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Category: Accolades
The American Physical Society has recognized Fermilab and Northern Illinois University physicist Philippe Piot for his outstanding contributions as a referee for APS journals.  The APS Outstanding Referee program was instituted in 2008 to recognize scientists who have been exceptionally helpful in assessing manuscripts for publication in the APS journals. The highly selective program annually recognizes about...
Clinical Assistant Professor Colleen Boraca was recently featured in “Breaking Down Barriers to Housing,” an article on Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s website that highlights alumni who are working to address issues contributing to homelessness. Professor Boraca directs the NIU Health Advocacy Clinic, located at Hesed House, the second largest homeless shelter in Illinois....
Eui-kyung Shin, a professor of Social Studies Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, is celebrating the publication of a new book. “Spatial Citizenship Education: Citizenship through Geography,” edited by Shin and Sarah Witham Bednarz, is an innovative exploration of ways to engage and promote citizenship through a deeper understanding of spatial and geographic perspectives. The...
Soyini Chism, a doctoral student in the Curriculum Leadership program and a physical education teacher at Joliet Central High School, published an article in the Kappa Delta Pi Record. Co-authored with Department of Curriculum and InstructionProfessor Elizabeth A. Wilkins, “Student Ownership for Blended Physical Education” explores how the Joliet Township High School Blended Physical Education program combines physical activity with technology to...
Sherry Bochenek, a doctoral student in Curriculum Leadership, won the TED Kaleidoscope Student Research Poster Award for Literature Review at the recent national conference. Kaleidoscope is the Teacher Education Division (TED) of Council for Exceptional Children’s Graduate Student Committee. Each year, Kaleidoscope holds two separate graduate student symposia as an opportunity for doctoral students to present their research professionally and to...
Natalie Andzik and Xiaodan Hu College of Education faculty members Natalie Andzik and Xiaodan Hu were selected to participate in the Principal Investigator (PI) Academy, sponsored by the NIU Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships. The PI Academy hosts a professional development series that explores the range of activities of a successful investigator, including competitive positioning, grant writing, project management, research...
Joseph Flynn, associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, received the O.L. Davis, Jr. Outstanding Book Award for 2018. Given in recognition of scholarship that adds substantively to the body of knowledge about the practices and theories of curriculum and teaching, the award is presented by the American Association for Teaching & Curriculum. Flynn’s book, “White Fatigue: Rethinking...
Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Johnson, director of teacher preparation for the NIU College of Education, has been named a Clinical Practice Fellow by the Association of Teacher Educators. Selected through a competitive application process, Clinical Practice Fellows are a group of teacher educators, P-12 school personnel and clinical field coordinators who have a strong research interest in clinical practice....
Patrick Roberts Patrick Roberts, associate professor in the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations, is celebrating the publication of “Bitten by the Blues: The Alligator Records Story.” Roberts is the co-author of the book with Bruce Iglauer, who in 1971 launched what is today the largest independent blues record label in the world. “I hope readers...
Adam Carter and Dana Isawi Adam Carter and co-PI Dana Isawi, faculty in the Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education, were awarded a $100,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation to provide grief counseling services to children in school- and clinic-based sites. The grant establishes the HOPE (Hold On, Pain Ends) Project as a coalition of community-based partners...
The Latino Resource Center closed out Latino Heritage Month by hosting Noche de Gala on Oct. 11, 2018. The annual event—which celebrated its fifth year—included dancing, food and music. New this year was the addition of an awards ceremony that showcased the accomplishments of organizations and faculty from the 2017-18 academic year. Recipients of this...
  Milivoje M. Kostic, professor emeritus in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is editing a Special Issue of Entropy journal, Nature of Heat and Entropy, and recently published a feature paper, “Nature of Heat.” Over the summer, Kostic attended the 16th International Heat Transfer Conference (IHTC-16) where he was a panelist on the development of a new entransy theory. The inclusion to...
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