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Students learn about Canadian Health Care and tour the Hotel Dieu Hospital Museum.
NIU honors students got a summer taste of French Canada during the “Discovering Montreal” short-term study abroad program. Along the way, they: learned about Montreal’s film, video game and entertainment industries; visited La Cinematheque Quebecoise and the Moment Factory, designers of the Madonna Super Bowl half-time entertainment; explored unique features of Canada’s Medicare system; and...
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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...
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Still looking for something to do this summer? There is still time to apply for our summer 2014 study abroad programs. The Study Abroad Office provides a wide array of programs in many different areas of study so students can engage in a new cultural experience, while earning academic credit, as well as transferable job skills....
A recent meme circulating on the Internet states: “I wish I had never gone traveling. Said no one. Ever!!” Recognizing that the world, its cultures, peoples and states have much to offer, Northern Illinois University’s University Honors Program, in close cooperation with the Study Abroad Office, has worked to provide its students (and students across...
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The University Honors Program focuses not only on the academic involvement of its students, but also on their engagement beyond the classroom. With the help of the Study Abroad Office, the University Honors Program has worked to offer students several unique study abroad opportunities for the summer of 2014. The study abroad experience in Montreal,...
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Students are invited to attend a workshop beginning at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Regency Room at the Holmes Student Center to learn more about U.S. Student Fulbright Grant opportunities and the Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program. The Student Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and coordinated in the United...
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Join alumni and friends on an exciting travel adventure to one of these fascinating destinations. The NIU Alumni Association will guide travelers along the way, provide pre-trip assistance, send informational packets and offer an enjoyable, worry-free travel experience. All prices are per person based on double occupancy; a limited number of single supplements are available....
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When senior biological sciences major Sarah Stuebing wanted to conduct an independent research project following her sophomore year at Northern Illinois University, she found a program that would allow her to work at the only primate rehabilitation program in Argentina. But Argentina is a long way from her hometown of DeKalb, and the cost of...
Pettee Guererro
Through the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET), Huskie Pride is crossing borders and changing lives. Pettee Guerrero, a mechanical engineering graduate student and president of the NIU Society of Women Engineers, left the comforts of summer in DeKalb to bring the knowledge she has gained at NIU to Camp Eureka in Puerto Rico....
The NIU Study Abroad Office, in partnership with the NIU University Honors Program, will launch “Discovering Montreal, Canada,” a short-term Study Abroad program and a Vision 2020 initiative. Undergraduates from any major who currently hold freshman or sophomore status at NIU and are members of the University Honors Program are welcome to participate. Knowledge of...
Photo of a canal in Amsterdam. Photo courtesy Christopher Jones.
The NIU Study Abroad Office, in partnership with the NIU University Honors Program, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of Political Science, is launching “Peace, Justice, and the International Courts: The Hague and Amsterdam, Netherlands (Holland),” a short-term Study Abroad program and a Vision 2020 initiative. NIU students, both undergraduate and...
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Cuba has been out of reach for American travelers for generations. As a result, its exhilarating history, exotic landscapes and rich culture have been accessible primarily through movies and the media. The NIU Alumni Association has been granted a specific license from the Department of the Treasury for a cultural exchange to Cuba. Scheduled from...
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