J.D. Bowers

NIU’s ‘Travel with a Professor’ series plans visit to powerful museum exhibitions on genocide

Community members, students, and faculty are invited to attend the latest Travel with a Professor Series event Saturday, April 27, co-sponsored by Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming and the University Honors Program. Participants will travel to the Illinois Holocaust Museum &

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Mary Todd Lincoln

‘Travel with a Professor’ series to host historian of Mary Todd Lincoln, trip to Chicago ‘retrial’

In 1875, Robert Todd Lincoln, the only surviving son of Abraham Lincoln, petitioned to have his mother institutionalized for insanity. Mary Lincoln had no knowledge of her son’s intentions until Chicago police officers showed up outside of her hotel to escort her

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