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Each year, thousands of students seeking to major in the health sciences are turned away for lack of faculty – a problem that is fueling a staggering dearth of health care professionals in the United States. NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences is ready to do something about it. The college last week earned...
Graduate School Preparation Seminar
There is still time to sign up for the Spring 2014 Graduate School Preparation events. NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is hosting two events: Graduate School Preparation Seminar (GSPS) and GRE Basics Workshop. The Spring 2014 Graduate School Preparation Seminar (GSPS) will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday,...
David Berceli
Trauma, according to the American Psychological Association, is an emotional response to a terrible event such as an accident, rape or natural disaster. Longer-term reactions include unpredictable emotions, flashbacks, strained relationships and even physical symptoms such as headaches or nausea. In some cases, long-term effects can cause post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition which can affect...
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NIU’s Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center is seeking nominations for the 2014 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards. These awards acknowledge outstanding graduate teaching assistants for their contributions to the teaching mission of NIU. Each recipient of the award will be presented with a plaque and recognized at the Graduate Students Reception sponsored by the...
NIU is the best place in the nation to earn online master’s degrees in education. So says U.S. News and World Report, which today released its third annual rankings of online programs – the only ones published that compare data of online degree programs rather than the schools that offer them. The NIU College of...
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NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is gearing up to host its spring semester events: Graduate School Preparation Seminar (GSPS) and GRE Basics Workshop. This past fall GSPS hosted 49 students, many of whom enjoyed the unique opportunities that GSPS provides. One student had this to say about the GSPS experience: “I...
Graduate School Preparation Seminar
NIU’s Graduate School Preparation Seminar (GSPS) takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 The GSPS costs $5 and includes seminar sessions and lunch. Students attending GSPS will receive information about finding the right graduate school, the application process, the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), creating a personal profile and utilizing campus resources....
Layli Miller-Muro
Bradley Bond, dean of the Graduate School and associate vice president for Graduate Studies at NIU, has issued the annual call for nominations for honorary doctoral degrees to be awarded from Northern Illinois University. Awarding an honorary degree is an opportunity for NIU to recognize someone especially outstanding in a field of interest to the...
NIU Graduate School commencement, May 2013
NIU will host the fifth annual Graduate and Professional School (GPS) Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. The fair is free to all and is intended to help students and community members get a head start on their graduate and professional...
The Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is gearing up to host its fall semester events: Graduate School Preparation Seminar and GRE Basics Workshop. The Graduate School Preparation Seminar (GSPS) will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Yordon Center and costs $5, which covers lunch with the price. GSPS provides information about...
SarahEmily Lekberg and Matthew Ropp
Two NIU students have won prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Grants to teach in Southeast Asia. SarahEmily Lekberg, an Indianapolis native who will earn her master’s degree from NIU in world music this summer, will begin a 10-month teaching assignment in August at a university in Vietnam. Matthew Ropp, a graduating senior from Oswego majoring in...
Layli Miller-Muro
NIU will confer an honorary doctoral degree this spring to Layli Miller-Muro, founder and executive director of the Tahirih Justice Center. Miller-Muro will receive her honorary doctorate during the Graduate School commencement ceremony, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, in the NIU Convocation Center. An alumna of the American University Washington College of Law,...
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