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The Thesis and Dissertation Office of the NIU Graduate School is sponsoring an informal monthly gathering specifically for thesis and dissertation writers. “Write Place, Write Time” is simply scheduled writing time that provides structure and accountability for graduate students who often struggle to “find time to write.” The group meets from 6 to 9 p.m....
Pamela Waltz
NIU Department of Psychology doctoral candidate Pamela Waltz was selected as a recipient of a 2015 American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award. “I was definitely excited,” Waltz said. “Winning a competitive national research award is truly a reflection of the exceptional training and mentoring I received as a graduate student at NIU’s Industrial-Organizational (I-O) program.”...
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Students looking for a doctoral program that meets 21st century needs for learning and health care will find that and more in NIU’s inaugural health sciences Ph.D. program. “At NIU, we wanted to have a doctoral program that made sense based on what we know about research degrees today,” said Beverly Henry, associate dean for...
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The Thesis and Dissertation Office of the NIU Graduate School has moved to Adams Hall 104. Thesis Office staff offer assistance to graduate students at all stages of the thesis and dissertation process during walk-in hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The new ground-floor suite includes space in Adams Hall 103...
Shannon McCarragher
Shannon McCarragher is in a class of her own – literally. Last month, the NIU doctoral student successfully completed her degree requirements and became the first Ph.D. graduate of the Department of Geography. “It’s the culmination of an educational goal that I set for myself about 10 years ago as an undergraduate, so it feels...
Drew VandeCreek
University Libraries has launched Huskie Commons, a new online repository featuring NIU student theses and dissertations and faculty members’ publications in peer-reviewed journals. While outreach to NIU faculty is just beginning, Huskie Commons already contains full text versions of more than 60 faculty publications and links to more than 4,000 theses and dissertations. In the...
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NIU’s Division of Research and Graduate Studies invites faculty, staff and students to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the university’s graduate students. A reception is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Altgeld Hall auditorium. An awards presentation begins at 4 p.m. These groups of students will be recognized: Dissertation Completion Fellowship and University Fellowship for 2011-2012. Current...
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Qualified Ph.D. students at NIU are encouraged to apply for the 2011 Thomas C. Wiegele Interdisciplinary Dissertation Completion Award. The award is offered annually to a Ph.D. student who is writing a dissertation that bridges two academic disciplines. Applicants for the award must be working on  dissertations that are interdisciplinary in nature (e.g., that bridges two disciplines, such as...