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Twenty-one young leaders from nine Southeast Asian countries shortly after their arrival on campus Sept. 30 to study human rights and civil rights.
NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) and the Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD) bid farewell Wednesday, Nov. 4, to 21 young Southeast Asian leaders participating in the Leading and Organizing for Change in Southeast Asia (LOCSEA) institute. Beginning Sept. 30, the trip concluded with a five-day study tour of the South...
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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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NIU students and faculty/staff groups are teaming up with community organizations to present a week of events in recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, scheduled from Saturday, Nov. 10, through Sunday, Nov. 18. Sponsored on campus by Student Involvement & Leadership Development, the week features a variety of service opportunities with the Northern...
Northern Illinois University Women’s Studies and NGOLD (Center for NGO Leadership and Development) are sponsoring a teach-in on the current famine and humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. The event, “Horn of Plenty? Famine: Man-made Natural Disaster in Africa,” will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Room 100 of...
Takako Day speaks Tuesday afternoon during the teach-in on the Japanese disaster.
Tuesday’s “teach-in” on the crisis in Japan drew an audience of about 100 students, faculty and staff members who heard a panel of experts talk on a range of subjects, from how worldwide non-governmental organizations (NGO) respond to massive disasters to an account of how the nuclear crisis unfolded. “It was very informational,” said Erika...
Northern Illinois University will hold a “teach-in” on the crisis in Japan, with a panel of experts speaking on topics ranging from tracking earthquakes and tsunamis to the hazards of radioactive emissions. The event, titled “Responding to the Human Tragedy in Japan: Challenges and Complexities,” is free and open to the public. It will be...