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Welcome Days 2013 is packed full of events to help you learn all about being an NIU Huskie. A tentative schedule of events is listed below. Contact the sponsoring department to confirm locations and times. Students who anticipate barriers to their participation in Welcome Days should contact the Disability Resource Center to arrange accommodations. Accommodations...
As a new school year begins, the NIU Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Huskie Battalion welcomed back one of its own. Col. (Promotable) Brian E. Alvin, a graduate of the NIU Class of 1984, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in the U.S. Army Reserve. The ceremony took place Saturday, Sept. 7, at...
Masih Shokrani
Masih Shokrani, associate professor in the NIU Department of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, has been named a National Academies Education Fellow for 2013-2014. The National Academies includes the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council, and advises the Nation on Science, Engineering and...
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The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services has awarded a grant to the Illinois Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center based at Northern Illinois University to assist with adoption of electronic health records for Medicaid providers in Illinois (outside the 606 ZIP code area). The grant provides up to $2 million in funding to...
Students pose in front of the Field Museum’s Tyrannosaurus Rex, Sue.
The Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning has announced its first cohort for the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP). In its inaugural year, SROP is made up of 10 students representing three colleges and eight majors. Students in SROP have designed research projects ranging from studying human hepatocellular carcinomas to depression rates among homosexual...
Laura Anderko, PhD, RN, has been named a Champion of Change in the category of Climate and Health by the White House. She and other champions were recognized at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House July 9. Assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Howard K....
A young visitor to the Harvest Market prepares to enjoy a fruit kabob.
Summer means fresh fruits and vegetables, the best of which is often found at farmers markets. For visitors to the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market, open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday from June through October, sales of the locally grown produce are enhanced with free lessons on healthy snacks – partly at the hands...
Greg Long
This fall, Northern Illinois University is offering its first open online course, “Perspectives on Disability,” led by College of Health and Human Sciences professor Greg Long, a Presidential Teaching Professor in the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders. The 10-week experience is a streamlined version of the for-credit AHRS 200, a general education course...
Sherrill Morris
Sherrill Morris is the new chair of the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders (AHCD) in the NIU College of Health and Human Sciences. AHCD prepares undergraduate and graduate students in rehabilitation services, counseling, speech-language pathology, medical laboratory sciences, audiology and physical therapy. Morris, who embraces the college’s vision to be nationally recognized for...
“This makes sense. All universities should do this!” Following those words from a member of the Illinois Board of Higher Education, the IBHE unanimously granted permanent status to NIU’s Center for P-20 Engagement in June. The Illinois Board of Higher Education’s staff grants temporary approval for new centers and institutes and then conducts a rigorous...
Jan Strom
Jan Strom, chair of the NIU School of Nursing and Health Studies, has successfully completed the AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program. Strom was one of 21 academic nursing leaders selected from across the country to complete this competitive, rigorous program. “The AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program allowed me to gain a deeper understanding of higher education at...
James R. Ciesla
James R. Ciesla has accepted the position of associate dean for Research and Resources in the NIU College of Health and Human Sciences. He begins his new job Monday, July 1. Ciesla will work with the dean to provide leadership in college regarding research and scholarship priorities and their funding, financial operations, graduate programs, personnel...
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