Monthly Archives: February 2014

Undergraduate Research at NIU

The 5th annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day at Northern Illinois University will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Holmes Student Center, Duke Ellington Ballroom from 9:00am-3:30pm. Any undergraduate student who has participated in a faculty-mentored research or … Continue reading

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Rising Cost of Not Attending College

A new research survey by the Pew Research Center demonstrates the rising costs of not attending college. “On virtually every measure of economic well-being and career attainment—from personal earnings to job satisfaction to the share employed full time—young college graduates are … Continue reading

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The Ethics of War

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
War is often perceived as completely unethical, yet the people who engage in warfare always have ethical systems and cultural frameworks that shape their military practices and individual behaviors. Classic…

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Pre-doctoral Position in Policy Studies

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship Foreign Policy Program The Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institution invites applications for the award of one or two full-time resident fellowships for policy-oriented doctoral research for…

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High School History Teacher Position

History Teacher – Part-Time – High School The University of Chicago About The Unit: The Laboratory Schools is among the largest independent schools in the country with a history dating to 1896 under the auspices of John Dewey and the … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Funding

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
Northern Illinois University’s Study Abroad Office is holding a meeting to assist students in finding funding to support their international studies. “How to Find Money to Study Abroad” Thursday, February…

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Marx and Engels in Hell

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
For centuries, Christian churches have depicted elaborate scenes of the Last Judgment and the punishments of the damned in Hell. Many Catholic and Orthodox churches devote an entire wall to…

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