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Tag: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Book cover of “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” by Bryan Stevenson
NIU faculty, administrators, staff, returning students and community members are encouraged to “Get the Book, Read the Book and Donate the Book” as a part of the Common Reading Experience (CRE) this fall. The book, “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption,” discusses author Bryan Stevenson’s work as a young lawyer fighting against poverty...
Bryan Stevenson
First- and Second-Year Experience (FSYE) invites faculty, staff, students, community members and the colleges departments and organizations they are affiliated with to share programs and initiatives associated with the themes of NIU’s Common Reading Experience (CRE) and “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.” In addition to outlining the benefits of submitting your program,...
Photo of a prisoner in handcuffs
NIU students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to experience “A Day in a Life of a Prisoner” from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in the Stevenson Smart Classroom of Stevenson Residence Hall. First- and Second-Year Experience is hosting this event as a part of NIU’s 2015-2017 Common Reading Experience, “Just Mercy:...
HUMAN: The Movie
Filmmaker and artist Yann Arthus-Bertrand spent three years collecting real life stories from 2,000 women and men in 60 countries. Now the first volume of his trilogy, “HUMAN The Movie,” will be shown at NIU at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct, 26, as part of NIU’s 2015-2017 Common Reading Experience. The event will take place in...
A montage of children's book covers
Members of the NIU community can make a difference in the lives of young children by donating a book to “The Storybook Project,” a service event connected with the 2015-2017 Common Reading Experience. The Storybook Project provides books to young children and grandchildren of inmates in area correctional institutions through a social service agency, Lutheran...
Book cover of “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” by Bryan Stevenson
“Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” by Bryan Stevenson has been selected as NIU’s Common Reader for 2015-2017. Copies of the book, which was recommended by a team of faculty, staff and undergraduate students from a group of approximately 15 titles, will be available to check out from First- and Second-Year Experience (Altgeld Hall...