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August 2014 Commencement Honors 84 Grads

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Family, friends, faculty and staff filled the National University auditorium for the August 2014 commencement ceremony. 84 graduates of both the College of Professional Studies and the College of Allied Health Sciences received honors, diplomas and certificates, taking the next step forward on their educational and career paths.

NUHS Offers Generous Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Thursday, July 03, 2014

National University has a new scholarship award for all Phi Theta Kappa community college honor students. The $2000 scholarship will be available in fall of 2014 for PTK members who enroll in the bachelor degree completion program in the biomedical sciences.

NUHS Places Time Capsule to be Opened in 2063

Friday, June 20, 2014

As part of its 2014 Homecoming event, National University of Health Sciences cemented a time capsule into the outer wall of its main campus building, Janse Hall, on Thursday, June 19th. The capsule is full of present day university documents and items chosen for their potential historical interest when opened half a century from now in 2063. Read more and see a video of the time capsule ceremony.

Campus Happenings

Help NUHS Post-Grad Name the University’s Mascot

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The NUHS Lincoln College of Postprofessional, Graduate and Continuing Education is running a contest to name the NUHS eagle. From now until Friday, September 19, 2014, the post-grad office will be accepting submissions from all NUHS students, faculty, and staff.

President Stiefel Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Watch NUHS President Joseph Stiefel follow through on an ALS ice bucket challenge issued by alumn Dr. Randy Cybulski ('09). In turn, he challenges Dr. Theodore Johnson and Dr. Daniel Strauss, in order to raise money to defeat Lou Gehrig's disease.

Food Truck Fridays in September

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Great eats are coming to NUHS to kick off fall trimester! Each Friday in September, a different food truck will be on our Lombard campus offering lunchtime fare.

Health and Clinic News

Volunteers Eligible for Free Care in Research Study on Chronic Low Back Pain

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

If you suffer from chronic low back pain, you may be eligible for free care in exchange for your participation in a research study. NUHS is studying the effects of orthotics on low back pain. Those interested can apply online.

Korean, Japanese and Chinese Acupuncture: What’s the Difference?

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Japanese, Korean and Chinese acupuncture all have their foundations in traditional Chinese medicine, and all are very effective. Learn how acupuncture evolved in different regions of Asia, reflecting the culture and history of each region.

Naturopathic Medicine Students Serve Internship at Salvation Army

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

During the clinical internship, naturopathic medicine students at NUHS serve a three-week rotation in a Chicago Salvation Army facility seeing a wide variety of patients who are often homeless, drug-addicted or who have recently suffered tragedy in their lives.

Alumni News

ND Grad Finds Success on Many Platforms

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Meet Raynette Ilg, ND ('11), who has launched a successful business in naturopathic medicine, written her first book, and launched a line of wellness products in only three years from her headquarters in South Elgin, Illinois.

Homecoming 2014: It’s Not Too Late to Join In!

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

There is still time to register for National University of Health Sciences’ Homecoming 2014. This year’s event will take place June 19- 21 at the NUHS campus in Lombard, Illinois and the DoubleTree Hotel in nearby Oak Brook.

Dr. Roy Settergren Values MSACP Degree from NUHS

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Roy Settergren, DC ('09) earned his master of science degree in advanced clinical practice from NUHS. He feels the program not only improved his diagnostic skills, but also helped him become a published researcher.

Faculty Achievements

Two NUHS Faculty Release New Book on GERD, IBS and IBD

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Fraser Smith, ND and Daniel Richardson, PhD of National University have co-authored a new book titled: "The pH Balance Health & Diet Guide for GERD, IBS & IBD," which is now available on

Research Faculty at NUHS Publish Article in Academic Medicine Journal

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Gregory Cramer, DC, PhD, dean of research at NUHS, along with former assistant professor, Barbara Sullivan, PhD, co-authored an article in an upcoming issue of Academic Medicine on the NUHS student-mentored research program.

NUHS Editor Presents Research at European Chiropractic Union

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Dr. Claire Johnson, editor in chief of the NUHS journals attended the 2014 European Chiropractic Union (ECU) conference held in Dublin, Ireland in May. In addition to representing the university's three journals, she gave two poster presentations coauthored with Associate Editor, Dr. Bart Green.

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