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The Water Project
A trio of organizations – the Zeta Iota chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the African Student Alliance and B.R.O.T.H.E.R.S. – have teamed to bring the Water Project to NIU. The Water Project is a non-profit organization that works to provide access to clean water to people around the world who suffer needlessly without...
When it comes to sustainable technology, NIU students are learning that sometimes what’s old is new. Alexis Hitzeroth and Ben Stone, both environmental studies majors, worked with two international nonprofit organizations, CATIS and Isla Mexico, for 19 days in Mexico this past summer to learn more about the methods employed there to address local environmental...
Walk with Water
Tanzania Development Support (TDS), a non-governmental organization based in DeKalb and co-founded by NIU Department of Public Administration Chair Kurt Thurmaier, is sponsoring its third Walk with Water fundraising event. The event will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Commons on the NIU campus....
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Students, interested in potential research opportunities that exist on campus to enhance your academic career? Faculty, inquisitive as to what collaborations might exist for future grant applications and research on campus? Campus staff, curious as to what research is being conducted at your employer? NIU’s Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy...
Engineers Without Borders
Students in NIU’s Engineers Without Borders organization are dedicated to making the world a better place by bringing sustainable First World technologies to Third World countries. “To make a technology sustainable, it has to be simple and easily maintained. For example, when you want to help a Third World country with farming, you can’t give...