Library News

August 24, 2016

Samantha Gust Featured in Library Association Blog

Samantha Gust, head of acquisitions in the library, was interviewed for in “A Day in the Life of a CLS Member,” a regular online feature created by the Association of College & Research Libraries‘ (ACRL) College Libraries Section (CLS) Communications Committee. Read the brief interview... read on →

August 23, 2016

Dr. Cianca Publishes Book Chapter

Dr. Sherri Cianca, associate professor of education, published "Inter-Institutional Collaboration through Non-Positional Leadership: A STEM Higher Education Initiative" in University Partnerships for Academic Programs and Professional Development (Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and... read on →

August 22, 2016

Dr. Walker and Colleague Publish Paper

Dr. Jay K. Walker, assistant professor of economics, and Dr. Michael Jetter from University of Australia and The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) recently published Anchoring in Financial Decision-Making:Evidence from the Field in the IZA Discussion Paper Series. read on →

August 16, 2016

Dr. Osberg and NU Student Co-Author Article

Dr. Timothy Osberg, professor of psychology, and Amber Boyer, a 2015 psychology graduate of NU and a current student in NU's clinical mental health counseling graduate program, co-authored "Dangerous Beliefs: College Alcohol Beliefs Are Associated With Increased Risk of Regretted Sexual... read on →

August 10, 2016

Adults Who Read Books Live Longer

According to the authors of a study just published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, reading books is correlated with a longer life:"A 20% reduction in mortality was observed for those who read books, compared to those who did not read books. Further, our analyses demonstrated that any... read on →

August 8, 2016

Bike Rack Now Available

You can now lock your bike to a newly installed rack located to the right of the Library entrance.  read on →

August 3, 2016

Dr. Cliff and Colleagues Publish Article

Dr. William Cliff, professor of biology and the John J. Hughes, ’67, M.D., Endowed Program Director of Pre-Professional Health, published "A Conceptual Framework for Homeostasis: Development and Validation" in Advances in Physiology Education with several colleagues from other institutions. Here... read on →

August 2, 2016

Dr. Edwards and NU Alumna Publish Article With Colleague

Dr. William J. Edwards, professor of biology, co-authored Leptodora kindtii population dynamics in the island region of western Lake Erie before and after the invasion of the predacious cladoceran Bythotrephes longimanus with NU alumna Karen E. Simpson and Dr. Douglas D. Kane from Defiance... read on →

August 1, 2016

Drs. McGrath and Choi Co-Author Article

Dr. Kathleen McGrath, assistant professor of education, and Dr. Youngsoo Choi, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management, co-authored An Examination of College Students’ Reading Comprehension and Study Strategies: A Case Study of a Hospitality Management Course in Journal of... read on →

July 21, 2016

Sister Merkle Publishes Book

Sister Judith Merkle, professor of religious studies, recently published Beyond Our Lights and Shadows: Charism and Institution in the Church for the Bloomsbury T&T Clark imprint. An electronic copy of the book is available through ebrary.  read on →

July 19, 2016

Dr. Teresa Contributes Ali Piece to the Black Press Research Collective

Dr. Carrie Teresa, assistant professor of communication studies, recently contributed a piece about the memorialization of Muhammad Ali, Who Will Commemorate Them?: The Memorialization of Black Celebrities in the Mainstream Press, to the Black Press Research Collective. Dr. Teresa is a regular... read on →

July 18, 2016

Dr. Halm Publishes Article

Dr. Diane Halm, faculty fellow of composition in the English department, published Building Consensus: Bakhtinian Dialogue in the College Classroom in International Journal of Humanities and Applied Social Science.  read on →

July 12, 2016

Dr. Burt Thompson and NU Alumni Co-Author Article

Dr. Burt Thompson, professor of psychology, recently published Does a Judicial Warning Improve Defendant-Culprit Matching? in Applied Cognitive Psychology. His co-authors, Nicole Dunkelberger, Salvatore Vescio and Claire Elling, are NU psychology department alumni.   read on →

July 11, 2016

Films on Demand Added 261 Titles in June

Films on Demand added 261 titles in June. Take a look here.  read on →

July 11, 2016

Dr. Culton and Colleague Publish Article

Dr. Kenneth Culton, associate professor of sociology, published Blogs, Tweets, and Protests: Learning Movement Theory through Online Case Studies in International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. His co-author is Dr. Jose Munoz from California State University, San... read on →