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Students at NIU’s Health Professions House are collecting used eyeglasses to distribute during an alternative spring break trip the Mayan communities in Chiapas, Mexico. Both prescription and reading glasses are sought and can be dropped off through March 1 at Wirtz Hall 227 (dean’s office) or sent through campus mail addressed to Sandi Splansky, Wirtz...
How do children between the ages of 3 and 12 learn new words? That is one question NIU speech-language pathology Assistant Professor Allison Gladfelter is looking to answer with her current research study. Gladfelter is seeking participants for her research study exploring how children with and without autism learn to say new words. Children between...
The Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences’ Child Development Lab has been awarded the Family and Community Engagement Award of Excellence through ExceleRate Illinois. This award of excellence is one of five awards ExceleRate Illinois invites early childhood programs to apply for. To be eligible for an award of excellence, the early childhood program must be licensed in...
It’s a big year for the Huskie Battalion. For the first time in NIU’s Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC), all 11 senior cadets have received their component of choice – how they will serve our country as commissioned officers after graduation. Nine will serve active duty in the U.S. Army, and two cadets opted for...
Come and get a taste of pomegranates or red bell peppers at The Red Bell at Ellington’s on Thursday, Oct. 6, and Thursday, Nov. 3. The menu features nutritious and delicious meals with seasonal ingredients. For just $10, you get a starter (soup/salad), main course (vegetarian option available), dessert (try our delicious Pomegranate Fudge) and drinks (Pepsi products)....
Join the students involved in the College of Health and Human Sciences, along with Huskie mascot Mission, for a walk across campus to promote health awareness, 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, beginning at Wirtz Hall. The walk continues to the East Lagoon, ending with refreshments and a campfire. For more information, contact Sandi Splansky, [email protected]
Like many of today’s top eateries, NIU’s student-run restaurant Ellington’s features seasonal and locally sourced food. That’s not just because it’s trendy; it’s because it makes good business sense. “Our goal is for students to learn and understand how to make the best of what’s in season and what’s local. It’s a smart financial aspect...
NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences is heading back to school with a roster of changes aimed at bringing synergies and coordination to several programs. Those changes add two new names to the roll call this year: the School of Nursing, and the School of Health Studies. The important changes include: The School of Nursing contains only the nursing majors (both...
NIU’s School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders is coordinating a support group for caregivers of children (from birth through age 22) with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. This support group will provide caregivers a place to discuss their personal experiences and hear presentations from speakers on topics ranging from educational,...
Judith Lukaszuk
NIU nutrition and dietetics professor Judith Lukaszuk wanted to find out if eliminating certain foods from a diet could affect chronic inflammation – the kind related to diabetes, heart disease and obesity. So she embarked on a study to prove it. The results were dramatic. At the study’s beginning, one participant reported his whole body ached,...
NCAA logo with graduation cap and diploma
Northern Illinois University student-athletes Emily Naegele (softball) and Nelle Youel (women’s tennis) are among the 29 women selected nationally to receive an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for Spring 2016, as the NCAA informed all winners of their selection over the past week. Naegele, who earned All-American honors in softball for 2016, and Youel, who completed her...
Stephanie Torres Celis
NIU student Stephanie Torres Celis has been elected as the new student member of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. She is one of two students selected by an advisory committee to serve on the 16-member board. Her term continues until July 2017. Celis begins her studies at NIU this fall, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in public...
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