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Photo of a brain
One of the few sad sidebars to the Chicago Blackhawks’ run to the 2015 Stanley Cup has been that former Hawks great Stan Mikita has been completely unaware of the excitement. Mikita has been diagnosed with a condition known as Lewy Body Dementia, a brain condition that has robbed him of virtually every memory of his...
NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic
Join the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic and the NIU Physical Therapy Clinic for their Allied Health and Communicative Disorders Open House Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held at the NIU Family Health, Wellness, and Literacy Center located at 3100 Sycamore Road in DeKalb, and will feature guest speakers, STEM...
Liz Tusler (left) and Rachel Magann Faivre
Two NIU students have created a business plan that has been selected to advance to the final round of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology Student Business Plan Competition. Rachel Magann Faivre and Liz Tusler will represent the university and compete against four other student teams at the ADA convention in November. “Our task was...
Former NIU undergraduate Joanna Ripstein, of Elmhurst, center, administers a hearing test to a student in Hong Kong during a recent visit lead by NIU audiology professor King Chung.
NIU audiology professor King Chung and four of her undergraduate and graduate students recently returned from a goodwill and learning trip to Hong Kong, where they exchanged ideas with scholars and medical experts, provided free hearing tests to underserved residents and visited local landmarks. During the two-week stay this summer, Chung and the students provided...
On the densely populated island of Taiwan, the concept of hearing tests is as novel as formally educated audiologists. Providing those critical hearing tests to hundreds of Taiwanese children and adults became an eye-opening experience this May for NIU College of Health and Human Sciences professor King Chung and four of her audiology students. “Most...