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Amanda Corral
Northern Illinois University junior shooting guard Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) was named Thursday afternoon to the Capital One Academic All-District V Women’s Basketball, one of only five players selected from Division I schools in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. In the classroom, Corral has a 4.0 grade point average in pre-physical therapy and is averaging...
Christine Clemente Dos Santos
Christine Clemente Dos Santos, an assistant professor of medical laboratory sciences in the NIU School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, will speak Thursday, Jan. 30, on “Transfusion Trends in Veterinary Medicine.” The event, which begins at 6 p.m., is sponsored by the Northwest Branch of American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences of Illinois. Masih...
Amanda Corral
Junior Amanda Corral has been named Scholar-Athlete of the Week by the Mid-American Conference. Corral, a health science/pre-physical therapy major, receives the honor for the third time in her career. The Huskie guard has a 4.0 GPA in the program, and she was outstanding in two games for the Huskies over the previous week, averaging...
Leah Raffety
Northern Illinois University redshirt freshman Leah Raffety (Machesney Park, Ill./Harlem) was named to the 2013 Academic All Mid-American Conference Women’s Cross Country Team, the league office announced Wednesday. Raffety, a pre-physical therapy major, earned the honor in her first season of eligibility. Her recognition also marks the fourth consecutive season in which at least one...
Greg Long
Northern Illinois University’s first-ever Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) – Perspectives on Disability – came to a successful close Nov. 17. Led by Presidential Teaching Professor Greg Long of the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, the 10-week experience  was a streamlined version of the for-credit AHRS 200, a general education course titled, “Disability in...
Photo of a fingerprint under a magnifying glass
Sgt. Rebecca Hooks of the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services Command will speak from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the Wirtz 101 auditorium. Hooks is the guest of the Medical Laboratory Sciences program. Topics of discussion include crime scene investigation, forensic pathology and bloodstain pattern analysis. Part of the College of...
Recent estimates count more than 2 million post-9/11 military veterans. The National Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that unemployment rates among veterans was 10 percent in August of this year. The RAND Center for Military Health Policy Research reported that nearly 20 percent of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffered from major depression...
Liz Tusler (left) and Rachel Magann Faivre
Two NIU students have created a business plan that has been selected to advance to the final round of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology Student Business Plan Competition. Rachel Magann Faivre and Liz Tusler will represent the university and compete against four other student teams at the ADA convention in November. “Our task was...
Masih Shokrani
Masih Shokrani, associate professor in the NIU Department of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, has been named a National Academies Education Fellow for 2013-2014. The National Academies includes the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council, and advises the Nation on Science, Engineering and...
Greg Long
This fall, Northern Illinois University is offering its first open online course, “Perspectives on Disability,” led by College of Health and Human Sciences professor Greg Long, a Presidential Teaching Professor in the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders. The 10-week experience is a streamlined version of the for-credit AHRS 200, a general education course...
Sherrill Morris
Sherrill Morris is the new chair of the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders (AHCD) in the NIU College of Health and Human Sciences. AHCD prepares undergraduate and graduate students in rehabilitation services, counseling, speech-language pathology, medical laboratory sciences, audiology and physical therapy. Morris, who embraces the college’s vision to be nationally recognized for...
Haley Dekkinga and Nelle Youel
Northern Illinois women’s tennis players Haley Dekkinga (Allegan, Mich./Allegan HS) and Nelle Youel (Crystal Lake, Ill./Crystal Lake Central HS) have been named to the 2013 Academic All-MAC Women’s Tennis team as selected by the league’s faculty athletics representatives, the Mid-American Conference Office announced Thursday. In addition, Youel earned one of 10 spots on the Capital...
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