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The Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) wants to inform NIU students of a program called City Year that provides a gap year opportunity for people from ages 18 to 25 interested in public service as an AmeriCorps member. City Year partners with public schools in 28 U.S. cities to help students graduate from...
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) will host the annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD) and Community Engagement Showcase (CES) from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Any undergraduate student who has participated in a faculty-mentored research or...
Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host the seventh annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day and third annual Community Engagement Showcase this spring. The events take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Any undergraduate student who has participated...
Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day
As the NIU campus gears up for the sixth annual Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day (URAD), the Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is offering 10 poster design workshops to assist student presenters with designing their poster for the event. The workshops, which will guide students through the design process, will be held...
2014 SROP students visit FermiLab with Julia Spears and Stephanie Zobac.
Calling all highly motivated sophomores, juniors and seniors who are not graduating this spring or summer: Applications for Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) are now open. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 27. Applications are available online near the top right of the screen (under “Program Info”). SROP gives NIU students the chance to conduct...
Biological Sciences major Zachary Howard works in Barrie Bode’s lab as a Research Rookie.
New this year: NIU’s Research Rookies program is accepting first-semester transfer students. The Research Rookies program links students with faculty mentors in their majors or areas of interest to conduct a small-scale research projects. Students applying must be  incoming freshmen, sophomores or first-semester transfer students. Students must also be committed to participate in the program...
TLC peer leaders
The Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning is now accepting applications for peer leaders for the Fall 2014 Themed Learning Communities. A Themed Learning Community (TLC) includes two to three courses taken together to examine a common theme, such as the natural sciences, humanities and social sciences. Students enrolled in TLCs are able to...
NIU students presentt their research at URAD.
Registration for the fifth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD) is now open. URAD, sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Any undergraduate student currently enrolled at NIU who has...
NIU undergraduate student Larissa Root presents research in Washington, D.C.
The summer weeks are a great time for undergraduate students to participate in internships and research programs. These opportunities provide students the ability to apply theories and ideas learned in the classroom to hands-on work in the lab or conducting field work. One opportunity NIU undergraduate students can participate in is the Summer Research Opportunities...
The Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning is seeking faculty proposals to host an Undergraduate Research Assistant during the spring 2014 semester. NIU’s URA Program awards faculty with funding to hire an undergraduate to work 150 hours (10 hours per week for 15 weeks) at the pay rate of $10 per hour. This program allows...
Isha Vaishampayan and Gabriela Rodriguez (speech-language pathology students) conduct research on children with cleft palates in Mexico through the USOAR grant.
Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research (USOAR) is now accepting proposals from current undergraduates interested in conducting an independent artistry or research project in 2014. Share your idea for a research or artistry project with a faculty member. Once the faculty member has approved your idea, complete a proposal and submit it to [email protected] Be sure to include...
TLC!
As the Fall 2013 semester begins, the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is already gearing up for Spring 2014. With 17 Themed Learning Communities (TLCs) this fall, OSEEL is looking to finalize Spring 2014 TLCs. ACCEPTING PROPOSALS NOW OSEEL is currently accepting proposals for Spring 2014 TLCs. University colleges or departments interested...
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