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Presentations invited for March 21 conference on diversity

NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities invites proposals for presentations at a one-day regional conference on diversity, scheduled Saturday, March 21, at NIU-Naperville. Highlights of the “Diversity: Strengthening the Pillars of Community” conference include opening speaker David Stovall from the University

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Official poster of the International Conference on Viriginia Woolf. Poster art and design by Chicago artists Ginny Sykes and Ruby Barnes.

Illinois Humanities Council boosts Virginia Woolf conference with grant

NIU has received a grant of $4,500 from the Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) to support cultural events affiliated with the 24th annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, co-sponsored by the NIU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Loyola University Chicago. The

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Secondary schoolers invited to campus to hear new ideas about climate change, environment

High school and middle school science teachers are invited Friday, Feb. 8, to attend the New Ideas in Science: Climate Change and the Environment conference at DeKalb’s Holmes Student Center. This year’s conference in the “New Ideas” series addresses the many ways

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NIU to host yearly Midwest ‘drive-in’ congress on strengthening first-year student experience

Vasti Torres will provide the keynote address for “Strengthening the Student Experience,” the annual Midwest Drive-In conference for faculty, academic administrators, student affairs professionals and graduate students who work with first-year students. The conference is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28, at NIU’s

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