Building a pipeline: 11 selected for Emerging Faculty Leaders Program

Eleven NIU faculty members have been selected to participate in the first cohort of the new Emerging Faculty Leaders Program, which aims to bolster leadership capacity across campus. The Provost’s Office earlier this fall launched the initiative, led by Alicia Schatteman, director

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Caring for Your Voice: Maintaining Vocal Health for Teaching

School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders alum, Elizabeth Lanza, a Speech Language Pathologist at the University of Utah Voice Disorders Center, invites faculty to attend an online workshop, Caring for Your Voice: Maintaining Vocal Health for Teaching. The workshop will be

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CHHS takes on Corn Fest

When thousands of people flocked to DeKalb for Corn Fest last month, a group of Huskies joined them. More than a dozen College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) students, faculty and staff were part of the CHHS’ inaugural appearance at the

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College of Health and Human Sciences welcomes new and returning Huskies

The College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) welcomed new and returning students on Aug. 20 as part of the university’s annual Week of Welcome. More than 40 students, faculty and staff gathered at the East Lagoon for an afternoon event called

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NIU faculty explore how aerobics and strength training improve brain function

We understand that exercise improves cardiovascular health. But recent research shows that aerobics and strength training also boost brain health and function – in both healthy adults and those with stroke, dementia or other cognitive impairments. Jamie Meyer In fact, Jamie Mayer,

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Communicative Disorders Student Association (COMDSA) wins prestigious campus-wide award

The Communicative Disorders Student Association (COMDSA) was recognized for their contributions to NIU and the community as winners of the 2021 Kevin D. Knight Outstanding Student Organization Award. The Kevin D. Knight Awards are presented annually and commemorate the life of Knight,

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College of Health and Human Sciences names 2021 Dean’s Student Award winners

Each year, NIU College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) recognizes one undergraduate student from each academic program with the Dean’s Student Award. Students selected for the award have demonstrated significant achievement and leadership in the areas of scholarship, campus and/or community

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We’ve got spirit, yes we do!

Join us in celebrating a successful end of the semester and/or graduation with CHHS Spirit Week activities during finals week, April 26-30.  Sponsored by the CHHS team and Student Advisory Committee, we plan to celebrate our efforts and offer a virtual “high

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