North Central College - Naperville, IL

Gems publishes works about global sports, sporting events, physical education

Gerald Gems, professor of health and physical education
Gerald Gems, North Central College professor of health and physical education, has published article in new book, coedited a book and special issues, and more.

Gerald Gems, North Central College professor of health and physical education, has a published piece in a new book, written in Italian and English. An interview Gems conducted with Umberto Mucci, a journalist for the Italian newspaper L'Opinione delle Liberta, that was published last fall has been included in the 2016 book by Mucci, titled “We the Italians.

Neuroscience presentations on drug addiction among 43 accepted for NCUR

Madison Cromwell ’17, Elaina Bartoli ’17
North Central College’s new neuroscience discipline will be represented with two projects at the 2016 National Conference on Undergraduate Research

A new academic minor and research discipline at North Central College will be represented for the first time at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). Two of the 43 NCUR presentations will involve neuroscience research into drug usage and addiction that began in summer 2015.

Wolf works on projects that range from testing to language education to baseball

Gregory Wolf, Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities
Gregory Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities & professor of German, publishes essay, edits book, serves on committee.

Gregory H. Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities and professor of German, recently served as a language and test consultant for Educational Testing Service (ETS), published a peer-reviewed essay, and edited the book, “A Pennant for the Twin Cities: The 1965 Minnesota Twins.”

Mauro publishes article about experimental technique for investigating structure of liquids

Nicholas Mauro, assistant professor of physics
Nicholas Mauro, North Central College assistant professor of physics, coauthored an article in the journal The Review of Scientific Instruments.

Nicholas Mauro, North Central College assistant professor of physics, has authored an article in the journal The Review of Scientific Instruments that describes a new, experimental technique for investigating the structure of liquids.

Students win 14 awards for North Central in international broadcast competition

WONC-FM 89.1 takes home three first-place trophies for Best Station Promo, Best Station Contest/Promotional Event and Best Promotions Director.

Student broadcasters representing WONC-FM 89.1, North Central College’s student-run radio station, have added 14 new awards to the station’s trophy case. They earned three first-place awards and 11 other finalist titles at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) International Conference held March 5 in New York City.

North Central College computer science students place second in field of 12 teams

Chase Smith ’16, Godfrey Muganda, Cornelius Donley ’16, Landon Petzold ’17
Computer science students continued their tradition of excellence at the 2016 Associated Colleges of the Chicagoland Area computer programming competition.

A team of computer science students from North Central College continued their tradition of excellence at the 2016 Associated Colleges of the Chicagoland Area (ACCA) computer programming competition held Feb. 20 at Elmhurst College.

Student exhibit showcases paintings, digital prints, drawings through March 31

North Central College presents the two-person exhibit “Embracing Womanhood,” featuring the artwork of Grace Morris ’16 and Etienne Wenk ’17.

North Central College presents the two-person, student exhibit, featuring paintings, digital prints and drawings by senior Grace Morris and junior Etienne Wenk through March 31.

Titled “Embracing Womanhood: Recontextualizing the Pinup as an Icon for the Exploration of Intersectional Femininity,” the free exhibit is on display in the College’s Meiley-Swallow Hall Gallery, 31 S. Ellsworth St. An artist’s reception will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10, in the gallery; light refreshments will be served.

Mitra is coauthor of published paper in leading international publication

Chandreyee Mitra, assistant professor of biology
Chandreyee Mitra, North Central College assistant professor of biology, publishes paper in Animal Behaviour, a top peer-reviewed animal behavior journal.

Chandreyee Mitra, North Central College assistant professor of biology, coauthored a paper that has been published in Animal Behaviour, a top peer-reviewed behavior journal for the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour.

Mark’s research about judges with Congressional experience published in Washington Post

Alyx Mark, assistant professor of political science
Alyx Mark, North Central College assistant professor of political science, had her article published in The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog.

Alyx Mark, North Central College assistant professor of political science, has researched the consequences of the federal judiciary lacking judges with Congressional work experience. Her initial findings were published in The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, a blog dedicated to publishing political science research relevant to the news cycle. Her article, published Feb.

North Central accounting students begin new partnership with Center for Economic Progress

Eleven student volunteers, trained and certified through the IRS, help low-income individuals and families in Aurora file their tax returns.

For the seventh consecutive year, North Central College accounting and business students are volunteering to help low-income community members file tax returns. This year, they entered into a new partnership with the Center for Economic Progress in Aurora. This new site can host more volunteers and yield more returns—approximately 1,000 returns.

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