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Timothy G. McMahon
Northern Illinois University will welcome a leading expert on the Emerald Isle to campus for the 2011 Irish Studies Lecture — appropriately scheduled in the wake of St. Patrick’s Day. Timothy G. McMahon, a professor of history at Marquette University and one of the leading Irish historians in the United States, will deliver his talk...
Dr. Otieno with students
An announcement this week from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching confirmed what most at Northern Illinois University already knew: NIU excels in providing students opportunities for engaged learning. “NIU always has prided itself on working to ensure that the knowledge we share and produce is relevant and enhances the world around us,”...
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An informational meeting about study abroad opportunities in Ireland is scheduled for 4 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in Watson Hall 323. NIU undergraduate and graduate credit is available in communication and English; undergraduate credit is available in history. Students can study at Dublin City University and examine Ireland’s role in international culture via...
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When NIU graduate student John Parr was studying global history in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2005, he learned volumes about the subject and a few things about his native country: the United States. “I learned a lot about English history and British-American history,” the Cary resident said. “I also learned what it means to be...
Study abroad
The NIU Study Abroad Office will hold its 18th Annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 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 to...
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