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Tag: World War II
OHANA!
Student leaders of the OHANA! Peer Mentor Program and guest speaker Takako Day will present “Show Me the Way to Go Home: World War II Incarceration Camps” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, during the NIU Asian American Center’s “OHANA!” event. Day has 40 years of experience as an award-winning writer, focusing on minority- and...
Emma Kuby
When classes begin in the fall, Emma Kuby will be heading east. The NIU Department of History professor has been awarded a fellowship at Princeton University’s Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies for the 2015 fall term. Kuby is one of five faculty Fellows-in-residence from around the world who will work on projects related...
Krista Hegburg
Krista Hegburg, a program officer in the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will deliver two lectures at NIU during the first week of November. Hegburg, who holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University, will speak on “New Perspectives on Gender and the Holocaust” at 4.30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov....
Tammy Kordik is making art contagious with her students.
What’s in the water? Passersby have noticed that wooden arches have popped up in the Illinois and Michigan Canal near Ninth Street in Lockport. John Siblik, a Lemont native and alumnus of Northern Illinois University, banded branches together to make these 101 sculptures, which extend a half mile in the water as part of Lockport’s...
ROTC Color Guard at NIU Huskie Football game
Northern Illinois University will celebrate our nation’s heroes Wednesday, Nov. 13, before and during the football game between the NIU Huskies (9-0, 5-0) and Ball State (9-1, 6-0) with a multitude of special activities honoring active and veteran members of the military, firefighters, police and first responders. Kickoff for the Mid-American Conference West Division Showdown...
NIU Veterans Day cermony 2012
Several events are planned at NIU around Veterans Day. “Journey of a Hero: Supporting the Sacrifice” begins at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. All are invited. As NIU Military Student Services works to illustrate to supporters and participants how everyone can better support veterans, this educational...
Heide Fehrenbach
Tune in Wednesday (Sept. 4) during the lunch hour to WBEZ radio (91.5 FM or online) and you’ll hear Heide Fehrenbach, an NIU Board of Trustees Professor of history, talking about her research. Fehrenbach taped the interview Tuesday with Jerome McDonnell for his global affairs program, “Worldview,” which begins at noon. WBEZ is Chicago’s National...