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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Huskie Voices

Danica Billingsly, clinical assistant professor of audiology “Because we bridge healthcare practice and healthcare education in the Doctor of Audiology program, we moved very quickly last spring (2020) to protect our patients and our students. We completed simulation-based trainings with students, used

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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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The Magic of Music to Enhance Language Production

Jamie Mayer makes magical things happen. No, she is not a magician. Rather, Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (ISLL) affiliate Dr. Mayer is a professor in NIU’s Speech-Language Pathology program within the School of Allied Health and Communicative

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Jamie Mayer earns 2020 NIU Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Jamie Mayer, associate professor of Speech-Language Pathology, School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, has earned the 2020 NIU Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award for her contributions in and out of the classroom. Students repeatedly report that Mayer is truly gifted in

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NIU welcomes new director of Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy program

DeAnna Harris-McKoy, NIU associate professor in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, has been named director of NIU’s Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy program. She replaces J. Mark Killmer who retired Sept. 1. Harris-McKoy is a licensed marriage and family

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College of Health and Human Sciences names winners of 2020 Awards for Excellence

NIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences announced the winners of the 2020 Awards for Excellence in teaching, research and service during the online college meeting held Aug. 17. J. Mark Killmer, D. Scott Sibley and King Chung were each recognized for their

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Milijana Buac earns national award

Milijana Buac, assistant professor of Speech-Language Pathology in the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, was recently named a recipient of the 2020 Advancing Academic-Research (AARC) Award. Established in 2004 by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the AARC Award is given to pre-tenured, doctorate-level faculty to

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