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Dean Lynda Ransdell of NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) announced the winners of the 2021 Awards for Excellence in teaching, diversity and service during the all-college meeting held Aug. 16 in Wirtz Hall auditorium. Sherrill Morris, Jane Rose Njue, and Cristan Sabio were each recognized for their significant contributions and named as this year’s...
Each year NIU recognizes and honors outstanding undergraduate teaching. Tenured faculty members are honored with the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award and full-time instructors are honored with the Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction Award. Undergraduate students take the lead in the nominating process and student advisory committees in each college nominate faculty members by assembling student...
The Graduate Council’s Student Awards Committee is honoring four scholars for outstanding work on their theses and dissertations for work covering an impressive array of scholarly pursuits in two broad categories: Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education; and Health Sciences and STEM. Each recipient will be recognized during the Outstanding Graduate Student Recognition Reception on Tuesday, April...
NIU’s School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders is coordinating a support group for caregivers of children (from birth through age 22) with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. This support group will provide caregivers a place to discuss their personal experiences and hear presentations from speakers on topics ranging from educational,...
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Northern Illinois University student-athletes Emily Naegele (softball) and Nelle Youel (women’s tennis) are among the 29 women selected nationally to receive an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for Spring 2016, as the NCAA informed all winners of their selection over the past week. Naegele, who earned All-American honors in softball for 2016, and Youel, who completed her...
NIU’s School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders is coordinating a support group for caregivers of children (from birth through age 22) with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. This support group will provide caregivers a place to discuss their personal experiences and hear presentations from speakers on topics ranging from educational,...
Patricia Tattersall (left) is congratulated by Lisa Freeman, NIU executive vice president and provost
Members of the NIU campus community gathered April 19 to witness more than 200 undergraduate research, artistry and community engagement presentations by student leaders and scholars from a variety of disciplines. With more than 900 people in attendance, the seventh annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day and the third annual Community Engagement Showcase became not...
Sharon Moskowitz, an NIU graduate student, and Matt Wilson, assistant professor in the NIU School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders.
According to a 2013 report released by the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council, the reported number of individuals aged 19 and younger treated in U.S. emergency departments for concussions and other non-fatal, sports- and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries increased from 150,000 in 2001 to 250,000 in 2009. The report also revealed sports associated...
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More than 795,000 people in the United States suffer strokes each year, and approximately two-thirds of these individuals survive. For most, surviving an acquired brain injury, illness or stroke is just the first step in recovery. Almost every individual will need some form of rehabilitation. Speech-language pathologists are dedicated to maximizing the quality of life for...
Being a college student is just one of Tara Lenardi’s many roles. The senior from Lisle, Ill., is a busy mom, campus employee and community volunteer, all while maintaining a 3.92 cumulative grade point average. “Tara is an inspiration to a lot of women around her,” said Lee Ann Johnson, who worked with Lenardi at...
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