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Would you like to meet NIU students and staff from different parts of the world? Are you ready to enjoy some fun activities over tea and snacks and learn about who can help with what at NIU? Then join us for Chai Chat on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 4:30-6:00 p.m., in the Campus Life Building, room...
Last summer’s maiden voyage of the Fulbright Gateway Orientation at NIU sailed to success. Seventy foreign Fulbright student grantees spent three days in DeKalb acquiring skills necessary for successful academic and professional lives in the United States while they also learned more about their roles and responsibilities as Fulbrighters. “It was really good last year....
International flags
“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...
Logo of the U.S. Department of State
Northern Illinois University is proud to welcome a special group of 70 international Fulbright Foreign Students to campus this week for its first-ever Fulbright Gateway Orientation program. This activity is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State as part of the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program supported by the people of...
Chai Chat poster
Are there ways in which you typically welcome people into your home in your culture/tradition? Come to Chai Chat to eat, relax and share what feeling welcome means to you and what NIU can do to make you feel more welcome here. The Counseling & Student Development Center, in collaboration with the International Student &...
Chai Chat
Feeling the crunch of the end of the semester? The Counseling & Student Development Center, in collaboration with the International Student and Faculty Office and the Asian American Center, invites the campus to “Chai Chat,” a casual get-together for international students and their friends. All are welcome to attend. In addition to tea, tasty snacks, fun...
Olujide Akinbo
NIU alum Olujide Akinbo has been promoted to a full chemistry professorship at Butler University, crediting the extensive hands-on experience and extended family at NIU for his success and adjustment to the American culture. “Coming to NIU gave me a tremendous amount of hands-on experience in the instrumental aspect of the discipline,” the Nigerian native...
Sim Chin
NIU will be represented among officials from 56 colleges who will travel to Indonesia and Vietnam this  weekend on an educational trade mission with Francisco J. Sánchez, the U.S. undersecretary of commerce for international trade. NIU will treat the trip as a fact-finding mission for potential students and educators. Students from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi...
Parade of Flags
A reception recognizing the Outstanding International Educator for 2010 and a panel discussion featuring current study abroad program directors providing information on preparing to lead a study abroad program will headline International Education Week 2010 at NIU. A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week...