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Clinical Assistant Professor Colleen Boraca  understands the importance of engaged learning. That’s why her colleagues from the College of Law nominated her to be recognized as an engaged learning exemplar for her outstanding commitment to engaged learning, teaching and scholarship. Boraca says engaged learning is important because it fosters student investment. “This investment inspires them to...
Associate Professor Alicia Schatteman, from the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies and the Department of Public Administration, knows the importance of engaged learning. Schatteman says engaged learning “creates a more interesting classroom experience by allowing me to link my research to teaching in a very tangible way while also actively engaging students.” She noted...
NIU is more than familiar with the amazing stories students tell about their engaged learning experiences with faculty. The ninth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day and the fifth annual Community Engagement Showcase are planned for Wednesday, April 18. However, this spring will introduce a new event that uncovers and recognizes the faculty perspective of...
NIU is more than familiar with the amazing stories students tell about their engaged learning experiences with faculty. The ninth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day and the fifth annual Community Engagement Showcase are planned Wednesday, April 18. However, this spring will introduce a new event that uncovers and recognizes the faculty perspective of collaborations...
The 2017-18 cohort of Research Rookies has been named! The NIU Research Rookies Program links undergraduate freshmen, sophomore and first-semester transfer students with faculty mentors in their major or area of interest to conduct a small-scale research or artistry project. A total of 44 NIU undergraduate students have been named as Research Rookies for the...
The annual Northern Illinois University’s Service-Learning Institute is a time for NIU’s faculty and staff interested in civic engagement and service-learning to get together, reflect on their work, learn about innovative service-learning practices and new ways to conduct their work and to discuss important topics related to strengthening the civic participation on our campus. This...
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host the fifth annual Summer Research Symposium from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Friday, August 11, in the Altgeld Auditorium. Any undergraduate student who has participated in faculty-mentored research or artistry over the course of the 2016-17 academic year is encouraged to present his or her...
The Terracycle Program that has been used in the past at NIU to recycle pens and other office supplies has recently been discontinued. As a result, Campus Mail is no longer able to accept these items, as they have no way to properly recycle them. Although efforts have been made to find an alternative source...
For the first time in its quarter-century of service, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) has established a partnership with NIU to address food insecurity on campus. Postal carriers in DeKalb, Sycamore, Cortland, and Malta will again collect food during the largest one-day food drive across the nation, picking up bags of non-perishable food...
Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD) and the Community Engagement Showcase (CES) not only highlight the great work that our students are participating in, but the dedication and support that our NIU faculty and staff have for our students’ success and growth at NIU. The relationship between students and their faculty mentors are life-changing, often...
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is now accepting applications for two service-learning programs specifically designed for first-generation college students or Pell grant recipients. NIU Service Leaders Program matches sophomore, junior, or senior first-generation college students eligible for Federal Work-Study with a local school or organization that engages with local youth in...
Over 200 NIU students displayed their research skills, discoveries and artistry on April 25 during the university’s eighth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD). Many others highlighted their important work with community-based service projects during the Community Engagement Showcase (CES). Descriptions of all student projects are available online. NIU recognized the following award winners at the...
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