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Effective Jan. 1, the personal mileage reimbursement rate changed to $0.535 per mile. The travel voucher form on the Accounts Payable Services web page is updated to reflect this change. Please use this form for any travel occurring after Jan. 1, 2017. Travel vouchers already submitted using the old rate have been adjusted using the new...
Students learn about Canadian Health Care and tour the Hotel Dieu Hospital Museum.
NIU honors students got a summer taste of French Canada during the “Discovering Montreal” short-term study abroad program. Along the way, they: learned about Montreal’s film, video game and entertainment industries; visited La Cinematheque Quebecoise and the Moment Factory, designers of the Madonna Super Bowl half-time entertainment; explored unique features of Canada’s Medicare system; and...
The NIU Alumni Association’s travel program is featured in the May/June issue of the national magazine Select Traveler for going the extra mile to connect travelers to NIU and each other. Pat Anderson, director of alumni relations, emphasizes in the magazine that the travel program is a way for alumni to reconnect with the university,...
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International Affairs has announced the recipients of this year’s Cobb Fellowships: Marc Adler of chemistry and biochemistry; Kikue Hamayotsu of political science; and Holly Jones of biological sciences. Each fellow will receive a grant of $1,333 to facilitate research collaboration with an international colleague. The Cobb program is funded through an endowment that was established...
A recent meme circulating on the Internet states: “I wish I had never gone traveling. Said no one. Ever!!” Recognizing that the world, its cultures, peoples and states have much to offer, Northern Illinois University’s University Honors Program, in close cooperation with the Study Abroad Office, has worked to provide its students (and students across...
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The University Honors Program focuses not only on the academic involvement of its students, but also on their engagement beyond the classroom. With the help of the Study Abroad Office, the University Honors Program has worked to offer students several unique study abroad opportunities for the summer of 2014. The study abroad experience in Montreal,...
Mount Rainier
The NIU Alumni Association invites the public to explore mountains, ancient forests, dense rain forests and rugged beaches on a trip from Thursday, June 19, to Saturday, June 28, in the Pacific Northwest. The trip begins in Seattle with a tour guide to experience the Space Needle, Puget Sound and Mount Rainier. In the evening,...
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Students are invited to attend a workshop beginning at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Regency Room at the Holmes Student Center to learn more about U.S. Student Fulbright Grant opportunities and the Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program. The Student Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and coordinated in the United...
Butchart Gardens
American history and scenic wonders await travelers this June on the NIU Alumni Association’s Pacific Northwest Grandeur vacation. Enjoy the luxury of first class hotels as we travel through majestic mountain ranges, admire rugged beaches, explore the historic encampment of Lewis and Clark and visit glorious flower gardens. One of many highlights of this tour...
The Northern Illinois University football team will make its fourth straight appearance in the Marathon MAC Championship game Friday, Dec. 6, when the Huskies take on the Mid-American Conference East Division champions at Ford Field in Detroit. NIU fans can join the Huskies in Detroit by booking the bus package, hotel rooms and a ticket...
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Join alumni and friends on an exciting travel adventure to one of these fascinating destinations. The NIU Alumni Association will guide travelers along the way, provide pre-trip assistance, send informational packets and offer an enjoyable, worry-free travel experience. All prices are per person based on double occupancy; a limited number of single supplements are available....
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When senior biological sciences major Sarah Stuebing wanted to conduct an independent research project following her sophomore year at Northern Illinois University, she found a program that would allow her to work at the only primate rehabilitation program in Argentina. But Argentina is a long way from her hometown of DeKalb, and the cost of...
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