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NIU’s Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures has announced its Spring 2016 Brown Bag Series. Attendees are invited to bring their lunches and listen to speakers covering a variety of research topics from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, February 11 Shannon Becker, assistant professor, French “Using Complexity Theory to Explain Language Development: Theoretical and Methodological...
For the past decade, a successful alumnus has ensured that Northern Illinois University students in foreign languages have had access to state-of-the-art translation software. Ralph Strozza, CEO and founder of Interpro Translation Solutions, Inc., an NIU graduate in French, Spanish and marketing, has twice donated Trados Studio licenses for 10 computer workstations in the foreign...
Erin Vobornik
Erin Vobornik, a second-year graduate student at NIU who is working on her master’s degree in English linguistics, was named a 2013 fellow of the  Linguistic Society of America. Vobornik, who earned a bachelor’s degree in French from NIU in 2008, was awarded  the Dictionary Society of North America Fellowship. This fellowship provides $1,700 tuition for...
The NIU Study Abroad Office, in partnership with the NIU University Honors Program, will launch “Discovering Montreal, Canada,” a short-term Study Abroad program and a Vision 2020 initiative. Undergraduates from any major who currently hold freshman or sophomore status at NIU and are members of the University Honors Program are welcome to participate. Knowledge of...