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Jordon Mitzelfelt
What does it mean to graduate with honors? Sure, you get a special sash to wear at commencement and an impressive line on your resume
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As the competition for research funding has intensified, institutions such as the University of Michigan, the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) have developed specialized service units that help faculty improve the quality of the design, analysis and statistical sections of their grant proposals. Now, thanks to funding...
David Stone
Friday marks the inaugural session of the PI Academy for Research and Engagement, a new program funded under the Great Journeys Strategic Plan. The PI Academy is a year-long program that provides a select number of junior faculty members with in-depth professional development opportunities in the areas of research – how one becomes a successful...
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is now accepting Undergraduate Research Assistantship proposals for fall 2012 and spring 2013. The Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) program is a new initiative of the Great Journeys Strategic Plan to expand the opportunities for students to work on faculty-mentored research. URAs are will support between 15...
David Stone and Dara Little
Two administrators in the Division of Research and Graduate Studies have new responsibilities. David Stone, who remains associate vice president for research, has added administrative responsibility for the Office of Research Compliance and Integrity and support of research operations. Dara Little has become director of the Office of Sponsored Projects. “The Division of Research and...
The Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) program is a new initiative of the Great Journeys Strategic Plan to expand the opportunities for students to work on faculty mentored research. URAs will support approximately 15 to 20 students during the fall or spring semesters or the summer term. The program offers on-campus employment opportunities for NIU undergraduates....
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NIU has completed the first three years of the implementation of the Great Journeys Strategic Plan. Provost Raymond W. Alden has issued a call for proposals to be considered for implementation in FY12 and beyond. Two types of proposals are being sought: Continuation of previously funded initiatives. New initiatives that will function as demonstration projects....