Health Professions House looks back on a successful year

NIU’s Health Professions House, a living learning community in the Stevenson A Tower residence hall, has had an active year. Residents, who all share interests in health and service-related majors and careers, participated in several events, field trips and study sessions. Read

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From Round Lake to NIU, graduates reconnect 22 years later

(Editor’s note: This is republished from NIU Today.) More than two decades after earning their Round Lake High School diplomas together, NIU’s director of Campus Child Care Kristin Schulz and her longtime friend Mike Lannon can call themselves fellow graduates again. Both graduated Friday,

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Summer plans: Find out what faculty are up to over break

Health Sciences Chair Jeanne Isabel will continue her research on diabetes screening assessment for people living in Belize. Original testing was done in November 2016 and June 2017. The testing planned for June 2018 will include retesting of individuals with previous results

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SLP profs launch program to foster healthy family communication

A unique program is helping families learn, while the students teaching them are learning about families. Working with Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation, and using funds through the NIU Foundation, NIU faculty and students are facilitating an international Parent-Child Relationship Development Program in DeKalb. Families gather

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AHCD professor receives Champions of Empathy award

Patricia Tattersall, associate professor of speech-language pathology, has been named a Champion of Empathy by The Changing Children’s Foundation. The Geneva, Illinois-based organization strives to strengthen the capacity of parents, caregivers and communities to care for children’s help and well-being while promoting peaceful

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