Four health care workers from various disciplines

CEET offers half-day classes to health care pros

Attention health care professionals: NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) will offer two courses for safety and health in work environments. Classes will provide information about OSHA requirements and procedures for controlling exposure of blood-borne pathogens on health care facilities

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Nominations invited for annual awards in honor of excellent undergraduate teaching, instruction

The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education invites nominations for the 2013 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction awards. These awards honor excellent undergraduate teaching in the university, encourage the improvement of instruction and promote discussion among members

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Oct. 29 workshop to explore ‘interdisciplinarity’ ideas for health care providers, patient benefits

NIU will host “Interdisciplinarity: How Can This Approach Help Resolve the Most Complex Health Care Issues of Our Time?” from 8:30 to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at NIU-Naperville. This groundbreaking workshop is being jointly designed and implemented by the NIU colleges

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CTP faculty fellows talk during an Aug. 20 retreat.

NextGen: Faculty can transform large lectures into environments for experiential learning

NIU Vice Provost Anne Birberick is inviting faculty members to an upcoming interactive workshop on Next Generation Course Redesign, also known as NextGen, presented by Philip Turner and Brenda McCoy of the University of North Texas (UNT). Turner and McCoy will share

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Drew VandeCreek

Library makes faculty research publications, student theses, dissertations available online

University Libraries has launched Huskie Commons, a new online repository featuring NIU student theses and dissertations and faculty members’ publications in peer-reviewed journals. While outreach to NIU faculty is just beginning, Huskie Commons already contains full text versions of more than 60

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Two-week celebration of excellence planned

University officials are working to organize a two-week “celebration of excellence” to highlight accomplishments of NIU students, faculty and staff during the academic year. “Each spring, we do a good job of honoring the accomplishments of the campus community, but those events

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David Stone

PI Academy sessions open to all, begin Friday

Friday marks the inaugural session of the PI Academy for Research and Engagement, a new program funded under the Great Journeys Strategic Plan. The PI Academy is a year-long program that provides a select number of junior faculty members with in-depth professional

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