NIU cited as being among nation’s leaders for research, social mobility

Northern Illinois University is among a select group of the nation’s public universities cited for simultaneously producing important research while also extending social-mobility opportunities to students from low-income households, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution. In the report titled,

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Psychology professor Larissa Barber receives international Early Career Achievement Award

NIU psychology professor Larissa Barber was recognized internationally earlier this summer for her cutting-edge work in occupational-health psychology. Barber received the Early Career Achievement Award during the 12th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, held in June in Minneapolis. The conference

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Sexual and relationship violence prevention, education and response group founded by NIU staff member

Recently, NIU staff member Shana Ware proposed a new professional knowledge community—the Sexual and Relationship Violence Prevention, Education and Response Knowledge Community—which was accepted and adopted by the NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education professional association. Ware, who coordinates Advocacy Services in

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