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NIU is part of national initiative that examines how undergraduate students engage with religious, non-religious and spiritual diversity while in college. IDEALS (Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey) makes it possible to compare the experiences of students from different institutional types-public and private, large and small, secular and religiously affiliated. NIU is one of...
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Members of the NIU campus community are invited to attend a free, six-week course on “The Interfaith Conversation: Exploring World Belief Systems,” beginning Wednesday, Jan. 28, and continuing through Wednesday, March 4. Each session takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the staff lounge on the lower level of Founders Memorial Library. Free parking...
Eboo Patel
Want to learn how the NIU community can come together on the common ground of service to make a difference? Eboo Patel, author of “Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation,” will speak at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of...
Book cover of “Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation” by Eboo Patel
“Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation” by Eboo Patel has been chosen for NIU’s 2013-2014 Common Reading Experience. Patel is the founder and executive director of the Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Core, an organization he founded to “catalyze, resource and network this generation of interfaith leaders,...
Deb Pierce
Two Muslim leaders and a Catholic priest from Indonesia will come to Northern Illinois University on Friday, Nov. 12, to lead an interfaith dialogue on “Religions, Tolerance and Democracy in Indonesia.”   The event, sponsored by the Indonesian Consulate General in Chicago and NIU’s Division of International Programs, will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m....