized

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