NIU Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) students elected for leadership positions

Two students from NIU’s Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) program were elected as the new officers for the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Sciences – Illinois Developing Professionals Forum (ASCLS-IL DPF). Dioco Reyes, was elected as the chair of ASCCLS-IL DPF and Cleophas

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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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Hard work rewarded: Well-timed scholarship pushes aspiring scientist closer to the finish line

Virtual event, Thousands Strong, to feature students like Jamie Forbeck Jamie Forbeck always had a passion for science. But it took a near-tragedy her first semester of college to make her realize her career path. Jamie Forbeck is one of many students

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Scenes from fall commencement 2019

Congratulations to all the CHHS fall 2019 graduates! Below are a few images from the Saturday, Dec. 14, NIU Undergraduate Commencement.  

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7th annual Interdisciplinary Case Study Event another success

Over 250 NIU students recently participated in the seventh annual Interdisciplinary Case Study Event–an event that brings together students from audiology, counseling, dietetics, medical laboratory sciences, nursing, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology to discuss issues related to providing quality health care to

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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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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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