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Nicole Allgood gives presentation at research conference

Nicole Allgood gives presentation at research conference

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Nicole Allgood, visiting lecturer of psychology, gave a presentation titled “The Perspective of Young Adult Siblings of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Exploration of Themes of Grief and Loss” at the Midwest Educational Research Association conference in St. Louis on Oct. 15.


Erin Hoover receives admission award

Erin Hoover receives admission award

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Making strides to find the cure

Making strides to find the cure

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A team of North Central College faculty and staff members—aka the North Central Knockers—participated in the Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk in Chicago Oct. 18.


Student chapter of American Chemical Society receives award

Student chapter of American Chemical Society receives award

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[caption id="attachment_566" align="alignleft" width="76" caption="Paul Brandt"][/caption] The American Chemical Society student chapter at North Central has received an Honorable Mention Award for its activities during the 2008-2009 academic year. Associate Professor of Chemistry Paul Brandt, faculty advisor of the chapter, deserves special commendation, Society President Thomas H. Lane said in a letter informing North Central of the award. "Few faculty members are willing to make the great commitment of time and energy that a successful chapter requires.


Herman White receives award from American Physical Society

Herman White receives award from American Physical Society

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Herman B. White Jr., member and vice chair of North Central’s Board of Trustees, was named the recipient of the 2010 Edward A. Bouchet Award, a prestigious prize awarded annually by the American Physical Society (APS). It recognizes a distinguished minority physicist who has made significant contributions to physics research. He will accept the award in February 2010 at the APS meeting in Washington, D.C., where he will give an acceptance lecture.


Ben Dewberry named national chair for student affairs committee

Ben Dewberry named national chair for student affairs committee

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Ben Dewberry, area hall director for Kimmel and Seybert Residence Halls, was named the first national chair of the newly developed Sustainability Knowledge Community for NASPA, the Students Affairs Administration in Higher Education.


Gerald Gems speaks on radio, in Copenhagen and Taiwan

Gerald Gems speaks on radio, in Copenhagen and Taiwan

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Gerald Gems, professor of health and physical education, gave a radio interview for WDCB Du Page Public Radio on “Chicago's Failed Olympic Bid,” broadcast Oct. 2, 5 and 9. In addition, he gave a presentation titled “Sport, Politics and American Globalization” at the University of Copenhagen Summer School for graduate students on Aug. 21. He also delivered a keynote address titled “Past, Present, Future: The Cultural Power of Sport” at the first annual International Sociology of Sport Conference hosted by the National Sport University in Taipei, Taiwan, on Sept. 25.


Stephen Maynard Caliendo gives presentation at U of I

Stephen Maynard Caliendo gives presentation at U of I

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Stephen Maynard Caliendo, associate professor of political science, presented “Peeking Over Your Shoulder: The Importance of Psychology to The Project on Race in Political Communication” at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Psychology's Clinical/Community Psychology brownbag series on Oct. 2.


Recent NCTV video reports feature North Central

Recent NCTV video reports feature North Central

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Final three inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame

Final three inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame

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In addition to Jim Rank ’58 and Bob Dunphey ’85, the final three inductees to North Central’s 2009 Athletic Hall of Fame are Craig Stefan ’87 for baseball, Dan Baker ’89 for track and field and Susan DeNigris ’02 Kane for track and field. The induction ceremony will take place 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in Wentz Concert Hall. Craig Stefan ’87 stood out as one of the top performers in baseball during what could easily be called the most successful era ever for the program, 1984 to 1987.


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