2020 NU News

  • New teaching chairs to focus on innovation in online teaching

    My Nipissing
    General
    Research
    Teaching Chairs Program
    Nipissing University is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Teaching Chairs focused on online teaching, an area of heightened importance in today’s pandemic environment. Dr. Sandra Goldsworthy, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, and Dr. Mark Wachowiak, Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics, have been named Teaching Chairs in Online and Virtual Lab/Studio Experiences.
  • Season’s Greetings from Nipissing University

    My Nipissing
    General
    As we look forward to the holiday break and turning the page on 2020, on behalf of Nipissing University, I’d like to extend my warmest wishes to you and yours for a safe and happy holiday season.
  • Nipissing celebrates Alumni Award recipients

    Alumni
    The Nipissing University Alumni Advisory Board (NUAAB) is set to honour five exceptional individuals with Alumni Awards during this year’s virtual celebration. Each day this week, Nipissing University will feature one of its 2020 Alumni Award recipients on its social media channels.
  • Nipissing alumna inspires local gift-giving

    Alumni
    School of Business
    Nipissing University School of Business graduate, Taylor Hummel (BBA ’19), is part of a small team that developed a successful initiative to encourage members of the North Bay community to shop locally this holiday season. Alongside her former high school classmates, Nico Waltenbury and Sierra Mercer, Hummel forged partnerships with 10 local businesses to create The Bay Bundle.
  • Human trafficking research findings released

    Research
    After seven years of collaboration, the Northeastern Ontario Research Alliance on Human Trafficking (NORAHT) has concluded its research on the gaps and barriers to regional services for women experiencing exploitation, violence or abuse in the sex industry.
  • Video series captures teachings of retired professor

    Former Nipissing professor and citizen of Dokis First Nation, Terry Dokis may be retired, but his teachings won’t soon be forgotten. Working with professor of history, Dr. Katrina Srigley and video technologist Greg Foster, Dokis’ version of the Nishnaabeg Creation Story he carries has been captured in a video titled Cradling the Heart: an Anishinabek Creation Story.
  • Dr. Peachey published in prestigious nursing journal

    School of Nursing
    Assistant Professor and proud Nipissing University PhD graduate, Dr. Laurie Peachey, has had the manuscript from her PhD thesis, Shaping clinical imagination as new graduate nurses in maternal-child simulation, accepted in the Nurse Education Today international journal.
  • Nipissing University confirms community outbreak of COVID-19

    General
    Nipissing University has received notification from the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) that they have declared a community COVID-19 outbreak after six (6) members of the Nipissing University athletic community have tested positive for COVID-19.