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Beatrix Hoffman, an NIU history professor accustomed to presenting her research in articles, is now letting the pictures tell thousands of words for her. Hoffman is curator of a traveling exhibition, “For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform,” which describes how citizen action has helped shape the American health...
Mark Bradley
More than 35 Ph.D. and master’s students will present their research Friday, Nov. 6, during the NIU History Graduate Student Association’s eighth annual conference. The research presentations, which begin at 8 p.m. cover topics including the language of law; new histories of the American West; constructing histories of health and disease; genocide and the modern...
Beatrix Hoffman
NIU history professor Beatrix Hoffman will use her expertise of the past to inspire the future generation of physicians Saturday, May 16, when she gives the keynote address at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine commencement. “Loyola is one of few medical schools in the country that really emphasizes a physician’s social responsibility,” said Hoffman,...
Kristin Huffine
Christopher McCord, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is announcing administrative changes in the college, including a new leader for the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies. McCord selected professor Kristin Huffine of the Department of History as the center’s new acting director, effective Aug. 16 through June 30, 2015. “Dr....
Alfred F. Young
Alfred F. Young, a professor emeritus in NIU’s Department of History and pioneer in the field of early American history, died Nov. 6, in Durham, N.C., according to a published obituary. He was 87. Young was a past recipient of the award for distinguished service in the historical profession from the Organization of American Historians....
Beatrix Hoffman
Just in time for the height of election season, NIU History Professor Beatrix Hoffman has a new book out that takes a fresh and intriguing look at the history of health care rights in the United States. Hoffman will deliver a talk on the book – titled “Health Care for Some: Rights and Rationing in...
Wayne Duerkes has a little more life experience than your average college undergraduate. Duerkes is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served as an air defense controller during the Gulf War in the early 1990s. He and his wife, Jennifer, are raising three children. He spent years building up a successful newspaper distribution...