Wayne Duerkes and Anastasia Kocher

New Honors Summer Scholars take inspiration from inaugural researchers during presentation

Wayne Duerkes and Anastasia Kocher – NIU’s inaugural University Honors Scholars – delivered the findings of their Honors Capstone projects at a public presentation and reception hosted April 25 by the University Honors Program. In attendance? The 2013 University Honors Summer Scholars:

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Psychology Professor Angela Grippo in her laboratory with undergraduate student researcher Wil Colburn.

Grippo wins $354,000 NIH grant to study ways to prevent depression, cardiovascular disease

In the laboratory of award-winning researcher Angela Grippo, mouse-like creatures known as prairie voles are getting an extreme makeover – habitat edition. Nothing too fancy, mind you – a running wheel, chewy toys, tinfoil balls and furnishings that include a paper towel

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Angela Grippo

American Psychological Association recognizes NIU professor Angela Grippo for her research

Angela Grippo, an assistant professor of psychology at NIU, has won a major national award for her research into the association between depression and cardiovascular disease in animal models. The American Psychological Association (APA) will present Grippo with one of its prestigious

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