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Photo of luggage with foreign stickers
The NIU Study Abroad Office will hold a Spring Study Abroad Fair from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the gallery of the Holmes Student Center. All students who would like to learn more about the possibility of studying abroad are invited to attend. Students will have the opportunity to meet with NIU...
Sierra Leone on the map
“African Democracy and Socio-Economic Development through Sustainable Engineering” is the theme of a Study Abroad trip, scheduled from June 15 to June 30. This program will give students a first-hand experience of the economic, social and environmental challenges faced by people in Sierra Leone. Participants will be given an alternative perspective on poverty and race...
Photo of a basket of Rouille Provencale for sale at an open-air market in France.
Join NIU alumni and friends as they head to the Provence region of France from June 20 through June 28. Known for its charming villages, inspiring landscapes and fantastic food, Southern France offers memorable touring at its finest. The NIU Alumni Association trip will include a stop at the famous Lascaux Caves, so travelers can...
The ENAE Business School in Murcia, Spain
Business moves faster and blurs borders now more than at any time in history. To keep pace, companies are looking for employees who bring a unique set of skills to the workplace, one that Northern Illinois University College of Business Fast-Track MBA programs are designed to provide. The program provides students with the full MBA...
John R. Nay
John R. Nay, U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Suriname, will visit NIU at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, to talk to students about international internships, fellowships and careers. Nay will speak in Neptune Central Meeting Room 109 about U.S. Department of State-sponsored opportunities for students that can lead to promising international careers. Programs offer...
Collage of a globe, flags, backpack and passport
The NIU Study Abroad Office will hold its 20th annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. All students who would like to learn more about the possibility of studying abroad are invited to attend. Students will have the opportunity...
A photo of Portofino, Italy
Join NIU alumni and friends for a taste of Northern Italy this  fall on a trip scheduled from Friday, Oct. 13, through Sunday, Oct. 21. Northern Italy is a delightful blend of epicurean treats, intriguing art and culture, medieval history, exquisite resorts and breathtaking views and landscapes. The NIU Alumni Association trip will take travelers...
A photo of the Charles Bridge in Prague at sunset.
Join NIU alumni and friends from Friday, Sept. 7, through Saturday, Sept. 15, as the NIU Alumni Association explores historic Prague. Almost entirely undamaged by WWII, Prague remains a brilliant example of medieval Europe. It’s a magical city of stunning architecture that includes bridges, gold-tipped towers, church domes and cathedrals. Beyond the medieval lanes of...
A photo of Casa Milà in Barcelona.
Join NIU alumni and friends from Thursday, March 8, through Saturday, March 17, as the NIU Alumni Association explores the beauty, culture, art and excitement of Spain’s Mediterranean Coast. See the best of Valencia and Barcelona, and discover where historical traditions and recent, innovative architecture stand side by side. Cost is $3,109 per person, double...
Thomas Rhoden
It’s a cool concept: Turn Peace Corps volunteers into an army of travel authors. That’s the aim of a new startup publishing house, Other Places Publishing, and NIU’s Thomas Rhoden, a doctoral student in political science, is one of its word-wielding soldiers. For seven years, Rhoden made Thailand his second home, experiencing and exploring the...
Photo of palace in Casco Viejo
Join the NIU Alumni Association for a tropical adventure. The Alumni Association is hosting a trip to “the land between the seas” as it heads to Panama this new year. The trip will take the alumni group from the Spanish-influenced architecture of Panama City to the Panama Canal, a true marvel of modern engineering. Exquisite...
Photo of a U.S. passport
DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo is reminding all residents to be prepared for holiday travel by renewing or applying for passports soon. The DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder’s office provides passport processing services for new applicants or individuals wishing to renew their passports. Even with expedited service, however, it takes four to six...
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