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Jane Adeny Memorial School
It might take a village to raise a child, but for hundreds of young girls in rural Kenya, it also takes the commitment of two NIU professors who this year are honored as the 2016 Presidential Engagement Professors. Teresa Wasonga and Andrew Otieno are a husband-and-wife team whose accomplishments include building and supporting a school...
“Education should be a right, not a privilege.” Members of NIU’s Northern Lights Ambassadors and Zeta Sigma Chi agree with this statement – and, to demonstrate their commitment, are collecting donations and raising money for an all-girl boarding school in Kenya. A pair of NIU professors – Teresa Wasonga (College of Education) and her husband,...
Diana Swanson
Diana Swanson likes to build communities. Accordingly, the NIU professor is working locally and globally to find ways to help two very different populations, both in need. The first population isn’t comprised of people, but rather insects. Millions of monarch butterflies need habitat to make the journey back and forth between Mexico and Canada every...