Humanities

Historian’s research doesn’t stop with retirement

Part of cover: British North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Retirement apparently can’t stand in the way of Stephen Foster’s quest to uncover the American past. Foster, a Distinguished Research Professor of history who retired in 2002 after an illustrious career at NIU, hasn’t slowed down a bit. Foster this summer was a…

Finding ‘Love 2.0’ at a professional conference

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NIU psychology professor Lisa Finkelstein found love at a professional conference. You can, too, she says. She is not talking about romantic love, but the kind of love that emanates from shared positive experience. And you can find it almost anywhere. In…

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