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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...
Logo of Northern Illinois University Women's Studies Program: Changing minds & lives for the better!
NIU’s Women’s Studies Program is now accepting applications for the Mothers Memorial Scholarship and the Austin Sawicki Memorial Scholarship. Application deadline for both scholarships is Friday, Feb. 17. The Mothers Memorial Scholarship Fund honors those who are or act as mothers to members of the NIU community. The scholarship is available to upper division undergraduate and...
Northern Illinois University Women’s Studies and NGOLD (Center for NGO Leadership and Development) are sponsoring a teach-in on the current famine and humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. The event, “Horn of Plenty? Famine: Man-made Natural Disaster in Africa,” will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Room 100 of...
Logo of Women's History Month 2011
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8, and the Women’s Studies Program is again this year making Mother’s Day gift-giving easy. Send a contribution for the Mothers Memorial Scholarship Fund and program staff will send each honoree a beautiful and unique card – featuring the 2011 Women’s History Month design – letting her know that a contribution was made in her honor. Mothers,...
Takako Day speaks Tuesday afternoon during the teach-in on the Japanese disaster.
Tuesday’s “teach-in” on the crisis in Japan drew an audience of about 100 students, faculty and staff members who heard a panel of experts talk on a range of subjects, from how worldwide non-governmental organizations (NGO) respond to massive disasters to an account of how the nuclear crisis unfolded. “It was very informational,” said Erika...
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.
Movie poster for "The Other Side of Immigration"
NIU’s Center for Latino and Latin American Studies is hosting a film festival this week. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (815) 753-1531. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m. Latino Center, 515 Garden Road Documentary screening and discussion, “Which Way Home”  (in Spanish with English subtitles) “Which Way Home” is a...
Photo of button-flowers
Join the NIU Women’s Studies Program for its sixth annual “Crafty Women” holiday arts and crafts sale. Items on sale will include hand-made jewelry, pottery, quilted items, Amy Levin’s Clean Girl soap and other hand-crafted items created by Women’s Studies students, faculty, staff and friends. The sale will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5...
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...
Recycling symbol in green grass
The NIU community is invited Tuesday, Oct. 20, to a free webcast focusing on campus environmental sustainability. To mark the eighth annual “Campus Sustainability Day,” the Society for College and University Planning and the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium are co-sponsoring a webcast titled “Empowering a low carbon movement at your campus: strategies and tools...
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