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A photo of Casa Milà in Barcelona.
Join NIU alumni and friends from Thursday, March 8, through Saturday, March 17, as the NIU Alumni Association explores the beauty, culture, art and excitement of Spain’s Mediterranean Coast. See the best of Valencia and Barcelona, and discover where historical traditions and recent, innovative architecture stand side by side. Cost is $3,109 per person, double...
Thomas Rhoden
It’s a cool concept: Turn Peace Corps volunteers into an army of travel authors. That’s the aim of a new startup publishing house, Other Places Publishing, and NIU’s Thomas Rhoden, a doctoral student in political science, is one of its word-wielding soldiers. For seven years, Rhoden made Thailand his second home, experiencing and exploring the...
Photo of palace in Casco Viejo
Join the NIU Alumni Association for a tropical adventure. The Alumni Association is hosting a trip to “the land between the seas” as it heads to Panama this new year. The trip will take the alumni group from the Spanish-influenced architecture of Panama City to the Panama Canal, a true marvel of modern engineering. Exquisite...
Photo of a U.S. passport
DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo is reminding all residents to be prepared for holiday travel by renewing or applying for passports soon. The DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder’s office provides passport processing services for new applicants or individuals wishing to renew their passports. Even with expedited service, however, it takes four to six...
The NIU Study Abroad Office will hold its 19th annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 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...
Photo of Christmas presents
Join the NIU Alumni Association for holiday shopping like you’ve never experienced before. The Alumni Association is hosting a travel program to Europe’s majestic holiday markets. From the Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg to the market village of Oberndorf in the Bavarian countryside of Austria, to the Christmas markets of the Wolfgangsee, travelers will enjoy holiday craftsmanship...
study abroad
NIU students looking for money to study abroad have some special opportunities this summer. The Office of the Provost is offering a minimum of $20,000 in travel grants for summer 2011 study abroad programs. The Provost’s Travel Grant for Study Abroad will award grants in amounts between $200 and $1,000 to students who enroll in...
A photo of Turkey
Join the NIU Alumni Association for an exploration of Turkey with two trips this summer. Located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, this dynamic and historic country combines the history and culture of an ancient land with the development and progress of the modern world. The trips will take place from May 20 to May 29 and from June...
Photo of pin marking Tokyo on globe
Join alumni and friends in the spectacular Land of the Rising Sun during NIU’s 2011 spring break. NIU’s Alumni Association invites travelers on a trip scheduled from Thursday, March 10, through Saturday, March 19. This adventure includes touring in Tokyo, Kyoto, Uji, Nara, Hiroshima and Miyajima Island. Discover the treasures of Japan, from the cutting-edge...
Photo of pin marking Tokyo on globe
Join alumni and friends in the spectacular Land of the Rising Sun during NIU’s 2011 spring break. NIU’s Alumni Association invites travelers on a trip scheduled from Thursday, March 10, through Saturday, March 19. This adventure includes touring in Tokyo, Kyoto, Uji, Nara, Hiroshima and Miyajima Island. Discover the treasures of Japan, from the cutting-edge...
Photo of jet in flight
Have you dreamed of hiking the Alps, floating in the Dead Sea or seeing the Pyramids? Don’t put your dreams of traveling abroad on hold because of fears of the unknown or financial concerns. Participants will leave this discussion with the knowledge necessary for a successful, enjoyable and budget-friendly trip that allows them to travel...
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