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The NIU Study Abroad Office, in partnership with the NIU University Honors Program, will launch “Discovering Montreal, Canada,” a short-term Study Abroad program and a Vision 2020 initiative. Undergraduates from any major who currently hold freshman or sophomore status at NIU and are members of the University Honors Program are welcome to participate. Knowledge of...
Photo of a canal in Amsterdam. Photo courtesy Christopher Jones.
The NIU Study Abroad Office, in partnership with the NIU University Honors Program, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of Political Science, is launching “Peace, Justice, and the International Courts: The Hague and Amsterdam, Netherlands (Holland),” a short-term Study Abroad program and a Vision 2020 initiative. NIU students, both undergraduate and...
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NIU’s Art Museum has announced the spring 2013 Get-on-the-Bus trips. Want to meet other art lovers, keep up with what’s happening in the art world, see innovative historical exhibits and travel without the hassle of traffic, tolls and parking? Then Get-on-the-Bus and enjoy the ride! Museum staff members schedule the trips and make the itinerary...
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Cuba has been out of reach for American travelers for generations. As a result, its exhilarating history, exotic landscapes and rich culture have been accessible primarily through movies and the media. The NIU Alumni Association has been granted a specific license from the Department of the Treasury for a cultural exchange to Cuba. Scheduled from...
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The NIU Study Abroad Office will hold a Spring Study Abroad Fair from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the gallery 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 meet with NIU...
Sierra Leone on the map
“African Democracy and Socio-Economic Development through Sustainable Engineering” is the theme of a Study Abroad trip, scheduled from June 15 to June 30. This program will give students a first-hand experience of the economic, social and environmental challenges faced by people in Sierra Leone. Participants will be given an alternative perspective on poverty and race...
Photo of a basket of Rouille Provencale for sale at an open-air market in France.
Join NIU alumni and friends as they head to the Provence region of France from June 20 through June 28. Known for its charming villages, inspiring landscapes and fantastic food, Southern France offers memorable touring at its finest. The NIU Alumni Association trip will include a stop at the famous Lascaux Caves, so travelers can...
NIU Outdoor Adventures
Students with a love of the outdoors have several opportunities this fall, thanks to NIU’s Outdoor Adventures. Special Points of Interest The Thanksgiving Break Backpacking Trip to the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee is rapidly approaching. There will be a trip-planning meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at the Adventure Center located in the...
Photo of two Arizona cactus plants silhouetted by the sunset.
Join NIU alumni and friends as they explore the canyons and culture of the Southwest in March 2013. The American Southwest is one of the most geographically and culturally diverse regions in the United States. The NIU Alumni Association trip will take travelers to the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley and more. The trip ends in...
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The NIU Study Abroad Office will hold its 20th annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 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...
A photo of Portofino, Italy
Join NIU alumni and friends for a taste of Northern Italy this  fall on a trip scheduled from Friday, Oct. 13, through Sunday, Oct. 21. Northern Italy is a delightful blend of epicurean treats, intriguing art and culture, medieval history, exquisite resorts and breathtaking views and landscapes. The NIU Alumni Association trip will take travelers...
A photo of the Charles Bridge in Prague at sunset.
Join NIU alumni and friends from Friday, Sept. 7, through Saturday, Sept. 15, as the NIU Alumni Association explores historic Prague. Almost entirely undamaged by WWII, Prague remains a brilliant example of medieval Europe. It’s a magical city of stunning architecture that includes bridges, gold-tipped towers, church domes and cathedrals. Beyond the medieval lanes of...
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