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“Make Your Home Among Strangers” by Jennine Capό Crucet has been chosen for NIU’s 2017-2018 Common Reading Experience (CRE). Last year, over 70 percent of first-year students used the book in at least one of their courses. This year, the book will be required reading for first-year students in UNIV 101 (University Experience), UNIV 201...
Smart Classroom
NIU’s Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education has extended the deadline for applications for the David W. Raymond Grant for Use of Technology in Teaching until Monday, Feb. 29. A member of the first Board of Trustees at NIU, Raymond established this award in 1998 to provide faculty with an incentive and some resources...
NIU Career Fairs Spring 2015
When representatives from State Farm’s corporate offices visited NIU recently to talk internships, the delegation did not include job recruiters. It was two of the insurance giant’s IT specialists who made the drive up I-39 from Bloomington. The group met not only with Cathy Doederlein, director of Internships and External Relations in NIU Career Services,...
Anne Birberick
Vice Provost Anne Birberick is seeking nominations for the 2015 Presidential Teaching Professorships. Nominations are due Monday, Oct. 27, to Anne Birberick in the Office of the Provost, Altgeld Hall 215. Electronic submissions are preferred via email to [email protected] Following receipt of a letter of nomination, the selection committee will invite each nominated faculty member...
Michael Kolb and Joel Stafstrom
Open forums are scheduled Tuesday, May 13, for the two candidates vying for the position of associate vice provost for academic affairs. Michael Kolb will talk and take questions from 10:35 to 11:15 a.m. Joel Stafstrom will talk and take questions from 2:15 to 3 p.m. Both forums take place in Room 406 of the...
Jenny Parker
Students, faculty and staff are invited Monday, May 5, to meet the candidate for associate vice provost for Educator Licensure and Preparation. Jenny Parker, who is acting in that position while also serving an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, will talk and take questions from 11 to 11:50 a.m. in...
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Academic advising, says Charlie Nutt, “is the very core of successful institutional efforts to educate and retain students.” “For this reason, academic advising … should be viewed as the ‘hub of the wheel’ and not just one of the various isolated services provided for students,” adds McNutt, executive director of the National Academic Advising Association. “Academic...
Front (left to right): Patricia Fernandez, Jeanette Guardino. Back: David Gordon, Janice Hamlet, Daniel Albers.
Diversity education ambassadors are entering classrooms this semester to promote academic diversity programs and the value of being culturally competent. “What better way to promote the importance of diversity in education than to allow students who believe in its importance to communicate this to other students?” asks Janice Hamlet, coordinator of Academic Diversity Programs at...
Anne Birberick
Vice Provost Anne Birberick is seeking nominations for the 2014 Presidential Teaching Professorships. Nominations are due Monday, Oct. 21, to Anne Birberick in the Office of the Provost, Altgeld Hall 220B. Following receipt of a letter of nomination, the selection committee will invite each nominated faculty member to prepare materials in accordance with the published...
Janice Hamlet
Academic Diversity Programs will host an invitation-only Diversity Leadership Summit from 11:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, in the Holmes Student Center. The event will bring together administrators, faculty, staff and student leaders from all across the university in creating a sense of community as it relates to diversity. President Doug Baker will...
Jenny Parker
NIU has named Jenny Parker, associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, acting associate vice provost for Educator Licensure and Preparation. Parker begins her new role Thursday, Aug. 1. “Jenny has a long standing commitment to teacher preparation,” says Vice Provost Anne L. Birberick. “She will be a strong advocate for NIU teacher...
Anne Birberick
Vice Provost Anne Birberick is seeking nominations for the 2013 Presidential Teaching Professorships. Nominations are due Monday, Sept. 24, to Anne Birberick in the Office of the Provost, Altgeld Hall 220B. Following receipt of a letter of nomination, the selection committee will invite each nominated faculty member to prepare materials in accordance with the published...
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