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Stephanie Coontz
Stephanie Coontz, an award-winning author and nationally recognized expert on gender, family and the media, will visit NIU Tuesday, Feb. 26, to deliver a set of lectures celebrating Women’s History Month. Hosted by the NIU Women’s Studies Program, both events are free and open to the public. Coontz’s seminar – “How to Talk to the...
The Altgeld Auditorium at NIU showcased an impressive cast of influential women Thursday, March 22, for the 2012 Leadership Summit. In celebration of Women’s History Month, the event was sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta, in partnership with Fifth Third Bank, and focused on female executives and entrepreneurs who have established themselves as strong-willed and successful...
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...
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...
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...
Gender symbol - female
The Women’s Studies Program at NIU is seeking applicants for a student artist to design the 2011 Women’s History Month poster. The poster-designer position comes with a $250 commission and is sponsored by the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women. The final poster will include the student’s artwork and will be the result of...
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