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“Allies in Interfaith” is the next Diversity Dialogues focus. To make NIU a more welcoming and inclusive environment, discussion about different belief systems is important, said said Vernese Edghill-Walden, NIU senior associate vice president for Academic Diversity and chief diversity officer. “Being a member of one belief system does not mean you can’t be an ally to...
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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...
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,...
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Monday, Jan. 21, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday that closes schools and other government offices. But several groups on campus are working to make sure that the annual commemoration of the famed civil rights leader’s birthday is not just a day off but a call to action. From Tuesday, Jan. 22,...