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Northern Today - September 2, 2008

Maylan Dunn and Diane NilanProfessor writes curriculum
to enable future teachers recognize, help homeless children

One of the Oklahoma City fourth-graders in Maylan Dunn-Kenney’s inner-city classroom had spent years living inside her family’s car.


Mirta Pagnucci and Corina MurciaNIU foreign language instructor taking part in Fulbright Exchange with peer from Argentina

They live more than 5,000 miles apart, one at the edge of Illinois cornfields and the other at the foot of the Andes. And their cultures are about as different as the tango and the twist. But in some ways, Mirta Pagnucci and Corina Murcia speak exactly the same language.


Anne SeitzingerFaculty, students invited
to annual Study Abroad Fair

Students and faculty who would like to learn more about study abroad programs at NIU are invited to attend the 16th Annual Study Abroad Fair.


Venture Grant funding availableNIU Foundation seeks proposals
for fall Venture Grant funding

The NIU Foundation is calling for proposals for its annual Venture Grants, which will be awarded this fall.