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Noam Greene used a class assignment to help save lives. As part of a master’s degree course in Public Health, Greene submitted a policy memo to the Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA) urging that safer injection facilities be implemented throughout Illinois in order to prevent drug overdoses. “I wanted to make my policy proposal real...
NIU alum, Abby Jeppson, was awarded the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Distinguished Early Career Professional (ECP) certificate. The certificate was created to recognize and identify early career professionals in the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology who are making an impact in the areas of leadership, volunteering, or advocacy at the local, state, and/or national...
Director of Scholarships and Student Financial Services Anne Hardy, M.S. ’10, thinks of herself as a walking, talking “Huskie Legacy.” “My mother earned her master’s degree from NIU. My grandmother worked at NIU, and my husband’s grandmother worked at NIU,” she said. “I believe in our mission and am so proud to be part of...
Catrina Sanfilippo Catrina Sanfilippo long has understood the value of mentoring, something that continues to influence her career path. Now the certified athletic trainer and current graduate student in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education is reaping the benefits of networking. Thanks to a contact from her current freelance gig with ATI Sports Medicine, Sanfilippo volunteered in...
Northern Illinois University College of Law hosted its Fourth Annual Junior Scholars Conference on October 1 in Chicago, IL.  The annual conference offers junior faculty scholars the opportunity to present their works-in-progress; to receive feedback from their colleagues, including senior faculty; and to network with other legal scholars from across the country. “Given the challenges of the...
Domestic violence does not discriminate. Domestic violence affects people all over the world including our NIU community. It takes all of us to help prevent violence and create a safe and healthy community. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a monthlong opportunity to raise awareness and give voice to a subject that is hidden. “Domestic...
NIU faculty and staff can receive free, online tutoring for their children in first- through sixth-grades, thanks to the partnership between the College of Education and the Employee Assistance Program. Mission Possible Tutoring and Homework Help connects elementary school students with teacher-licensure candidates who are pursuing Master of Arts in Teaching degrees through the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The...
NIU Associate Dean for the College of Health and Human Sciences Beverly Henry, ’83, wears her Huskie Pride like a badge of honor. After 35 years in health care education, she firmly believes in the university’s mission and the good its students are doing in the world. “I think NIU continues to be an institution...
Elizabeth Rios is taking what she’s learned in the classroom to make a difference in the community. The NIU School of Nursing student is one of many Huskies administering flu shots during the university’s annual flu shot clinic on Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center, Duke Ellington Ballroom....
This will be the second year of the exciting Thousands Strong fundraising event, which helped provide more than $2 million to students and programs last year. Thousands Strong is an opportunity for alumni and friends to engage with NIU in an exciting, virtual initiative that will increase and expand alumni pride and engagement, and celebrate...
Dining at New Hall and Neptune Hall will be even tastier this month thanks to a team of students from NIU’s Dietetic Internship (DI) program. From Harry Potter-inspired dishes to a taste of Narnia, diners will be treated to something special during these fantasy-themed events.  “I hope students enjoy a delicious meal, take pictures and...
There is dramatic evidence that the population is aging nationwide. There will soon be more older Americans than children for the first time in U.S. history. Illinois’ population is no exception to this trend, with residents aged 60 and older growing at a much faster rate than other age groups. As the population ages, communities...
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