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Information sessions about D-Term study abroad courses set for Thursday, Feb. 20

Information sessions about D-Term study abroad courses set for Thursday, Feb. 20

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Information sessions about North Central College’s 14 unique D-Term 2014 study abroad courses will be held from 12-15 to 1:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in various classrooms in Goldspohn Hall. The 2014 study abroad courses feature destinations to Australia, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Italy, Greece, Japan, London, Morocco, Spain, Germany, Uruguay and Argentina.   
 
Course details, application process, deadlines and cost will be discussed at the sessions, and students can attend more than one session.



North Central’s resident scholar to give farewell address April 16

North Central’s resident scholar to give farewell address April 16

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North Central College’s Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Augustine Afullo will give a farewell lecture to the campus community at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in Smith Hall.



April 1 film features woman's story about starting peace, human rights movement

April 1 film features woman's story about starting peace, human rights movement

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North Central College presents a free screening of the documentary, “Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 1, in the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall.



Global human rights symposium ends today with keynote, research, performance

Global human rights symposium ends today with keynote, research, performance

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North Central College’s symposium on global human rights concludes today April 12 with two free programs, beginning at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.



Documentary screening of “The Reckoning” Thursday

Documentary screening of “The Reckoning” Thursday

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North Central College will present a free showing of the documentary “The Reckoning” as part of the College’s three-year focus on global human rights, which is sponsored by the Office of International Programs and the Leadership, Ethics and Values program.



See “State of Fear” film, hear from its director

See “State of Fear” film, hear from its director

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The free screening of the award-winning documentary “State of Fear: The Truth About Terrorism” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall. “State of Fear” is based on the work of Peru’s Truth Commission and dramatizes the human and societal costs a democracy faces when it wages a war on terror.

The film’s director Paco de Onis will introduce and briefly discuss the film.



Be central. Go global. Study abroad.

Be central. Go global. Study abroad.

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Students have an opportunity to check out the many study abroad choices during the College’s Annual Study Abroad Fair, which takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, on the second floor of the White Activities Center. The Office of International Programs offers more than 50 study abroad programs to students of all majors. Be sure to stop by and learn more.



New faculty/staff and artist receptions Monday, Sept. 26

New faculty/staff and artist receptions Monday, Sept. 26

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On Monday, Sept. 26, the offices of International Programs and Leadership, Ethics and Values will hold the annual fall reception for new faculty and staff from 4 to 6 p.m. at the 48 E. Jefferson House (right). All faculty and staff are invited to meet the new members and enjoy refreshments from around the world.



Feb. 24 info sessions for D-Term courses

Feb. 24 info sessions for D-Term courses

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Students interested in learning about the 2011 D-Term study abroad opportunities are invited to attend information sessions Thursday, Feb. 24, in various classrooms in Goldspohn Hall. The sessions will take place from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. and students can attend as many as they want.



Feb. 15 lecture, film focus on India

Feb. 15 lecture, film focus on India

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North Central will host a free lecture, followed by a film at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 15, in Meiley-Swallow Hall. Madhu Rao, an international women’s rights advocate, will give a talk titled “Renting a Womb in India: Outsourcing’s New Frontier” that was originally scheduled for Feb. 1. The film “The Story of India” by Michael Woods (photo) will be shown at 8:30 p.m. Part two of a six-part series made for PBS and BBC, this film is a journey through today’s India and uncovers the country’s historic figures, achievements, legacies and impact in the region.



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