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Category: Health and Human Sciences
Liz Tusler (left) and Rachel Magann Faivre
Two NIU students have created a business plan that has been selected to advance to the final round of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology Student Business Plan Competition. Rachel Magann Faivre and Liz Tusler will represent the university and compete against four other student teams at the ADA convention in November. “Our task was...
An NIU study abroad trip to Tanzania brought together 10 students from various programs to unite for one cause while also enriching their own individual interests. For four weeks this past summer, the study abroad group explored the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in developing countries, specifically in Nyegina, Tanzania. The program is part of...
Photo of the word “Ethics” on a road sign
It is time again for all NIU employees to complete Ethics Training. Under the terms of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, all full-time and part-time, regular and temporary faculty, staff, graduate assistants, extra help and student employees must complete online ethics training. The training covers such topics as prohibitions against accepting gifts and...
STEMfest will wow spectators at the NIU Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. This annual festival introduces learners of all ages to cutting-edge technologies and intriguing science phenomena that will amaze students, parents and educators alike. The event is open to the public. Parking and admission are free. Hosted by...
Matt Krempel
Northern Illinois offensive tackle Matt Krempel (Columbus, Ind./Columbus North HS) has been named one of 170 candidates for the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) National Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments. With the nomination, Krempel is also a semifinalist for the 2013 William V. Campbell Trophy, endowed by HealthSouth, which recognizes one individual (from any...
Greta Chan attends CISLL’s Fall 2013 seminar series.
New to NIU’s list of graduate certificates this fall is the Certificate of Graduate Studies in the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy. Incorporating courses from the colleges of Education, Health and Human Sciences and Liberal Arts and Sciences, the certificate offers a broad range of perspectives on language and literacy. Graduate students completing this...
Northern Illinois University has been approved for membership to the Council for European Studies (CES) Academic Consortium, an international coalition of universities, centers and other organizations dedicated to furthering the study of Europe. U.S. institutions that are counted among the CES members consist primarily of elite private or state flagships universities. In Illinois, only two...
Northern Illinois University junior Shakira Barnes (North Chicago, Ill.) was one of 24 students awarded a scholarship from the Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education (LIFE). Barnes earned the $2,000 scholarship through the nonprofit’s ninth annual LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program. New York Life’s Chicago North Shore General Office Managing Partner Van A. Ewing II...
NIU-DPT-N5K
NIU’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program will host an NIU DPT “Nerd 5K” at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. The race takes place near the Northern View Community. All proceeds go to KishHealth System’s cancer treatment centers and the NIU DPT Program. Race day events include a DJ, a massage tent, prizes for fastest times in...
From left: Sherrill Morris, Lin Shi, Prisca Collins and Christine Clemente Dos Santos.
The NIU College of Health and Human Sciences held a research networking event to kick off the new academic year. The event was be based on a “speed networking” format, where groups of up to six faculty members from CHHS had two minutes to discuss their research interests, share information sheets containing their contact information...
Greg Long
Registration is now open for Perspectives on Disability, Northern Illinois University’s first-ever Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The free online course was developed to raise awareness about disability, a fact of life for millions of people around the world, from personal, philosophical, sociological, psychological, medical, and legal perspectives. The MOOC is led by College of...
Image of an A+ grade in red ink
Effective Fall 2013, a new grading system has been implemented for undergraduate students incorporating plus/minus grades. Registration and Records provides answers to “Frequently Asked Questions” online. For more information, call (815)753-0681 or email [email protected]
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