Category Archives: Northern Illinois University

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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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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The Value of an Undergraduate Education

Numerous aphorisms and proverbs tout the transformatory power of education, and especially higher education. Recent articles in the news media and blogosphere have questioned the value of an undergraduate education, however, citing tuition costs and student debts. Some pundits have … Continue reading

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NIU Joins Council for European Studies

Northern Illinois University recently joined the Council for European Studies. “Northern Illinois University has been approved for membership to the Council for European Studies (CES) Academic Consortium, an international coalition of universities, centers and other organizations dedicated to furthering the … Continue reading

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Mediterranean World Workshop Events

The Mediterranean World Workshop at Northern Illinois University participated in two events on campus this week. Members of the Mediterranean World Workshop attended a public lecture by Julia Clancy-Smith (Professor, University of Arizona) on “From Sidi BouZid to Sidi Bou … Continue reading

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The New Norm in Dorms

When considering the costs of higher education, keep in mind that educational costs should be separated from the costs of living. Students (and their parents) are increasingly demanding luxurious accommodations and student facilities that increase the cost of living on … Continue reading

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