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NIU is launching it first Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program. The program aims to promote the interrelationship of teaching, research and service through theory, action and reflection in response to community needs and to develop and translate academic knowledge, critical thinking and community engagement into civic responsibility. The Faculty Fellows program provides an opportunity for one...
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host the fourth annual Summer Research Symposium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, in Altgeld Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Any undergraduate student who has participated in faculty-mentored research or artistry over the course of the 2015-16 academic...
Shanay Murdock
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning hosted a brown bag colloquia series this semester to showcase the work of students who achieved success in their independent research, artistry or civic engagement projects. The colloquia series wrapped up with presentations from four undergraduate students. Senior Jessica Sandlund from Community Leadership and Civic Engagement discussed...
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...
Project ROAR at Cortland Elementary School
NIU’s upcoming Service-Learning Institute will examine academic service-learning, community partner expectations and the use of critical reflection and considerations for tenure and promotion Hosted by the NIU Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning, in partnership with the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center, “When the Classroom and Community Collide” is scheduled from 9 to...
Guillermo Benitez and Stephanie Salazar
Hundreds of NIU students displayed their research skills, discoveries and artistry April 19 during the university’s seventh annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD). Many others highlighted their important work with community-based service projects during the Community Engagement Showcase (CES). NIU recognized the following award winners at the conclusion of the combined events. Descriptions of...
Communiversity Gardens
It is said that gardens are the first sign of commitment to a community, and that to plant a garden is to plant a hope. The NIU Communiversity Gardens couldn’t hold more truth to these expressions. Since the garden’s ground breaking in 2014, students, faculty, staff and community members have successfully worked together to produce...
“Education should be a right, not a privilege.” Members of NIU’s Northern Lights Ambassadors and Zeta Sigma Chi agree with this statement – and, to demonstrate their commitment, are collecting donations and raising money for an all-girl boarding school in Kenya. A pair of NIU professors – Teresa Wasonga (College of Education) and her husband,...
NIU’s seventh annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Hundreds of NIU students – including Robin Grooms, Jenée Carlson, Jessica Fliginger and Earle Isibue – will present their faculty-mentored work through the Office of...
Earle Isibue
Meet Earle Isibue, the final student spotlighted in advance of Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day (URAD). Isibue is a junior geography major who is involved with Research Rookies and the NIU Soil Judging Team. Along with Robin Grooms, Jenée Carlson, Jessica Fliginger and many others, he will present his work Tuesday, April 19, at URAD....
Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day (URAD) takes place Tuesday, April 19, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Hundreds of NIU students will present their research. For more information, email [email protected] Meet Robin Grooms, a freshman environmental studies major with a policy emphasis. Grooms is involved in Research Rookies, the Honors Program,...
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will continue its Student Engagement Colloquia Brown Bag series at noon Friday, March 25, when Shanay Murdock from anthropology and Suzanne Serrano from history will present in Altgeld Hall 125. The series showcases research, artistry and community engagement projects completed by students who have received funding through...
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