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The power of 3 + 3

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Scholars from NIU, the University of Illinois at Chicago and Southwestern University collaborate on ground-breaking research study The power of three plus three in a research study has come to fruition as scholars from three different universities in the United States and three different colleges at NIU co-authored a study titled “Borders, Bras, and Battles: Sociocultural…

Virtual feedback, mutual benefits

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Longtime friends Corrine Wickens and Elsa Glover were jogging together a few years ago when the conversation turned – naturally – to education. What happened next reads like the script of a classic TV commercial for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. NIU’s Wickens, an associate professor in the Department of Literacy and Elementary Education, and Glover, a teacher…

Alex Elias named CoSIDA Academic All-District

Alex Elias
Sophomore defender Alex Elias from the Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team was named to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Women’s Soccer Second Team this week. Elias (Phoenix, Ariz./Boulder Creek) is the first NIU women’s soccer player to earn this recognition since Lindsey Curnock in 2009. The sophomore Phoenix native owns a perfect 4.0 grade-point…

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