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NIU students seeking academic and personal enrichment will get that and more during the NIU study abroad program in Mendoza, Argentina. From May 23 through June 10, students will be immersed in Latin American culture, taking classes at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo while living with a host family. “The entire experience is enriching in...
Students can learn about educational opportunities across the globe during the upcoming Spring Study Abroad Fair. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Glass Gallery in the Holmes Student Center. NIU Study Abroad representatives will be available to answer questions on any programs offered directly by...
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“Advancing Access for All” is the theme for this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins Monday, Nov. 16, and runs through Friday, Nov. 20. Sponsored by the Division of International Affairs, International Education Week draws attention to NIU’s increasing efforts at internationalization. This year’s theme celebrates the many formal and informal avenues at...
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NIU’s 23rd annual NIU Study Abroad Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. The Study Abroad Fair provides information on how to study abroad and highlights many programs offered through the Study Abroad Office. Students can talk with study abroad...
“Ancestry Transcending the Oceans: An Exhibition of Madagascar and its Cultural Ties to Southeast Asia.”
Founders Memorial Library is home this month to an exhibit titled “Ancestry Transcending the Oceans: An Exhibition of Madagascar and its Cultural Ties to Southeast Asia.” The exhibition, curated by anthropology graduate student Anthonie Tumpag and co-sponsored by the Asian American Center, is located on the fourth floor in the Donn V. Hart Southeast Asia...
Come to the Study Abroad Fair
The NIU Study Abroad Office will hold its 22nd annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, 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...
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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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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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...
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In early March, Northern Illinois University’s Institute of Industrial Engineering chapter attended the regional conference in Iowa City, Iowa. Chapter members submitted and presented two papers in the technical paper competition: one by Donato Miroballi, the chapter president, and one by senior industrial and systems engineering (ISYE) majors Adrienne Decker and Anthony Zozzaro. The paper...
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