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As the competition for research funding has intensified, institutions such as the University of Michigan, the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) have developed specialized service units that help faculty improve the quality of the design, analysis and statistical sections of their grant proposals. Now, thanks to funding...
David Stone
Friday marks the inaugural session of the PI Academy for Research and Engagement, a new program funded under the Great Journeys Strategic Plan. The PI Academy is a year-long program that provides a select number of junior faculty members with in-depth professional development opportunities in the areas of research – how one becomes a successful...
Lisa Freeman
Lisa C. Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, is inviting nominations and applications for next year’s Presidential Research Professorships. Presidential Research Professorships are awards in recognition of outstanding accomplishment and future potential in academic research, scholarship or artistry. Faculty can be nominated by any current or retired NIU faculty member from any department; ...
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The NIU Foundation recently partnered with Lisa Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, and the Office of the Provost to restructure the NIU Foundation Venture Grants program. A team of NIU students from the College of Law helped to create a concept and plan for this unique program. The move to update the...
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The Division of Research and Graduate Studies invites faculty, staff and students to join in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of NIU’s graduate students. The reception is being held Tuesday, April 24, in the Altgeld Hall Auditorium. A reception begins at 3 p.m., followed by an awards presentation at 3:30 p.m. Recipients of the following awards...
David Stone and Dara Little
Two administrators in the Division of Research and Graduate Studies have new responsibilities. David Stone, who remains associate vice president for research, has added administrative responsibility for the Office of Research Compliance and Integrity and support of research operations. Dara Little has become director of the Office of Sponsored Projects. “The Division of Research and...
Photo of a graduation cap on a stack of books.
The Division of Research and Graduate Studies invites faculty, staff and students to join in celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of NIU’s graduate students. The reception is being held Tuesday, April 24, in the Altgeld Hall Auditorium. A reception begins at 3 p.m., followed by an awards presentation at 3:30 p.m. Recipients of the following awards...
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Candidates for the position of assistant vice president for research compliance and integrity in NIU’s Office of Research Compliance (ORC) will visit campus in coming weeks for interviews and open forums. The person in that position has primary oversight of the ORC – the office monitors two Institutional Review Boards, the Institutional Animal Care and...
The Division of Research and Graduate Studies has announced its annual request for proposals for Research and Artistry Awards. Proposals are invited from NIU faculty to support research and artistry activities in all academic areas. These awards reflect the university’s commitment to investing resources in faculty research, scholarly and creative activities. In 2011-12, proposals will...
Lisa Freeman
Lisa C. Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, is inviting nominations and applications for next year’s Presidential Research Professorships. Presidential Research Professorships are awards in recognition of outstanding accomplishment and future potential in academic research, scholarship or artistry. Faculty can be nominated, or may initiate their own candidacy, by forwarding letters of nomination...
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A new online library for NIU’s scholarly materials and products, the Huskie Commons Digital Repository, is being developed by the University Libraries and Information Technology Services (ITS). Once completed, this repository will “provide a long-term secure digital space where faculty and staff can place their publications, data sets and other research materials,” said Patrick Dawson,...
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NIU’s Division of Research and Graduate Studies will hold  a retirement reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, in honor of Barb Berg and Lin Nevitt. Both Berg, business manager for the Northern Illinois University Press, and Nevitt, administrative assistant in the Graduate School, are retiring after 25 years of service to the university....
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