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Engineers Without Borders
Instead of skiing or sledding down snow-covered slopes, or lounging near swimming pools in warmer climes, a half-dozen NIU students who are members of the organization Engineers Without Borders will spend their holiday break in Nyegina, Tanzania. NIU’s students will get their hands dirty at the Nyegina Secondary School, rebuilding the oven used to cook...
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What if the Internet connected directly to your brain? Your favorite songs would play inside your head. Your favorite restaurant would know exactly when you were hungry. You wouldn’t have to waste time in school because you could instantly look up anything you ever wanted to know. That’s the premise of M.T. Anderson’s “Feed,” a...
Kristopher Kopp
Kristopher Kopp, a Ph.D. student in the NIU Department of Psychology, is the recipient of the CISLL Graduate Student Fellowship. Laurie Elish-Piper and Joseph Magliano, co- directors of NIU’s Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (CISLL), said Kopp’s promise as a scholar and his commitment to interdisciplinary research of educationally relevant research in language and literacy...
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Megan Geyer, a 2010 recipient of USOAR and Psi Chi grants, and Rebecca J. Hannagan, a professor in the Department of Political Science and recipient of 2010 grants from the Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education and the National Science Foundation, will present a lecture Wednesday, Nov. 17, called “Can You Really ‘Lie to Me’?...
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Interested in working with kids? Interested in helping children achieve their learning potential?  NIU’s School Psycholgy Student Organization will host a brief exploration of the school psychology profession, its role in the educational system and how school psychologists can make a difference in the academic lives of children.  The event will take place from 10 to 11 Tuesday, Nov. 2, in Room 412...
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