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Are you bilingual?
Want to free up your schedule to take more electives? Speed your time to graduation? Receive career-enhancing formal certification or earn a language minor with just a few more classes If you’re bilingual, you might be eligible to earn free academic credit through NIU’s Celebrate Bilingualism Program. Undergraduate students who can pass a standard test...
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Family members of Heinz Osterle, an NIU professor emeritus of German foreign languages and literatures who died May 4, invites the university community to a celebration of his “life well-lived.” The event takes place from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, at the Egyptian Theater, 135 N. Second St. in downtown DeKalb. Born in...
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Heinz Osterle, professor emeritus of German foreign languages and literatures at NIU, died Monday, May 4. He was 82. “Heinz was a well-liked teacher and a special mentor to everybody in German, always very supportive,” said Katharina Barbe, chair of the NIU Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. “He and his wife Dale were also...
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International Affairs has announced the recipients of this year’s Cobb Fellowships: Marc Adler of chemistry and biochemistry; Kikue Hamayotsu of political science; and Holly Jones of biological sciences. Each fellow will receive a grant of $1,333 to facilitate research collaboration with an international colleague. The Cobb program is funded through an endowment that was established...