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Category: Accolades
History Professor Anne Hanley has a new book out that sheds light on the history of state finances and economic development in Brazil. Hanley will deliver a talk on the book—titled The Public Good and the Brazilian State: Municipal Finance and Public Services in São Paulo, 1822-1930(University of Chicago Press)— during a reception from 2:30...
The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) is pleased to announce one of the recipients of its Accounting Education Research Grants for 2018 includes the team of Bradrick Cripe, Linda Matuszewski, Ann Dzuranin, and Rebecca Shortridge, Donald E. Kieso Endowed Chair in Accountancy at Northern Illinois University, who will receive a grant amount...
Kerry Freedman, professor of art education in the School of Art and Design at NIU, was named the winner of the 2018 Lowenfeld Award. The award is granted annually by the National Art Education Association (NAEA) and is considered the most significant award in the industry. As well as receiving the award, Freedman gave the...
The Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (PCSOGI) is the primary channel by which advice is given to the president of NIU on issues and concerns affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals at the university. PCSOGI recently collaborated with the Undergraduate Research & Program Partnerships to create an award to...
NIU Rehabilitation Counseling assistant professors Bryan Dallas and Matt Sprong have received accolades from the national Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association (VEWAA). VEWAA is an organization that supports human service professionals in their endeavors to help persons with disabilities achieve their employment and career goals. Its mission is to improve and advance the fields...
“End of Days: An Encyclopedia of the Apocalypse in World Religions” edited by Dr. Wendell Johnson, University Libraries, has been named to the American Library Association’s 2018 Outstanding Reference Sources List . The selected titles are considered among the most valuable published in the previous year and are highly recommended for inclusion in all library collections.
Christine Rienstra Kiracofe, professor in the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Education Law Association. Kiracofe teaches Education Law, Education Finance and Legal Aspects of School Business Management. She has authored more than 30 articles, books, and book chapters and her work has been...
The History of Science Society recently announced the 2017-2018 HSS/NASA Fellowship in the History of Space Science has been awarded to Andy Bruno, an associate professor of history at Northern Illinois University. He will use the fellowship to study the history of the mysterious Tunguska explosion of 1908 that happened over a desolate region of...
Professor Valerie Garver has been elected to serve on the council of the Medieval Academy of America. The Medieval Academy of America is the largest organization in the world promoting excellence in the field of medieval studies, representing more than 3,500 medievalists in North America and worldwide. It was founded in 1925 and is based in...
During the 2017 Regional Leadership Conference of the Great Lakes Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (GLACURH) at La Cross, Wisconsin, NIU student leaders and staff were recognized with 16 awards for their hard work throughout the year. NIU attendees also presented seven programs to student leaders from across the region and Canada. The...
Three faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have earned recognition for their research and scholarship: Jeff Einboden from the Department of English was named an ACLS Fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies. Valerie Garver from the Department of History has received a prestigious research award from the School of Historical Studies...
Assistant Professor Brian McCormick, Department of Management, and his co-authors recently received the 2017 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research. Their article, “My family made me do it: A cross-domain, self-regulatory perspective on antecedents to abusive supervision,” was published in 2016 in the Academy of Management Journal. Named in honor of Rosabeth Moss Kanter,...
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