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#ThankAnNIUWoman
The Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) is honoring NIU women in celebration of Women’s History Month. Throughout the month of March, the GSRC is looking for stories of thanks – stories of how an NIU women influenced and empowered each personal, educational and professional development journey. To nominate someone who deserves recognition, along with...
#ThankAnNIUWoman
The Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) is honoring NIU women in celebration of Women’s History Month. Throughout the month of March, the GSRC is looking for stories of thanks – stories of how an NIU women influenced and empowered each personal, educational and professional development journey. To nominate someone who deserves recognition, along with stories...
Women In To Light
NIU School of Theatre and Dance students will remount their December production of “Women In To Light” at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 13, to benefit the DeKalb Area Women’s Center. As a part of the center’s Women’s History Month programming, the NIU actresses will host a talk-back immediately following their performance to discuss their process...
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In recognition of Women’s History Month, the NIU Department of Police and Public Safety will host its second annual “Women of the Shield: Honoring Women in Law Enforcement” brunch. This year’s theme is “Her-Story – Rising Through The Ranks.” Deputy Chief Gloria Graham of the Northwestern University Police Department will give the keynote address as...
Several events are planned in March in celebration of National Women’s History Month. All events are open to the public and, unless otherwise noted. are free. Sign language interpreters will be provided upon request; call (815) 753-6515 (one week’s notice is preferred). For more information, call the Center for the Study of Women, Gender &...
Join the NIU Women’s Studies Program as they investigate the effects of incarceration Tuesday, March 24, beginning at 7:15 p.m. in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. The discussion, “Caring for Incarcerated Persons and Their Families,” is free and open to the public. The event is also part of the NIU’s examination of...
March is Women’s History Month and Northern Illinois University will celebrate with a variety of events focused on incarceration issues. “The U.S. incarcerates more people per capita than any other nation in the world,” said Rebekah Kohli, coordinator of the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies program. “While the majority of prisoners are men of color (mostly African...
Standing (from left): Attorney Rachel Morse, Attorney Mary Petruchius (Committee Chair, ISBA Women and the Law), Justice Mary Jane W. Theis, attorney Jennifer K. Gust; Justice Joy V. Cunningham, Justice Shelvin Louise Marie Hall, Justice Anne M. Burke, and Justice Susan F. Hutchinson. Seated (from left): Chief Judge Diane P. Wood, Chief Justice Rita B. Garman, and ISBA President Paula Holderman.
A panel of distinguished female legal professionals spotlighted “Myra Bradwell: The Practice of Law in the Wake of Her Legacy,” a special event in honor of Women’s History Month held March 21 at NIU. The program was presented by the Illinois State Bar Association’s standing committees on Women and the Law and Racial and Ethnic...
Myra Bradwell
A panel of six female Illinois justices, including the three who serve on the Illinois Supreme Court, and the woman president of the state’s largest bar association, are coming to NIU to headline “Myra Bradwell: The Practice of Law in the Wake of Her Legacy.” The panel discussion is planned from 1 to 5 p.m....
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Three well-known international peace activists will share their experience with international civil rights crises, including the U.S. government’s use of drones, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. The panel discussion, “Three Women Who Stand for Peace: International Civil Rights in the Age of Drones,”  is one...
Beginning Tuesday, March 4, NIU will celebrate Women’s History Month by hosting a series of events focused on civil rights. Rebekah Kohli, program coordinator for NIU’s Women’s Studies Program, said that this year is a good time to reflect on American society. “Since this year is the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act,...
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The NIU Women’s Resource Center host a Hot Topic Tuesday in honor of this year’s theme for Women’s History Month: “Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination: Celebrating Women in STEM: Science, Math, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.” Scheduled from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Stevenson Multipurpose Room, the free event will focus on...
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