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Cheng Hou Lee
For musicians, perfecting their craft is a lifelong symphony. Those best prepared to hit the right notes are dedicated, lifelong learners. Cheng-Hou Lee, associate professor in the NIU School of Music, sets the stage for his students’ success. “I tailor what I tell each student. I try to find the most efficient way for them...
A DeKalb High School student shows a visitor from Taiwan around the school.
During the last hour of any Friday work day – even the 12th period at DeKalb High School – concentration does not always come easily. Five days of labor are coming to an end. The weekend beckons. Just one more lap to go, and with any luck, time is barreling downhill. But for the 35...
Bright skies over the NIU campus July 3 provided perfect weather for an afternoon at the races – the solar-powered model car races, that is. The competition area outside Gable and DuSable halls resounded with happy cheers, mechanical whirs and the clack-clack-clack of plastic wheels against sidewalk as 42 young people launched the cars they...
Gail Hayenga, conference and event coordinator in the NIU College of Education’s Office of External & Global Programs, greets two American Summer Education Camp students from the National University of Tainan Affiliated Elementary School.
NIU’s College of Education has welcomed 26 children and three teachers from Taiwan to its 2014 American Summer Education Camp. The children, from the National University of Tainan’s Affiliated Elementary School, arrived June 26 and will spend three weeks in DeKalb participating in a variety of experiences designed to immerse them in American culture. The...
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Although NIU School of Art professor Kerry Freedman is on a one-month residency in Taipei, there was no distance great enough to keep her from her students in DeKalb. On Monday, Oct. 8, School of Art doctoral students and Douglas Boughton, director of the NIU School of Art, gathered around a conference table in the...
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Samantha Goss and Li-Hsuan Hsu, doctoral students in the NIU School of Art, will act as representatives of the university when they present research during the International “Sisterhood University” Conference of Graduate Students in Taiwan. The conference, scheduled this Saturday and Sunday at the National Changhua University of Education (NCUE) in Changhua City, invites students...
Tai-Hwa Emily Lu, Paula Hartman and Kun-Liang Chung at the MOU signing ceremony.
NIU and National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) in Taipei, Taiwan, signed an historic memorandum of understanding (MOU) June 28, 2011, agreeing to foster academic exchange and cooperation between the two institutions. This agreement allows for the exchange of students, faculty and information as well as collaboration in academic programs, conferences and research. Any college or...
Christopher Jones, associate vice provost for University Honors at Northern Illinois University,  has returned from a trip to Taiwan this month where he and nine other senior U.S. scholars and researchers discussed security relations between the United States, Taiwan and China. Jones, a professor of political science, was selected as the Midwest region representative.  He and...
On the densely populated island of Taiwan, the concept of hearing tests is as novel as formally educated audiologists. Providing those critical hearing tests to hundreds of Taiwanese children and adults became an eye-opening experience this May for NIU College of Health and Human Sciences professor King Chung and four of her audiology students. “Most...