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The Call for Presentations to present research and artistry at the 2012 Third Annual Research Conference, sponsored by the Graduate Student Research Association, is now available online. The conference will be held Saturday, March 31, in the Holmes Student Center. Attendance is free to all students, faculty and staff. All NIU students, graduate and undergraduate,...
NIU alum Christopher Birks, a member of the faculty of the Department of Communication Arts at Benedictine University, will speak at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, as part of this fall’s Graduate Colloquium in Communication Studies. Birks, who is representing the area of journalism, will present “Shots Seen Around the World: Contemporary News Photographs that...
The NIU Graduate and Professional School Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Representatives from more than 50 graduate and professional programs throughout the United States will be available to provide information and materials regarding their specific programs. This event...
Are you looking into applying for graduate or professional school? Attend the second Graduate School Prep Seminar. This seminar provides students with valuable information about the application process. Topics such as the finding the right school, financing an education, creating a grad or professional school profile and general tips and advice will be discussed. Rraffle...
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Members of the Graduate Student Research Association (GSRA) will host an organizational meeting from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, to launch the 2011-12 academic year. The meeting takes place in the Lincoln Room of the Holmes Student Center. GSRA promotes graduate student research, artistry and scholarship through the annual Graduate Student Research Conference....
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NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming has announced its Fall Session I and II Test Prep for GRE, GMAT and LSAT. Registration is now open. Register at least one week prior to the first class meeting to receive an early bird discount. An additional discount applies for being an NIU alum, employee...
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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Over the most recent five-year period for which data are available from the Illinois Board of Higher Education, the NIU Department of Philosophy is the largest producer of M.A. degrees in philosophy among all public universities in Illinois. Moreover, the program is also the largest producer of graduate degrees in philosophy among all public universities in Illinois.
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NIU’s Division of Research and Graduate Studies will hold  a retirement reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, in honor of Barb Berg and Lin Nevitt. Both Berg, business manager for the Northern Illinois University Press, and Nevitt, administrative assistant in the Graduate School, are retiring after 25 years of service to the university....
Bradley G. Bond
Bradley Bond has a new title, but he is more than familiar with the job responsibilities. Bond, 47, of Sycamore, has been named dean of the Graduate School at NIU and associate vice president for Graduate Studies. He has served as acting dean of the Graduate School since 2008, and prior to that, as associate...
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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...
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