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Committed to memory

Memory, impressions and social perceptions are among the research specialties of psychology professor John Skowronski, Northern Illinois University’s newly named 2015 Board of Trustees Professor.

And NIU students who have taken his courses will tell you the professor certainly is unforgettable.
Alumnus Randy McCarthy

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NIU Professors Jennifer Schmidt (left) and Lee Shumow

Motivation, motivation, motivation

Oh, if science teachers only knew what their students were really thinking about during lessons.
Well, Northern Illinois University researchers actually figured out a way to tap into high school students’ thoughts during class time, and there were plenty of surprises and valuable

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Mark Schuller

Museum exhibit focuses on Haiti earthquake

“Fragments: Haiti Four Years After the Earthquake,”a new exhibit at the NIU Anthropology Museum, invites visitors to explore the lives and living conditions of Haitian people living “under the tents” since the 2010 earthquake.
Visitors can enter a tent provided for people displaced

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A boy flees Paris during the Battle of France. The photograph is the work of Theresa Bonney and published in her “Europe’s Children, 1939-1943” book of photographs.

NIU is NEH strong

Northern Illinois University faculty members have been named as recipients of three highly competitive funding awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
NIU received more grants in this latest award cycle than any other Illinois institution. NEH grants went to:

Heide Fehrenbach, a

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