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The Northern Illinois University Women’s Club is sponsoring a fundraising luncheon to raise money for NIU women’s scholarships. Catered by Sweet Dreams, the luncheon will take place at noon Saturday, Oct. 22, on the lower level of the American National Bank, on the corner of Sycamore Road and Bethany Road. In addition to the meal,...
NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Women invites the campus community to its Friday, Oct. 21, luncheon and presentation on “Creating Lady in Red and Black.” Diners will learn more about “Lady in Red and Black,” a web-based exhibit inspired by Barbara Cole Peters. The exhibit was produced by an experiential learning team through...
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Women’s Resource Center is teaming with the Verizon Wireless HopeLine program, which turns used wireless phones into support for domestic violence survivors. The Women’s Resource Center is collecting no-longer-used wireless phones, batteries and accessories in any condition from any wireless service provider. Stop by any of the...
NIU Women's Resource Center
Last fall, the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women awarded NIU’s Women’s Resource Center a grant to reduce domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking on a college campus. This award enabled the creation of Victim Advocacy Services (VAS) The grant provided an opportunity for NIU to strengthen effective responses to violence...
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The 2011 Outstanding Women Student Awards have been presented to 48 women from across all disciplines at Northern Illinois University and representing undergraduates, graduate students and law students. NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Women gave out the awards during its April 17 reception on campus. The recognition program was created in 1980 and is held annually to:...
Transformational Leaders: Inspiring Change
The NIU College of Education, in partnership with the NIU Alumni Association, will host "Transformational Leaders: Inspiring Change," a moderated panel discussion featuring notable College of Education alumnae who hold significant leadership positions in their fields.
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Northern Illinois University will celebrate Women’s History Month in March with a variety of events based on the theme of “Women’s Migration and Immigration.” The events, organized by the NIU Women’s Studies Program and many other sponsors, will examine the gendered nature of migration and immigration from various perspectives.  “Migration and immigration are critical topics...
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Faculty, staff and student organization officers are invited to attend NIUs Supplier Diversity Networking Fair, luncheon and workshops, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the Holmes Student Center. Organized by Procurement Services and the State of Illinois Business Enterprise Program, the free fair takes place from 10 a.m. to noon in the...
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Shahran Spears, principal of Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School in DeKalb Community Unit School District 428, is the featured speaker at this year’s International Women’s Day luncheon. The event takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in the Chandelier Room of Adams Hall. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m....
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NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Women is accepting nominations for its 2011 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 Counseling Lab invites women to “Under Construction: Developing Our Sense of Self,” a psychoeducational group that will focus on topics of relationships, self-esteem, wellness, career choices and “what it means to be you.” The group will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m. for 10 Tuesdays, beginning Feb. 15, in Graham Hall 416. Women interested...
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Women who are considering law school, whether already admitted or just thinking about the LSAT, are invited to attend “Demystifying the Female Super Lawyer: Perspectives on Managing a Career, Family & Life” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9. The event will take place in Swen Parson Hall. Sponsors include the Office of Admissions...
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