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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...
NIU undergraduate student Larissa Root presents research in Washington, D.C.
The summer weeks are a great time for undergraduate students to participate in internships and research programs. These opportunities provide students the ability to apply theories and ideas learned in the classroom to hands-on work in the lab or conducting field work. One opportunity NIU undergraduate students can participate in is the Summer Research Opportunities...
Students discuss future plans at GSPS.
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is gearing up to host its spring semester events: Graduate School Preparation Seminar (GSPS) and GRE Basics Workshop. This past fall GSPS hosted 49 students, many of whom enjoyed the unique opportunities that GSPS provides. One student had this to say about the GSPS experience: “I...
Harry and Jaymie Simmon join Anthony Roberts.
The 2014 cohort of NIU Research Rookies was introduced Monday in ceremonies at Altgeld Hall, outlining their participation in research projects that will tackle issues ranging from curing cancer to canceling out the noise of snoring. Now entering its fourth year, Research Rookies provides a select group of freshmen, sophomores and first-year transfer students the...
Today’s students at Northern Illinois University have a multitude of resources available to them in order to provide support for a successful academic career and beyond. Among those support mechanisms are NIU’s so-called peer-to-peer mentoring programs. Sophomore pre-nursing student Shareny Mota has taken advantage of these programs since coming to NIU, and now, she’s taking...
Isha Vaishampayan and Gabriela Rodriguez (speech-language pathology students) conduct research on children with cleft palates in Mexico through the USOAR grant.
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. 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...
NIU campus in fall
Incoming first-year students are now able to pre-enroll in one of the 19 Themed Learning Communities offered this fall by the Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning. This option guarantees a students a seat in the TLC of his or her choice, provided the student attends orientation and meets with an academic adviser before...
Carlos Huerta and Bruce Kochis
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning invites all faculty and staff to join the Themed Learning Communities and Course Transformation Project fellows for upcoming talks that will focus on integrative assignments and classroom assessment. Deans, department chairs, faculty members and staff interested in curricular engagement are especially encouraged to attend. Keynote: Carlos Huerta,...
Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is currently accepting proposals from faculty members who would like to host Undergraduate Research Assistants (URA) this summer or fall. Undergraduate Research Assistants will assist a faculty mentor in a project over the course of a semester. Students gain valuable experience while helping faculty achieve their...
Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day
Students gathered Tuesday to showcase research projects that could someday lead to cleaner fuels, cures for cancer and perhaps even popularize an ancient South American musical instrument for modern audiences. All were part of Northern Illinois University’s fourth annual Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day in the Duke Ellington Ballroom. The event featured the work of...
Themed Learning Communities
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is planning for spring Themed Learning Communities (TLCs) to be offered to freshmen enrolling in their first semester at Northern Illinois University in Fall 2013. TLCs are groups of two or three classes bundled together around a common course theme, interest or major with the goal...
2010 Huskie Research Rookies
The Office of Student Engagement has a new name and a new home. The office, which oversees programs such as Undergraduate Research, Themed Learning Communities and Service Learning, is now known as the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning. The name was changed to more precisely reflect the objectives of the program, says Julia...
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