https://northcentralcollege.edu/content/pridefeed en Gems has published a new book, given presentation at Chicago conference https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/gems-has-published-new-book-given-presentation-chicago-conference <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_newsimage" width="200" height="200" title="Gerald Gems, professor of health and physical education" alt="Gerald Gems, professor of health and physical education" src="https://northcentralcollege.edu/sites/default/files/news/Gerald_Gems-new_11.jpg?1481126379" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gerald Gems, North Central College professor of health and physical education, coedited book on American sport history, presented on Chicago sports history. </div> </div> </div> <p>Gerald Gems, North Central College professor of health and physical education, has published a new book, titled “<a href="https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-History-of-American-Sport/Borish-Wiggins-Gems/p/book/9781138786752 " target="_blank">The Routledge Reader in American Sport History</a>.” Coedited with Linda Borish of Western Michigan University and David Wiggins of George Mason University, their book provides the first comprehensive overview of historical research in American sport from the early Colonial period to the present day.</p> <p><a href="https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/gems-has-published-new-book-given-presentation-chicago-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics Physical Education Gerald Gems Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:00:06 +0000 nadunker 13281 at https://northcentralcollege.edu North Central students achieve Dean’s List honors for fall term https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/north-central-students-achieve-dean%E2%80%99s-list-honors-fall-term-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_newsimage" width="450" height="300" alt="" src="https://northcentralcollege.edu/sites/default/files/news/deanslist-fall-oldrupl.jpg?1481044860" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> North Central College has named its Dean’s List of scholars for the 2016 fall term, which ended in November. </div> </div> </div> <p>North Central College has named its Dean’s List of scholars for the 2016 fall term. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, undergraduate students must maintain a grade-point average of 3.6 (4.0=A) for the term, be enrolled as full-time students and have no grades of incomplete (I) or in progress (PR).</p> <p>The following students were named to the Dean’s List for fall term:</p> <p>Steven Abalos<br />Stacey Adams<br />Emily Adams<br />Bridget Adams-King<br />Ethan Adlfinger<br />Maya Adra<br />Lorena Aguilar<br />Asma Al-Odaini<br />Emily Alaimo<br />Julie Albright</p> <p><a href="https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/north-central-students-achieve-dean%E2%80%99s-list-honors-fall-term-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics Admission Homepage Parents Dean's list fall 2016 Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:22:42 +0000 nadunker 13280 at https://northcentralcollege.edu Franks gave talks, published chapters about his research concerning Japan https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/franks-gave-talks-published-chapters-about-his-research-concerning-japan <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_newsimage" width="200" height="200" title="Luke Franks, assistant professor of history and coordinator of East Asian studies" alt="Luke Franks, assistant professor of history" src="https://northcentralcollege.edu/sites/default/files/news/luke-franks.jpg?1480957877" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Luke Franks, North Central College assistant professor of history and coordinator of East Asian studies, published and presented research on Japanese politics. </div> </div> </div> <p>Luke Franks, North Central College assistant professor of <a href="http://northcentralcollege.edu/majors/history">history</a> and coordinator of <a href="http://northcentralcollege.edu/majors/east-asian-studies">East Asian studies</a>, presented his research at the Midwest Japan Seminar held at Michigan State University on Nov. 5. He was among 18 Japanese studies faculty from colleges and universities around the Midwest, representing a range of academic disciplines.</p> <p><a href="https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/franks-gave-talks-published-chapters-about-his-research-concerning-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics China Japan East Asian Studies History Japanese Luke Franks Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:14:17 +0000 nadunker 13278 at https://northcentralcollege.edu North Central alumna awarded National Institutes of Health fellowship at Mayo Graduate School https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/north-central-alumna-awarded-national-institutes-health-fellowship-mayo-graduate-school <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_newsimage" width="400" height="400" title="Kirsten Coffman ’12" alt="Kirsten Coffman ’12" src="https://northcentralcollege.edu/sites/default/files/news/NIH_Fellowship.jpg?1480704933" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Research into lung function during exercise is focus of doctoral thesis of Mayo grad student Kirsten Coffman ’12, attracting predoctoral fellowship from NIH. </div> </div> </div> <p>Research into lung function during exercise has become the focus of the doctoral thesis of Kirsten Coffman ’12 and has resulted in the awarding of a predoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health (<a href="https://www.nih.gov/" target="_blank">NIH</a>).</p> <p><a href="https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/north-central-alumna-awarded-national-institutes-health-fellowship-mayo-graduate-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics Distinctive Opportunities National Student Scholarship Undergraduate Student Research Alumni Physics biomedical engineering and physiology Kirsten Coffman ’12 mayo clinic graduate program national institutes of health Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:56:36 +0000 nadunker 13277 at https://northcentralcollege.edu Keating presents with other historians, archaeologists, experts on Chicago’s prehistory https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/keating-presents-other-historians-archaeologists-experts-chicago%E2%80%99s-prehistory <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_newsimage" width="200" height="200" title="Ann Durkin Keating, Dr. C. Frederick Toenniges Professor of History" alt="Ann Durkin Keating, Dr. C. Frederick Toenniges Professor of History" src="https://northcentralcollege.edu/sites/default/files/news/Ann-Keating-2015_1.jpg?1480631315" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ann Durkin Keating, North Central College Dr. C. Frederick Toenniges Professor of History, presented at The Field Museum about Cook County Forest Preserves. </div> </div> </div> <p>Ann Durkin Keating, North Central College Dr. C. Frederick Toenniges Professor of History, was one of six <a href="http://fpdcc.com/event/cultural-history-forest-preserves-prehistoric-villages-contemporary-communities/">presenters at a forum</a> presented by the Cook County Forest Preserves of Cook County, held Nov. 5 at The Field Museum.</p> <p><a href="https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/keating-presents-other-historians-archaeologists-experts-chicago%E2%80%99s-prehistory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics History ann durkin keating When Chicago Became Real Estate Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:29:54 +0000 nadunker 13276 at https://northcentralcollege.edu Gray presents study of cash flow reporting at regional meeting https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/gray-presents-study-cash-flow-reporting-regional-meeting <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_newsimage" width="200" height="200" title="David Gray, associate professor and chair of accounting" alt="David Gray, associate professor of accounting" src="https://northcentralcollege.edu/sites/default/files/news/David-Gray_3.jpg?1480630899" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Gray, North Central College associate professor and chair of accounting, gave a presentation at the American Accounting Association forum in Chicago. </div> </div> </div> <p>David Gray, North Central College associate professor and chair of accounting, gave a presentation at the American Accounting Association (<a href="http://aaahq.org/">AAA</a>) Midwest Region Meeting’s Research Roundtable Forum held in Chicago in October.</p> <p><a href="https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/gray-presents-study-cash-flow-reporting-regional-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics Accounting Certified Management Account Certified Public Accountant Corporate Business Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:22:27 +0000 nadunker 13275 at https://northcentralcollege.edu Mark’s review of a book is published in The Law and Politics Book Review https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/mark%E2%80%99s-review-book-published-law-and-politics-book-review <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_newsimage" width="200" height="200" title="Alyx Mark, assistant professor of political science" alt="Alyx Mark, assistant professor of political science" src="https://northcentralcollege.edu/sites/default/files/news/alyx_mark_2.jpg?1480517742" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alyx Mark, North Central College assistant professor of political science, reviewed a new book by Deborah L. Rhode titled “The Trouble with Lawyers.” </div> </div> </div> <p>Alyx Mark, North Central College assistant professor of political science, reviewed a new book by Deborah L. Rhode titled “The Trouble with Lawyers.” Her review was published in October in <a href="http://www.lpbr.net/p/about.html">The Law and Politics Book Review</a>, sponsored by the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association.</p> <p>Rhode provides those interested in the legal profession with a valuable synthesis of the many consequences of lawyers’ monopoly on the practice of law.</p> <p><a href="https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/mark%E2%80%99s-review-book-published-law-and-politics-book-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics Law Political Science Alyx Mark Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:56:48 +0000 nadunker 13273 at https://northcentralcollege.edu Janacek publishes essay in a collection that honors Professor Anthony Grafton https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/janacek-publishes-essay-collection-honors-professor-anthony-grafton <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_newsimage" width="200" height="200" title="Bruce Janacek, associate professor of history" alt="Bruce Janacek, associate professor of history" src="https://northcentralcollege.edu/sites/default/files/news/bruce-janacek_0.jpg?1480455822" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bruce Janacek, North Central College associate professor of history, was published in two-volume collection of essays in early modern European history. </div> </div> </div> <p>Bruce Janacek, North Central College associate professor of history, was published in the two-volume collection of essays titled “<a href="http://www.brill.com/products/reference-work/sake-learning-2-vols">For the Sake of Learning</a> (2 Vols): Essays in Honor of Anthony Grafton (Scientific and Learned Cultures and Their Institutions)” in September 2016. </p> <p>Janacek’s essay, titled “‘Crouch of Employment’: Unleashing the Animal Kingdom in the Popish Plot,” is part of larger cultural and intellectual history on virtuosity in early modern England.</p> <p><a href="https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/janacek-publishes-essay-collection-honors-professor-anthony-grafton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics History bruce janacek Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:45:14 +0000 nadunker 13272 at https://northcentralcollege.edu Internship in athletic training by North Central College student led to publication https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/internship-athletic-training-north-central-college-student-led-publication <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_newsimage" width="382" height="275" title="Amanda Szabo ’17" alt="Amanda Szabo ’17" src="https://northcentralcollege.edu/sites/default/files/news/amanda_szabo-nov_0.jpg?1480353332" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Research that Amanda Szabo ’17 helped conduct was published in the National Athletic Trainers’ Association monthly news magazine NATA News. </div> </div> </div> <p>Amanda Szabo ’17 continues to reap the benefits of her summer internship.</p> <p>Research she helped conduct was published in the October edition of <a href="https://www.nata.org/news-publications/publications/nata-news" target="_blank">NATA News</a>, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (<a href="https://www.nata.org/about" target="_blank">NATA</a>) monthly news magazine.</p> <p>“It’s an honor to have been published in NATA News,” says Szabo. &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/internship-athletic-training-north-central-college-student-led-publication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics Distinctive Opportunities Undergraduate Student Research Admission Homepage Athletic Training Psychology Amanda Szabo ’17 NATA news Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:13:16 +0000 nadunker 13271 at https://northcentralcollege.edu Ekinci is featured artist in multiple exhibits and chosen Artist of the Month https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/ekinci-featured-artist-multiple-exhibits-and-chosen-artist-month <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_newsimage" width="200" height="200" title="Hale Ekinci, assistant professor of art and media studies" alt="Hale Ekinci, assistant professor of art and media studies" src="https://northcentralcollege.edu/sites/default/files/news/Hale-Ekinci_1.jpg?1480346272" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hale Ekinci, North Central College assistant professor of art and media studies, was named October’s Illinois Artist of the Month and showcased her artwork. </div> </div> </div> <p>Hale Ekinci, North Central College assistant professor of art and media studies, was chosen the Illinois Artist of the Month for October by “I Like Illinois” and featured in an online <a href="http://ilikeillinois.com/living/arts-culture/528-illinois-artist-of-the-month-hale-ekinci">interview here</a>. The I Like Illinois website shares the many good things about the state, including its talented artists.</p> <p><a href="https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/ekinci-featured-artist-multiple-exhibits-and-chosen-artist-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics Convergent Media Graphic Arts Interactive Media Technology Art Art Education Art History Communications Interactive Media Studies Hale Ekinci Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:19:33 +0000 nadunker 13270 at https://northcentralcollege.edu