NIU nurse alumna joins medical mission in Haiti

Angela Spahr (’13) recently participated in a medical mission to Haiti. She traveled with a healthcare team as part of CHAMPS: Connecting Hope and Medicine to People in Haiti. The created rural clinics and provided medical care to Haitians in Croix de Bouquet and Mirabalais. Angela raised the money she needed to participate in the…

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NIU NLCEX pass rate increases

Exceeding the national, state and last year’s pass rate, NIU School of Nursing pass rate for the national licensure exam, NCLEX has reached 92 percent for 2016. This marks a significant increase over last year’s rate of 87 percent. The national and state average is 85 percent. School of Nursing Chair Jan Strom, attributes the…

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Student earns coveted fellowship at BoysTown

Second year AUD student Anastasia Grindle has received at T35 research fellowship for the summer at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, Neb. She is the first NIU Audiology student to earn this highly competitive fellowship. She will work in the Audibility, Perception and Cognition Lab at Boys Town. The lab aims to describe how amplification, language and…

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MLS alumna makes ’40 Under Forty’ list

Michelle Campbell (‘14) has been named one of Top Five among the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s 40 under Forty for achievements and leadership qualities, making a significant impact on the fields of pathology and laboratory medicine. Campbell, 24, began making achievements while earning her B.S. in Medical Laboratory Sciences at NIU, graduating summa cum…

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Audiology students awarded travel funds

Audiology students Steven Taddei and Michael Mangini , recently received recognition for their work in the form of $1,000 travel awards from the American Auditory Society, one of the predominant research organizations within the field of Audiology. This highly competitive award is funded by the National Institutes of Health. The students, along with their mentors…

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