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Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth
The nationally ranked Department of Public Administration is expecting a crowd of about 200 people for its 50th Anniversary Spring Gala Dinner in Chicago, where Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth will give the keynote address. The event, which will also include an address from NIU President Doug Baker, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, April 11,...
Promod Vohra
Promod Vohra, dean of the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, will participate today in an event hosted by Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth. The White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders is kicking off its first regional working group meeting at NIU-Hoffman Estates. “I am pleased to welcome the congresswoman and those representing...
Political science professor emeritus Ladd Thomas, left, one of the founders of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies in 1963, with art historian and professor emeritus Richard Cooler, founder of NIU’s Center for Burma Studies.
The new Thai ambassador to the United States, who happened to be in Chicago on Saturday, March 2, honored NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), by being among the center’s distinguished guests at its 50th anniversary gala dinner in Altgeld Hall that evening. His Excellency Chaiyong Satjipanon and an entourage – Songphol Sukchan, the...
Tammy Duckworth, 2010 recipient of an honorary doctoral degree from NIU
Northern Illinois University presented an honorary doctoral degree to L. Tammy Duckworth, a decorated Black Hawk helicopter pilot whose severe combat wounds in Iraq cost her both of her legs and who now serves as a top ranking official in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.