Dorothy Espelage

How can K-12 schools prevent bullying?

Local educators, NIU faculty, staff and students and members of the university community are invited to hear Dorothy Espelage, an internationally known researcher, teacher, speaker, and consultant on preventing and addressing bullying in K-12 schools.
Espelage, a professor at the University of Florida

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Amy Stich

‘Access, opportunities and outcomes’

Does the U.S. education system function to reproduce inequalities of social class and race while claiming to improve access for minorities and financially disadvantaged students?
Yes, says Amy Stich, an assistant professor in the NIU Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations.
“We have

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NIU visionaries

Finding new ways to prevent and treat disease. Improving incubators for premature babies. Inventing a new type of solar cell.
These are just a few of the exciting innovations of NIU faculty and staff who were honored recently during the Research and Innovation

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International Affairs announces 11 Cobb Fellowship recipients

NIU International Affairs has announced a record 11 Cobb Fellowships this year.
The fellowships will allow NIU faculty to establish new collaborations through travel to international destinations, including China, Kenya, Israel, Madagascar, Myanmar and South Korea.
“Cobb fellowships stimulate collaboration across borders to facilitate

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The exuberance! The glamour! The art!

The NIU Art Museum opens a major exhibition suite this spring that explores the exuberance and glamour of the Art Deco period with two full exhibitions and two smaller studies.
“Between the Wars: Contrasts, Parallels, Shifts and Patterns” and “Beyond Gatsby: Common Luxury

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Scientific discovery, Generation 2

With powerful supercomputing abilities and a support team in place to help users, NIU’s new Center for Research Computing and Data (CRCD) is poised to usher in a new era of big-data scientific research on campus.
Just consider some of the center’s ongoing

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