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According to the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace, sport can be used as powerful tool in the advancement of developmental and peace objectives around the world. Since 2003, the U.N. General Assembly has adopted annual resolutions on sport for the purpose of promoting education, health, development and peace. Because of this...
NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences will host a Graduate Colloquium from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, on “Obesity Across the Lifespan.” The colloquium will take place in Room 100 of Cole Hall. Presenters: Adolfo Ariza, research associate professor of pediatrics Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine “Infant Weight Gain and Obesity...
Book cover of “The Magic World of Orson Welles” by James Naremore
The NIU English Department will host film scholar James Naremore, Emeritus Chancellor’s Professor at Indiana University, who will deliver a graduate colloquium lecture titled “Orson Welles at 100.” Naremore will offer a retrospective on the career of Orson Welles, who is among Hollywood’s most famous actors, writers, directors and producers. Welles co-wrote, directed and starred...
Dr. Michael David
NIU’s School of Nursing and Health Studies will host Dr. Michael David as the guest speaker during the 2015 Graduate Colloquium, scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 8. David, assistant professor in Section of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago, will speak on “Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): Epidemiology...
Deborah Becker
Deborah Becker, a certified rehabilitation counselor and associate professor at the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, will visit NIU Friday, Oct. 24, to deliver an AHCD Graduate Colloquium Seminar. “A Working Life for People with Serious Mental Illness,” which is free and open to the public, begins at 2:10 p.m. in the Wirtz Hall auditorium (Room...
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“Global Communiversity” is the focus of this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins Monday, Nov. 11, and runs through Friday, Nov. 15. Sponsored by the Division of International Programs, the goal of the week of special activities is to draw attention to NIU’s increasing global profile, said Deborah Pierce, associate vice president for International Affairs....
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Eric Van Young, Distinguished Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego will present a seminar and lecture in Room 121 of the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, 515 Garden Road. The seminar, scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, will discuss “ ‘In Mexico There Are No Mexicans’: Decolonization and...
Every fall , the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies organize academic, social, cultural and professional events for the NIU student body and community to celebrate Latino Heritage Month. Latino Heritage Month recognizes the richness and diversity of Latino culture and history in the United States and Latin America....
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Can one be a fan without a text to be a fan of? What happens when fandom creates a text, and then poaches that same text? Paul Booth, an assistant professor of new media and technology in the College of Communication at DePaul University, will visit the NIU campus at 1 p.m. Friday, April 20,...
Center for Latino and Latin American Studies/Latino Resource Center
NIU’s Center for Latino and Latin American Studies at NIU has announced its Graduate Colloquium Speaker Series for the spring. The center offers a minor in Latino and Latin American Studies, a graduate concentration in Latin American Studies, research grants for affiliated faculty and graduate students, undergraduate scholarships, cultural programming and outreach activities. About 30...
NIU alum Christopher Birks, a member of the faculty of the Department of Communication Arts at Benedictine University, will speak at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, as part of this fall’s Graduate Colloquium in Communication Studies. Birks, who is representing the area of journalism, will present “Shots Seen Around the World: Contemporary News Photographs that...
Louis A. Pérez Jr.
Louis A. Pérez Jr., the J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History and director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will visit campus Monday, Oct. 17. Pérez first will lead a 10 a.m. seminar on “National Character Reconsidered: The Cuban Case” in the Illinois...
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