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Tag: College of Health and Human Sciences
Amanda Corral
Junior guard Amanda Corral (Hobart, Indiana/Hobart) was named to the Mid-American Conference’s All-Academic team for the second-straight season as one of 10 athletes to earn the honor. She is the first NIU player in program history to earn Academic All-MAC distinction twice in her career with one year of eligibility for the award remaining. Corral,...
College of Health and Human Sciences Interprofessional Education event
NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences sponsored an Interprofessional Education event April 11. Dietetics students from across the northern Illinois region joined NIU students from multiple degree programs to discuss a single case of a 16-year-old boy with autism. Two CHHS students from each of six programs – audiology, dietetics, medical laboratory sciences, physical therapy,...
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“A Fasion Show from the Boardroom and Beyond,” sponsored by Kohl’s, will give NIU students an education in how to dress in all professional settings. The event takes place from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Barsema Hall Auditorium. Kohl’s executives will participate in a meet-and-greet after the fashion show. Hosts for...
Masih Shokrani
Masih Shokrani, associate professor in the NIU Medical Laboratory Sciences program, has been named Member of the Year for 2013-2014 by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences-Illinois (ASCLS-IL). The honor came during the organization’s annual meeting awards ceremony, held during the first week of April in Skokie. Member of the Year award recognizes a...
Patricia Etnyre-Zacher
Patricia Etnyre-Zacher, who taught in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences program of the College of Health and Human Sciences from 1986 to 2000, died March 24 in Ormund Beach, Fla. She was 70. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1145 N. Fifth Ave. in St. Charles....
Rachel McBride and Taylor Kortel
Students from the School of Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences came together April 2 with NIU alum Chris Dalmares (’91), owner of Dalmares Produce Inc., to present the second annual Exotic Fruit Demo. Dalmares worked with current students to create a decadent spread of more than 55 different fruits, including some familiar fruits such as...
Laura Anderko
Laura Anderko, winner of the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Award from the NIU College of Health and Human Sciences, will return to campus Friday, April 25, to speak. Anderko will talk at 2 p.m. in Wirtz Hall 103A on “Public Health Issues in a Changing Climate.” Nationally known for her environmental work, Anderko earned her Master...
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NIU’s CHHS Scholarly Exchange will host Dr. John A. Vozenilek, director of simulation and chief medical officer of Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center, for a talk on “Impact of Simulation on Health Professions.” Vozenilek will speak from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March 28, in Wirtz Hall Room 103A. All are welcome to attend....
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The 16th annual “Empty Bowls” project is scheduled for Thursday, March 27. Reservations are recommended for either of the two seatings at 4:30 and 6 p.m. in the Chandelier Room, 143 Adams Hall. The menu includes chicken tortilla soup, stuffed bell pepper soup, broccoli-cheddar soup and vegan minestrone soup. Guests also can munch on a...
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The pilot alumni mentoring program just started in January. But word is getting out on the airwaves about its success. Lizzy de Guia, a junior in nursing, and a few other students went on the air last week on WREX, the NBC station in Rockford, to share how they are blossoming with the help of...
A Place at the Table movie poster
NIU graduate students in nutrition and dietetics will present the documentary “A Place at the Table” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the Chandelier Room of Adams Hall. The film screening and discussion afterward on national and local food insecurity are part of National Nutrition Month. “A Place at the Table” shows “how hunger...
Forward, Together Forward!
Northern Illinois University honored the 2014 winners of the Forward, Together Forward Scholarships at a private luncheon Sunday. In honor of the five Huskies whose lives were lost Feb. 14, 2008, Forward, Together Forward scholars must demonstrate strength of character through traits such as a strong work ethic, motivation, inspiration, a high regard for others,...
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