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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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More than one in six people in the United States experience anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorders. Could marijuana, which is now being used more widely and legally for medical purposes, help relieve the stress? NIU psychology professor David Valentiner and graduate student Sara Wyman tackle that topic in a new blog entry this week in...
Guadalupe Lopez
Guadalupe Lopez, a psychology major and 2013 Forward, Together Forward Scholar, is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education. The scholarships are awarded to Latino/a students in Illinois who exhibit outstanding commitment to learning, community service and leadership. Nearly 250 applicants were considered this year. Lopez and co-winner...
Chris Parker
Chris Parker has been appointed as the new associate vice provost for Academic Outcomes Assessment. He will start in his new position Monday, July 1. As an associate professor in the Department of Psychology, he brings extensive research and assessment skills to this position. Parker has served as the director of graduate studies and as...
Jenner Sio, Janelle McCalla and Courtney Oldenburg
Northern Illinois track and field senior Jenner Sio and juniors Jenelle McCalla and Courtney Oldenburg were named to the 2012 Outdoor Track & Field Academic All-Mid-American Conference team, the league office announced Tuesday. Sio and McCalla earned the honor for the second consecutive outdoor season, while Oldenburg made her debut after taking honorable mention recognition...
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Over the last decade or so, the World Wide Web has created a seismic shift in one of the cornerstones of education: reading. Or, more precisely, how we understand what we’re reading. In this new age of information, it’s no longer enough to comprehend a single text, NIU researchers say. The ease of Internet access...