Share Tweet Share Email
Tag: China
NIU hosted faculty from the Anhui University of Finance and Economics (AUFE), mainland China, during the fall 2015 semester. The International Training Office was instrumental in designing and administering the program for the delegation of six Chinese scholars, which was focused on cultural exchange and professional development. Because of this focus, the International Training Office...
Students from Dongguan Taiwanese Business school were among the more than 300 campers who attended STEM Outreach summer camps in 2015.
NIU alum Sam Watt will be in China using innovative, NIU-developed techniques to teach STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – to sixth- and seventh-graders in Beijing this school year. Watt’s classes will be based around lab activities specially developed by STEM Outreach, part of NIU’s P-20 Center in the Division of Outreach, Engagement,...
Leaders from Northern Illinois University and Nankai University signed a historic agreement between the two institutions in Tianjin, China, NIU announced. The agreement forms Nankai-NIU International College (NNIC) and will provide an opportunity for top students throughout China to earn degrees from both Nankai and NIU. “Our focus is student career success in a global...
Dean Rich Holly receives the grant check from Latricia Dawkins, board member of the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
Rich Holly, dean of the NIU College of Visual and Performing Arts, has received a $2,500 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation for the second consecutive year. The funds from the grant will help in the partnership created with Arts Midwest to bring the Arts Midwest World Fest to DeKalb County during the upcoming school year....
Former Northern Illinois University first lady Barbara Cole Peters recently published the second volume of a four-part book series titled “Women at Northern, The First Fifty Years, Our Witnesses to History.” It is now available at the University Bookstore inside the Holmes Student Center. The series is the product of Peters’ research of student newspapers,...
A recent meme circulating on the Internet states: “I wish I had never gone traveling. Said no one. Ever!!” Recognizing that the world, its cultures, peoples and states have much to offer, Northern Illinois University’s University Honors Program, in close cooperation with the Study Abroad Office, has worked to provide its students (and students across...
Photo of luggage
The University Honors Program focuses not only on the academic involvement of its students, but also on their engagement beyond the classroom. With the help of the Study Abroad Office, the University Honors Program has worked to offer students several unique study abroad opportunities for the summer of 2014. The study abroad experience in Montreal,...
Milivoje M. Kostic
NIU is looking to gain international students and encourage current students to study abroad to expand the university’s global influence and better prepare students for an international economy. For example, the university has “emerging and important partnerships” with China. “In the last two months, we have had delegations from potential Chinese partner universities visit us...
Students from Zhejiang University of Technology visit NIU
Imagine having two short weeks to learn about these lecture topics: Advancement of materials in micro-manufacturing Vibrations, energy and environment CAD/CAM and finite element methods in modern design and manufacturing Intercultural orientation U.S. geography, leadership, language and culture Now, imagine being taught in Mandarin. How would you do? NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology...
Yao Lin
Yao Lin came to NIU from China in 2009 to study piano performance with William Goldenberg, a Distinguished Teaching Professor in the School of Music. Tonight, the 25-year-old will make her Carnegie Hall debut in New York City. Her invitation to take the stage of one of the world’s most storied venues comes from winning...
Photo of a giant panda bear
Sarah Bexell is one of very few American conservationist researchers who have had the opportunity to work on panda conservation in China at the Chengdu Panda Base. This honor is by invitation only from the Chinese government and is reserved for exceptional candidates who stand out in their fields. Bexell is just that: an exceptional...
1 2