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Category: Health and Human Sciences
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Building on the success of last year’s event, the University Honors Program will host a second Social Justice Conference from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in Barsema Hall. Keynote speaker Allyson Gold will talk about her work with the Health Justice Project in Chicago in a presentation titled: “You Are Where You...
STEMFest 2013
Prepare to be amazed! NIU’s annual STEMfest will once again wow visitors of all ages at the Convocation Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. This free family event spurs students, families, and educators to explore hot new technologies and cool scientific phenomena. Exhibitors from NIU’s 25 STEM departments as well as...
Deborah Becker
Deborah Becker, a certified rehabilitation counselor and associate professor at the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, will visit NIU Friday, Oct. 24, to deliver an AHCD Graduate Colloquium Seminar. “A Working Life for People with Serious Mental Illness,” which is free and open to the public, begins at 2:10 p.m. in the Wirtz Hall auditorium (Room...
Blackboard
NIU’s faculty and staff are again at the forefront of educational innovation, this time receiving Blackboard Catalyst Awards for Exemplary Course Design in recognition of innovative and engaging online course design and development. 2014 Blackboard Exemplary Course Award recipients from NIU include Greg Long and the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center for the Perspectives on...
Julie Fritz
NIU’s Principal Investigator Academy for Research & Engagement (NIU PI Academy) will host Julie M. Fritz from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, in Room 105 of NIU’s Naperville campus, 1120 E. Diehl Road. Fritz, a professor of physical therapy at the University of Utah, will give a presentation titled, “Developing Effective Partnerships Between...
David Stone
David Stone, a member of the 2014-15 class of the American Council on Education’s ACE Fellows Program, will spend his “placement” year at Wright State University. Stone, the associate vice president for research at NIU, is among 31 emerging college and university leaders considered the next generation of senior leadership in higher education. Beginning Tuesday,...
Barbara Cuppett
NIU’s Couple and Family Therapy Clinic (CFTC) will host an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at its location in the north wing of Wirtz Hall. Formerly known as the Family Therapy Clinic, the CFTC provides mental health treatment for people experiencing difficulties whether they are dealing with very ordinary troubles,...
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Several NIU faculty members are among educators from the United States currently participating in a workshop for U.S. and Indonesian educators and administrators as part of the U.S.-Indonesia Partnership Program (USIPP). The workshop, which began Monday and ends today, is being held at Gadjah Mada University to develop new research partnerships, explore potential areas of...
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The Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC), a not-for-profit organization focused on growing the state’s innovation economy, today announced that NIU President Doug Baker will serve as chairman of the ISTC Board of Directors. Baker replaces outgoing board chair Eric Isaacs, provost of the University of Chicago and former director of Argonne National Laboratory and...
The United States Hockey League announced the appointment of Northern Illinois University alumnus Bob Fallen as president and commissioner. Fallen was formally introduced during a June 3 media teleconference. With professional experience spanning nearly three decades in sports marketing, publishing, sales, media relations, and management, Fallen is just the third commissioner for the USHL in the past...
Dor Amir
Four NIU tennis players – Nelle Youel, Dor Amir, Simon Formont and Frederic Cadieux – have been named to the Mid-American Conference all-academic teams. The hat trick for the men came after a successful season which saw the squad crowned regular season champions. “I’m really happy for these guys,” head coach Patrick Fisher said. “It’s...
Timothy Kosiba
Timothy Kosiba, a physical therapy student in the NIU College of Health and Human Sciences, has been selected for the prestigious Schweitzer Fellowship. The year-long service learning program empowers health professions graduate students to design and implement projects that help address the health needs of underserved Chicago communities. Named in honor of famed humanitarian and...
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