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Patricia Tattersall (left) is congratulated by Lisa Freeman, NIU executive vice president and provost
Members of the NIU campus community gathered April 19 to witness more than 200 undergraduate research, artistry and community engagement presentations by student leaders and scholars from a variety of disciplines. With more than 900 people in attendance, the seventh annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day and the third annual Community Engagement Showcase became not...
2014 summer research participants learn about responsible conduct in research.
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will offer undergraduate research workshops to support undergraduates in their understanding and ability to participate in research. Students from all majors and departments are encouraged to attend. The first workshop will is planned from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in Room 125 of Altgeld Hall....
Angela Grippo
Following through on that New Year’s resolution to exercise more often will not only beef up your biceps, it will also help your brain. So says NIU psychology professor Angela Grippo. Grippo blogs on the topic today on the Psychology Today website, discussing research (including some of her own) that demonstrates how exercise improves both...
Wayne Duerkes and Anastasia Kocher
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: Octavio Escalante-Aguirre, Elliott Ihm and Lauren Nale. Provost Ray Alden and about 50...
Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day
Students gathered Tuesday to showcase research projects that could someday lead to cleaner fuels, cures for cancer and perhaps even popularize an ancient South American musical instrument for modern audiences. All were part of Northern Illinois University’s fourth annual Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day in the Duke Ellington Ballroom. The event featured the work of...
Psychology Professor Angela Grippo in her laboratory with undergraduate student researcher Wil Colburn.
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 roll and miniature igloo for cozy hiding places. By enriching the living environment...
Angela Grippo
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 2012 APA Distinguished Scientific Awards during the organization’s convention, scheduled from Aug. 2...
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What if the Internet connected directly to your brain? Your favorite songs would play inside your head. Your favorite restaurant would know exactly when you were hungry. You wouldn’t have to waste time in school because you could instantly look up anything you ever wanted to know. That’s the premise of M.T. Anderson’s “Feed,” a...