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Tag: Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning
American Association for the Advancement of Science logo
Warning: Brainiac alert! The annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), among the largest yearly gatherings of scientists in the world, will be held this week in Chicago, and NIU expects to be well-represented. NIU students, faculty and outreach staff will be attending various events at the meeting, held Thursday,...
NIU Research Rookie Hannah Savage
As the fifth annual Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day approaches, the Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning is offering two poster design workshops to assist student presenters with creating their posters for the event. The workshops, which will guide students through the design process, will be held in Room 305 of the Holmes Student...
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,...
Undergraduate Research Assistantship
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning is currently accepting faculty proposals for the summer and fall 2014 sessions of the Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) program. The program was designed to provide students additional opportunities to work under faculty mentors within their fields. URA grants funding to approximately 15 to 20 faculty members during...
2013 Summer Research Opportunities Program participants
Interested in gaining research experience? This summer, the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) will host undergraduate students from NIU to complete research at NIU and the surrounding community. SROP is an eight-week program for sophomores, juniors, and some seniors to conduct paid, faculty-mentored, research over the summer weeks. The program gives participants the chance to...
Brenda McCoy
NIU Vice Provost Anne Birberick invites faculty and staff to an upcoming workshop on Next Generation Course Redesign, also known as NextGen, presented by Brenda McCoy of the University of North Texas. McCoy, welcomed back to the campus at the request of the faculty, will share her successful model for transforming large lecture classes into...
Students gathered during the week of Jan. 21 to attend four different events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. The week was facilitated by a committee of 11 staff and faculty who represented 10 different campus offices (Asian American Center, Center for Black Studies, Career Services, Military Student Services, Women’s and LGBT Resource Center, Latino...
Parent University
Educating families on the college is essential for the success of students. That is why FAST (First-generation Aspire to Succeed Together), in collaboration with the Adela de la Torre Honor Society, is bringing Parent University to help educate parents in the local community on the high school and college experience. FAST is the NIU student...
NIU students presentt their research at URAD.
Registration for the fifth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD) is now open. URAD, sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Any undergraduate student currently enrolled at NIU who has...
Students pose in front of the Field Museum’s Tyrannosaurus Rex, Sue.
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) offers a wide variety of great experiential learning opportunities. OSEEL collaborates across NIU’s campus to provide undergraduate students with engaged learning opportunities both in the classroom and outside, that range from undergraduate research to peer mentoring opportunities, service learning, internships and others too! With plenty of...
History major Ron Leonhardt used a USOAR grant to conduct research in Kandal Province, Cambodia.
Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research (USOAR) is now accepting proposals from current undergraduates interested in conducting an independent artistry or research project in 2014-2015. Share your idea for a research or artistry project with a faculty member. Once the faculty member has approved your idea, complete a proposal and submit it to [email protected] Be sure to include...
Students in OMIS 259 work in groups to create skill videos.
The Course Transformation Project (CTP) invites faculty interested in finding ways to make large lecture-based introductory classes more interactive and engaging to attend one of three CTP informational sessions this month. Sessions will be offered in Altgeld Hall 225: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24 Faculty selected to...
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