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Based upon its steadfast approach to both recruiting and supporting international students, the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering recently won the 2018 Award for Outstanding Department Contribution to International Education at NIU. Murali Krishnamurthi, a professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, as well as the vice provost for faculty affairs at NIU, nominated the department...
Annual winners of the Award for Outstanding Department Contribution to International Education at NIU all have something in common. Each brings “the perspective of the world to Northern Illinois University and the expertise of Northern Illinois University to the world, through international mobility of faculty, students and ideas.” For 2017, it’s the College of Education’s...
  Associate Professor Eric Jones, from the Department of History of History and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, has been selected as the recipient of NIU’s 2017 Outstanding International Educator Award. The announcement was made during the annual International Recognition Reception, one of many events on campus marking International Education Week (IEW). International Education Week is sponsored by the Division of...
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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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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...
LaVerne Gyant
The Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars is honoring LaVerne Gyant, director of the NIU Center for Black Studies, for her many contributions to international education. Gyant has been selected as the sole recipient of the 2014 Yvonne Captain Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education. She will accept the award later...
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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....
Christopher M. Jones
Christopher Jones, associate vice provost for University Honors, has been chosen for the 2013 Yvonne Captain Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education by the board of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars. Jones is the third NIU professor to win the national award in recent years, with history professor J.D. Bowers...
Deborah Pierce, associate provost for International Programs at NIU, has been elected as an officer of NAFSA, the world’s largest nonprofit professional association dedicated to international education. Pierce will begin serving a three-year term, beginning Jan. 1, as the association’s vice president for education and professional development. The post is charged with overseeing all of...
Fifteen Indonesian doctoral students from three universities in Sulawesi, who came to NIU in fall 2010 as part of an exchange program funded by the Indonesia Department of Education, visited Chicago and several other U.S. cities before returning to Indonesia. (CSEAS file photo)
NIU is front and center in the current push by the U.S. and Indonesian governments, announced in 2010 by President Barack Obama, to strengthen higher education in Indonesia through educational exchanges and university partnerships. The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) and the Division of International Programs have been taking the lead in leveraging NIU’s...
NIU’s Division of International Programs is seeking nominations for two awards that will be presented this fall during the annual International Recognition Reception. The “Outstanding International Educator Award” honors an NIU faculty or staff member who has contributed significantly toward international education at the university. The Division of International Programs will recognize the award recipient...