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It is always valuable in an unfamiliar situation to have a guide, someone who can help you get your bearings and provide guidance in making those big decisions. While many advisers and faculty members already do this, the mentoring programs in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (College of Education) and the School of...
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The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education’s FIT Program is still taking registration for spring semester. Anyone who registers after Monday, March 19, will pay only $41 for the last half of the semester. Registration also is open now for Intersession ($31) and Summer 2012 ($46). FIT has several activities and events to look forward...
Brad Dieckhaus
NIU wrestler Brad Dieckhaus (St. Charles, Mo./Francis Howell Central) was named the Mid-American Conference’s Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. The award is voted on by a select group of faculty athletic representatives from the conference’s member institutions. Dieckhaus returned to the lineup Friday night at No. 19 Northwestern with a resounding...
Pre-ballet students from the NIU Community Dance School.
The Community Dance School at NIU has begun its spring 12-week session and will continue registration through Sunday, Feb. 5. Classes meet weekly through April with a recital Saturday, April 28. The school is sponsored by the the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and is directed by faculty member Diane Rimmer. Classes begin at...
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NIU’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education will offer a motor development program for young children ages 3 to 6 from Monday, Feb. 13, through Wednesday, April 11. Held in Anderson Hall Gym 130, the eight-week program runs from 4 to 5 p.m Mondays and Wednesdays. This program provides young children with the opportunity to...
Matthew Stults-Kolehmainen, assistant professor of exercise science in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KNPE) at Northern Illinois University, is the lead author of an article published in Obesity, an influential journal covering topics related to obesity and related health pathologies. Titled “Fat in Android, Trunk and, Peripheral Regions Varies by Ethnicity and Race...
It is one thing to sit in a classroom and learn about teaching, but it takes on a whole new meaning when you are actually able to be the teacher. A recent field experience at the Lorado Taft Field Campus is just one example of the many engaged learning experiences available to students in the...
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NIU Career Services will host its annual Health Professions Job Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Resumes and professional dress are required. Tips for preparing for the job fair are available online. One resume copy is collected at entry. The cost...
NIU athletic training students at last year's Chicago Marathon
Picture a brisk, early autumn morning in Chicago. Forty-five thousand runners fill the start corrals. Twelve thousand volunteers stand throughout the course, armed with Gatorade, water, Vaseline, cold sponges and gel packets. And 1.7 million spectators stand in rows six-deep throughout Chicago’s historic neighborhoods – Near North, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Boystown, Pilsen, Chinatown –...
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NIU’s Community Dance School, sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, begins its fall 12-week session Monday, Sept. 12. Classes meet weekly through Dec. 5. Instruction is offered for ages 4 through teen and adult. Classes include creative movement, pre-ballet, ballet, pointe, tap, jazz hip hop, Irish step, ballroom, Latin and swing. Adult...
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NIU’s FIT Program, housed in the College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education, is an exercise program for NIU employees, family members, retirees and residents of the surrounding community. The experienced staff can help members begin the school year with scientifically based exercise programs. All are invited to enjoy a free, one-week trial FIT...
Photo of young girl on gymnastics parallel bar
NIU’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education will offer a motor development program for young children ages 3 to 6 from Monday, Sept. 19, through Wednesday, Nov. 9. Held in Anderson Hall Gym 130, the eight-week program runs from 4 to 5 p.m Mondays and Wednesdays. This program provides young children with the opportunity to...
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