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With an upcoming in-person program and a future virtual option, NIU’s CODE Institute invites faculty, staff and graduate students to become CODE facilitators. The CODE Institute trains facilitators for the university’s Conversations on Diversity and Equity (CODE) Workshops, a series that engages students, faculty and staff in learning about cultural differences. Offered as an online experience...
Henna Muzaffar, assistant professor of Nutrition and Dietetics, and Nancy Prange, Dietetic Internship Director, were named the 2021 Nutrition Education for the Public Award of Excellence winners by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. They received the award for their work with Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) program in Northern Illinois. NIU staff, faculty and students have...
NIU and Harper College achieved a milestone recently as the first students graduated from degree completion programs offered through the University Center at Harper College. Nineteen students are now proud Huskie alumni thanks to the partnership. Nine students graduated with degrees in psychology and computer science along with one student that earned a degree in...
Angel Latham earned her wings – literally. The NIU College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) student and NIU Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet successfully completed the U.S. Army Air Assault School training in Camp Gruber, Oklahoma, this summer. “Earning my wings meant a lot to me,” said Latham, who is majoring in Health...
A kick-off of everything NIU has to offer this fall, the new Huskie Hustle on July 23 will bring Huskies together to connect with one another, learn about resources and have fun. The campus-wide event will include a scavenger hunt for newly admitted and second-year Huskies. As they visit the people and places where Huskies...
NIU has named Charlie Fey, Ed.D., a national leader in promoting student success on college campuses, as the university’s interim vice president for Student Affairs. His post begins Monday, July 19. Fey comes to NIU with more than 40 years of experience, including 23 years as the chief student affairs officer at five different institutions. He also has served in enrollment-management and residential-life leadership capacities. Among his previous posts,...
Wondering how you’ll pay for that late-night pizza delivery? Why not check out the NIU Online Student Worker Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 27? The event will help you learn about some of the 200-plus student jobs available on campus. Opportunities include joining the Event Staff at the Convocation Center or...
Masih Shokrani, professor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) in NIU’s School of Health Studies, is the recipient of 2020-2021 American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Scientific Assembly Professional Achievement Award. “It is so rewarding to be recognized by the ASCLS Scientific Assembly for one’s work in the chemistry/urinalysis discipline,” Shokrani said. Professor Shokrani teaches...
The Northern Illinois University College of Law COVID-19 Legal Response Clinic was honored by the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) with its 2020-21 Excellence in Legal Education Award. The award, established by the ISBA’s Committee on Legal Education, Admissions and Competence (LEAC), is designed to honor a law school program that emphasizes real world skills for...
Interdisciplinary instruction and exploration fosters a student’s ability to think critically and tolerate ambiguity.  The School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders (AHCD), with its graduate programs in audiology, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology, is well suited for these learning opportunities. “Interdisciplinary instruction provide students opportunities to learn from and with each other,” said Sherrill...
Danica Billingsly, clinical assistant professor and Audiology Clinical Coordinator, is the recipient of the 2021 School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders (AHCD) Clinical Faculty Award. “The AHCD Clinical Award acknowledges the unique nature of clinical teaching and the talent required to do it well,” said Sherrill Morris, chair of AHCD. “Current students and alumni...
Ashley Hines learned that she loves conducting research. Michelle Nuñez Salas discovered that she wants to commit herself to activism. Emma Hazen discovered an affinity for community outreach, Chenaire Barmore is convinced that data is the future, and Kirk Williams learned that he could make a big difference in the community through nonprofit consulting. These...
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