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Dawn Dekle
Dawn Dekle, president of the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani, will visit NIU Monday, April 14, and Tuesday, April 15, as part of Celebrating Excellence. Her schedule includes several open forums and a public lecture on “The American University of Iraq: Inspiring the next Generation of Leaders.” All events are free and open to the public....
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Three well-known international peace activists will share their experience with international civil rights crises, including the U.S. government’s use of drones, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. The panel discussion, “Three Women Who Stand for Peace: International Civil Rights in the Age of Drones,”  is one...
As the dust starts to settle following the Egyptian Revolution, talk has quickly turned to which Middle Eastern autocracy will be the next to fall to the demands of domestic protests for more democratic government. Many have offered that Iran’s Green Movement of 2009 has been reawakened by events in Egypt, which have, ironically, been...