This Huskie cadet soars

Angel Latham earned her wings – literally. Angel Latham The NIU College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) student and NIU Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet successfully completed the U.S. Army Air Assault School training in Camp Gruber, Oklahoma, this summer.

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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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Former professor shares perspective with communicative disorders students

The Communicative Disorders Student Association (COMDSA) welcomed Sharon Sandridge, section head of Hearing, Speech and Balance Services at the Cleveland Clinic and vice president of Audiology Practices for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to their virtual chapter meeting Feb. 16. Dr. Sandridge

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It’s a Jeopardy-style event for NIU Physical Therapy Faculty

NIU Doctor of Physical Therapy program faculty members Dawn Brown, Nicole Bettin, Bob LeBeau and Joy Robackouski showed they’re experts in the field during a virtual competition held Jan. 15. In celebration of American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Centennial anniversary, the American

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NIU Alum Natalie Libot shares creative parenting tips in Chicago Parent magazine

NIU alum Natalie Libot was featured in the January/February  issue of Chicago Parent magazine for her savvy parenting skills. “We were handpicked to be featured in a piece about cabin fever busters,” said Libot, who graduated from the NIU’s College of Health and

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