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The Women’s Resource Center’s Victim Advocacy Services is jump-starting April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month with NIU Rocks Against Rape. This free event will be held Wednesday, March 28, in the Holmes Student Center. From 6 to 7 p.m., visitors to the Glidden Room can enjoy refreshments and a showcase of speakers from campus and...
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The Women’s Resource Center at NIU will host two events during the first week of April focused on body image. A panel discussion titled “Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness” is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 2, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. The discussion will highlight various...
Teresa Tanner
Teresa Tanner, chief  human resource officer for Fifth Third Bank, will be the keynote speaker at the 2012 Leadership Summit, scheduled for Thursday, March 22, in the Altgeld Hall Auditorium. The event, which will be hosted by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, in partnership with Fifth Third Bank, is part of Women’s History Month activities...
Charlotte Fox, Kaitlin Henderson and Amy Powell rehearse a scene from “Mrs. Packard.”
Elizabeth Packard’s name might be obscure to students of local history, but her fight for women’s rights and the rights of the mentally ill in the mid-1800s led to significant changes in Illinois state law. Beginning Thursday, March 29, the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will stage the story of “Mrs. Packard,” by playwright...
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The NIU Women’s Resource Center will present “Elect Her – Campus Women Win,” a collaboration between AAUW and Running Start that encourages and trains young women to run for student government on their campuses. Any students who attend the selected campuses can participate in the training. NIU’s training session will take place from 3 to...
College of Education Dean La Vonne I. Neal
Three alumnae of the NIU College of Education will lead a panel discussion Wednesday, March 21, on “Women’s Education, Women’s Empowerment.” Presented in partnership with the NIU Alumni Association, the College of Education Community Learning Series event begins at 5 p.m. reception in the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. The panel discussion begins at 6...
Artist: Mary Ann Mathus (2012)
March is Women’s History Month, and this year NIU will celebrate with an array of events based on the theme of “Women, Wealth, and Economic Justice.” “Poverty and economic justice are at the forefront of national political debates today as well as key issues globally,” said NIU Women’s Studies Program Director Amy Levin. “I can’t...
Demystifying the Female Super Lawyer
The NIU College of Law Office of Admissions & Financial Aid will host “Demystifying the Female Super Lawyer: Perspectives On Balancing A Career, A Family, and Life.” The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, in Room 315 of Altgeld Hall. This program, which is also co-sponsored by the NIU...
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NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Women is accepting nominations for its 2012 faculty and staff awards. Wilma D. Stricklin Award for the Enhancement of the Campus Climate for Women This award is given to an individual who has made continual and extraordinary contributions to the climate for women on campus. Outstanding Mentor Award...
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NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Women is seeking nominations for the 2012 Outstanding Women Awards. The awards are intended to: encourage the full participation of women students in all facets of the university experience and in their communities; support their development of corresponding strengths, both cooperative and competitive; and celebrate their achievements and...
Film poster for “Telling Amy’s Story”
“Telling Amy’s Story” is a film about Amy Homan-McGee, a 33-year-old mother of two and Verizon Wireless employee. Homan-McGee was killed by her husband in 2001 when she decided to leave him after suffering years of abuse. Created by Penn State Public Broadcasting and aired on public television stations nationwide, “Telling Amy’s Story” has been...
Gender symbol - female
NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Women is seeking nominations for the 2012 Outstanding Women Awards. The awards are intended to: encourage the full participation of women students in all facets of the university experience and in their communities; support their development of corresponding strengths, both cooperative and competitive; and celebrate their achievements and...
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