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“Advancing Access for All” is the theme for this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins Monday, Nov. 16, and runs through Friday, Nov. 20. Sponsored by the Division of International Affairs, International Education Week draws attention to NIU’s increasing efforts at internationalization. This year’s theme celebrates the many formal and informal avenues at...
J.D. Bowers believes he has found the perfect position to capitalize on his diverse teaching, administrative and service experience: associate vice provost of University Honors. Bowers begins his new job Monday, July 1. “University Honors has some of the most engaged and rigorous academic offerings, exciting programming and sustained student, faculty, staff and alumni outreach...
Nisan Chavkin
Nisan Chavkin, executive director of the Constitutional Rights Foundation-Chicago, will visit NIU at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, as the guest of the Zeta Gamma chapter of Phi Beta Delta. Chavkin’s work focuses on the areas of civic engagement, the challenges to our civil liberties and motivating the nation’s youth to take a responsible role...
Clara Louis
Clara Louis, a doctoral candidate in the NIU College of Education’s Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE), has been awarded the 2013 David Merchant International Student Award of Achievement by Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars. The award honors one international student who demonstrates exceptional accomplishments in the areas of scholarship...
Christopher M. Jones
Christopher Jones, associate vice provost for University Honors, has been chosen for the 2013 Yvonne Captain Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education by the board of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars. Jones is the third NIU professor to win the national award in recent years, with history professor J.D. Bowers...
NIU received the Eileen Evans Overall Outstanding Chapter Award, signifying the strongest contributions to international education by a Phi Beta Delta Chapter over the preceding year. From left: J.D. Bowers; Christopher M. Jones, past president of Zeta Gamma Chapter; International President Richard Deming; and Deborah Pierce, chapter coordinator.
NIU representatives traveled to Kansas City last week for the annual conference of the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars and returned with some impressive hardware. NIU history professor J.D. Bowers received the Yvonne Captain Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education. Bowers, the 2010 Outstanding International Educator at NIU, created and...
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NIU’s Zeta Gamma chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, is raising funds for scholarships through the sale of 2012 “International Cuisine in Culture” calendars and cozy coffee mugs. The calendars feature photographs taken by NIU students, faculty and staff members of the Zeta Gamma chapter. Both items make great holiday...
Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, recently presented its 2011 Edward S. Blankenship Outstanding Staff Award to Pamela K. Rosenberg, business manager for the Division of International Programs and treasurer of the Zeta Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Delta. The Blankenship Award recognizes outstanding leadership and support of the development and activities...
Joseph S. Nye Jr.
Joseph S. Nye Jr. of Harvard University will present a public lecture at NIU on “The Future of American Power.” A University Distinguished Service Professor and former dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Nye will speak from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, in the auditorium of Altgeld Hall. A reception will follow. Nye’s lecture will...
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NIU’s Zeta Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Delta is selling 2011 calendars filled with stunning images from around the world. The calendars cost $15. Phi Beta Delta’s purpose is to address the need on campus for recognition and visibility of the international experience and to serve as a vehicle for the development of academic-based international...
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NIU’s own Zeta Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars, is conducting elections to membership in the society, as well as for officers.  Phi Beta Delta is the first honor society dedicated to recognizing scholarly achievement in international education. As an intergenerational organization, the society recognizes and honors three categories...