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NIU International Affairs has announced a record 11 Cobb Fellowships this year. The fellowships will allow NIU faculty to establish new collaborations through travel to international destinations, including China, Kenya, Israel, Madagascar, Myanmar and South Korea. “Cobb fellowships stimulate collaboration across borders to facilitate faculty research and long-lasting partnerships,” says Brad Bond, dean of the...
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“Advancing Access for All” is the theme for this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins Monday, Nov. 16, and runs through Friday, Nov. 20. Sponsored by the Division of International Affairs, International Education Week draws attention to NIU’s increasing efforts at internationalization. This year’s theme celebrates the many formal and informal avenues at...
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NIU’s Division of International Affairs invites nominations for the 2015 awards to recognize outstanding practice in international education. Recognition is planned for: Outstanding International Educator Outstanding Department Contribution to International Education at NIU Outstanding Student Contribution to International Education (for a domestic student and a non-immigrant student) * Nomination information to be released soon *...
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International Affairs has announced the recipients of this year’s Cobb Fellowships: Gregory Beyer of the School of Music, Andy Bruno of the Department of History, Mitch Irwin of the Department of Anthropology, and Thomas Pingel of the Department of Geography. Each fellow will receive a grant of $1,500 to facilitate research collaboration with an international...
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NIU’s Division of International Affairs invites nominations for the 2014 awards to recognize outstanding practice in international education. Recognition is planned for: Outstanding International Educator Outstanding Department Contribution to International Education at NIU Outstanding Student Contribution to International Education (for a domestic student and a non-immigrant student) Nominations are due by Friday, Oct. 10. The awards...
Parade of Flags 2013
More than 500 local fifth-graders will carry the international flags of more than 100 nations during the 15th annual Parade of Flags, set to step off at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, inside the Convocation Center. Participants will march through the Convo and hear from Deborah Pierce, associate vice president for international affairs, who will...
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International Affairs has announced the recipients of this year’s Cobb Fellowships: Marc Adler of chemistry and biochemistry; Kikue Hamayotsu of political science; and Holly Jones of biological sciences. Each fellow will receive a grant of $1,333 to facilitate research collaboration with an international colleague. The Cobb program is funded through an endowment that was established...
Joseph S. Nye Jr.
Joseph S. Nye Jr. of Harvard University will present a public lecture at NIU on “The Future of American Power.” A University Distinguished Service Professor and former dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Nye will speak from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, in the auditorium of Altgeld Hall. A reception will follow. Nye’s lecture will...