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Rey Ty
by Rey Ty I was born and raised in Manila. My dad is from Fujian, China. My mom is from Leyte. All of my maternal relatives are from Leyte. Our hometown is Babatngon, Leyte, a 30-minute drive from Tacloban, the capital of Leyte, hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan (known as Yolanda in the Philippines), the...
An advocate for human rights in Sri Lanka will visit campus next month to deliver a talk on recent developments in the island nation, which has seen allegations of a broad range of human rights abuses, particularly against ethnic minority Tamils. Skantha Skanthakumar is a founding member of the Illinois Tamil Human Rights Group, which...
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David Kraft, director of the Chicago-based Nuclear Energy Information Service, will speak Monday, April 22, at NIU as a part of Earth Day celebrations. Kraft will talk on “Chernobyl, Fukushima, Iran and Now North Korea: A Planet is a Terrible Thing to (Rad-)Waste – Proliferation and A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy.” He will touch on...
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The Future Leaders of Indonesia Program will bring 16 youth and adult leaders from Indonesia to the the NIU International Training Office from Sunday, Sept. 16, through Sunday, Sept. 30. Globalization drastically changes institutional arrangements, roles and patterns of interaction among global citizens. Along with the changes, globalization brings to fore various challenges and opportunities...