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NIU graduate students will have a chance to showcase their research and scholarship during the second annual Graduate Student Research Conference from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Holmes Student Center.  The full-day conference, sponsored by the Graduate Student Research Association, provides a formal venue for students to present their work...
Abhijit Gupta
Abhijit Gupta, candidates for dean of the NIU Graduate School and associate vice president for graduate studies, will hold a series of open forums Thursday, Feb. 24, and Friday, Feb. 25. His original interviews were postponed last week by the university-closing blizzard.  Gupta is professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the NIU College...
NOTE: Abhijit Gupta’s interviews scheduled for this week have been canceled. New dates will be forthcoming. Bradley G. Bond and Abhijit Gupta each will hold a series of open forums and interviews the week of Jan. 31 as candidates for dean of the NIU Graduate School and associate vice president for graduate studies. Interviews for...
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NIU will conduct a free seminar Saturday, Feb. 26, for people who are thinking about pursuing graduate degrees. The seminar, which will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will allow prospective students to speak with educators about popular programs, admissions requirements and financial aid options. The seminar will take place in the McCareins Classroom of the...
David Stone and Dara Little
Lisa Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, has announced two personnel changes in the division that became effective Nov. 1. David Stone now holds the title of associate vice president for research/director of the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP). Dara Little’s new title is associate director of the Office of Sponsored Projects. These changes...
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NIU has posted its search for a new dean of the Graduate School and associate vice president for Graduate Studies. The successful candidate will supervise and coordinate all aspects of graduate education within the university. To emphasize the close relationship between graduate education and research and artistry, the new dean will report to the vice...
Barsema Hall, home of the NIU College of Business
“When Joe Walker was looking for an MBA program he wanted one that would get him back into the workforce quickly and that would challenge him enough to prepare him for a management job. Walker believes he found the perfect program in Northern Illinois University’s new Fast-Trak MBA program.” So begins an article in the...
NIU Career Services
Career Services is in full swing with a number of opportunities for students to pursue the next steps in their futures. The Graduate and Professional School Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5 in the Holmes Student Center. Relieving anxiety is one of the areas where these professionals can assist. A...
Terrance Green
Terrance Green, a nationally recognized speaker and the author of “Becoming an All ‘A’ Student: The Quick and Easy Guide to Getting a 4.0,” will train people to maximize their full potential in every aspect of life during a 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, presentation at NIU. Sponsored by the Graduate School, the Center for...
Lisa Freeman
Despite a move across the Plains and a job chock-full of challenges, Lisa Freeman is settling quite nicely into her new post as NIU’s vice president for research and graduate studies. Freeman, a professor of pharmacology, spent the past 15 years at Kansas State University, where she most recently served as associate vice president for...
"Doctorate of Physical Therapy"
With a job market as lucrative as physical therapy’s – the career boasts 100 percent placement numbers and is projected to grow 20 percent in just the next five years as the U.S. population continues to age – the doctorate degree has become an entry-level requirement. NIU now meets that need. Thirty-six students in the...
On the densely populated island of Taiwan, the concept of hearing tests is as novel as formally educated audiologists. Providing those critical hearing tests to hundreds of Taiwanese children and adults became an eye-opening experience this May for NIU College of Health and Human Sciences professor King Chung and four of her audiology students. “Most...
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