neiu in the media
An article in the September 7 issue of the Chicago Tribune featured Shahrzad Mahootian, professor, linguistics. The article discussed how immersion helps people learn new languages.
Inside Higher Ed, USA Today and Associated Press
The ERIAL (Ethnographic Research in Illinois Academic Libraries) project, which was a collaboration among Illinois Wesleyan, DePaul University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Illinois at Springfield and led by NEIU, was featured in Inside Higher Ed on August 22. The article reported on the research, which found that many of the resources provided by academic libraries are not fully utilized by students and faculty. Stories about the research also were published in USA Today and on the AP wire.
Edward Stuart, professor, economics and international/intercultural studies, appeared on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" on August 18 to discuss the market volatility.
Steven Riess, professor emeritus, history, wrote the book "The Sport of Kings and the Kings of Crime," which was featured in the August 3 issue of the Rome Sentinel.
Vocalo, 89.5 FM
On August 3, Lisa Hollis-Sawyer, associate professor, psychology, and coordinator, gerontology program, was interviewed on Chicago Public Media?s Vocalo, 89.5FM, about social and cultural attitudes about aging and how families can best assist their elderly loved ones.
Roscoe View Journal, Newcity, University of Chicago Magazine, and WBBM-TV
Stephanie Levi, coordinator, Student Center for Science Engagement, was featured in articles published on June 10 in the Roscoe View Journal, June 8 in Newcity and July 25 in the University of Chicago Magazine as well as on WBBM-TV on August 3. The stories reported on Levi's personal project called "Night Lab," in which she conducts seminars geared to adults to explain in a fun atmosphere the science behind everyday topics such as coffee.
Music student Typhanie Monique, who performs jazz vocals in local clubs, was favorably previewed in the July 29 issue of the Chicago Tribune. Monique is pursuing a master's degree in vocal pedagogy at NEIU.
Vocalo, 89.5 FM
A pre-produced radio piece about flash mobs, which was created by Janet Bar, Angelica Echon, Carrie Robertson, and Patryk Szwanhowski ? students of Edie Rubinowitz, assistant professor, communication, media and theatre ? was aired on Vocalo, 89.5FM, on July 28. The students also were interviewed about their project.
Neida Hernandez-Santamaria, specialist, Proyecto PaLante, was a guest on WFED-AM Federal News Radio in Washington, D.C., on July 8. Hernandez-Santamaria discussed her participation in the UDSA's E. Kika de la Garza Fellowship program.
Edward Stuart, professor, economics and international/intercultural studies, participated in a roundtable discussion on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" on June 23. The show's topic focused on the economic and financial situation of the nation.
Chicago Sun-Times, Hoy, WGN-AM and WLS-TV
Ensemble Espanol was prominently featured in many media outlets including the June 17 issue of the Chicago Sun-Times, the June 20 issue of Hoy, WGN radio on June 19, and WLS-TV on June 26. The stories reported on the ensemble?s 35th anniversary season gala performances in June.
Vocalo, 89.5 FM
On June 7, Edward Stuart, professor, economics and international/intercultural studies, was interviewed on Vocalo, 89.5FM, to discuss tips for personal budgeting and savings.
RedEye, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, The New York Times, USA Today, WGN-TV, WMAQ-TV, WBBM-TV, WBBM-AM, andWBEZ-FM
Students Janean Watkins and Lakeesha Harris were featured on June 1 and 2 in numerous media outlets as the first couple to legally obtain a civil union license in Chicago. They appeared on the front-page of RedEye (wearing a Northeastern sweatshirt) as well as in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, The New York Times, USA Today, WGN-TV, WMAQ-TV, WBBM-TV, WBBM-AM, WBEZ-FM, and others.
Vocalo, 89.5 FM
On May 24, Barbara Cosentino, assistant director, career services, was interviewed on Chicago Public Media's Vocalo, 89.5FM, to talk about job searching tips for students and recent graduates.
Vocalo, 89.5 FM
On April 12, Edward Stuart, professor, economics and international/intercultural studies, was interviewed on Vocalo, 89.5FM, to discuss tips for filing taxes.
Maureen Gillette, dean, College of Education, was quoted in a story in the March 15 edition of Education Week. The story was about how some schools of education are emphasizing cultural competence in their training in an effort to produce teachers who can relate to students who come from different backgrounds. Gillette said that the way to prepare teachers for urban schools is to give them experiences in urban schools.
A March 10 Medill Reports story about the first openly-gay generation quoted Masami Takahashi, associate professor, psychology. Takahashi said that while the LGBTQ community has disadvantages, homosexuals rely on each other more within their community than heterosexuals do.
Ellen Cannon, professor, political science, was a guest on the "Conversation with Ross Reynolds" show on public radio station KUOW-FM in Seattle on March 10. Cannon discussed the Congressional hearings Islamic radicalization and a recent terrorist attack in Spokane, Wash.
In the March 9 issue of the Chicago Defender, Angelia Roberts-Watkins, instructor, educational inquiry and curriculum studies, was listed among the honorees for the Fifth Annual Chicago Defender 2011 Women of Excellence celebration.
Lisa Hollis-Sawyer, associate professor, psychology, and Edward Stuart, professor, economics and international/intercultural studies, were quoted in a March 9 Medill Reports story about how aging baby boomers are providing business owners with service opportunities. Hollis-Sawyer said that Americans want to be cared for as they age but do not want to be a burden, which will spur growth in the home and errand service industries. Stuart said that services directed at this growing population will provide employment opportunities for younger workers.
On March 7, NEIU senior Jesus Palafox was featured in WBEZ-FM's commentary series "Dear Chicago" about his experiences as an undocumented student.
Lance Williams, associate professor, inner city studies education, and assistant director, Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, was interviewed about his book "The Almighty Black P Stone Nation: The Rise, Fall, and Resurgence of an American Gang" in a story in the March 2 edition of the Chicago Journal.
Edward Stuart, professor, economics and international/intercultural studies, was a guest on the "Judy Baar Topinka Show," which aired on March 1 on WJJF-AM. Stuart discussed the federal budget, the state of the national economy, and immigration.
The New York Times
A story published in the February 26 issue of The New York Times quoted Robert Starks, associate professor, inner city studies education. The story was about a push for new ideas and leaders in the black community in the wake of Carol Mosley Braun?s failed mayoral bid. Starks said Braun's loss was due to her underfinanced campaign and because the black community has been ill-prepared for political battle since the election of Harold Washington.