During Northern Illinois Universityâ€™s Celebrating Excellence event, NIU Today will highlight the accomplishments and contributions of NIU students, faculty, staff and alumni to the universityâ€™s mission of promoting excellence and engagement in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, creativity and artistry, and outreach and service during the academic year.
Junior Todd Jelinek is a percussion performance major from Western Springs, Ill. His research investigates traditional and modern approaches to foreign frame drumming. Learn more about Toddâ€™s research in the video below.
In coordination with Celebrating Excellence, a new video can be found on NIU Today and the NIU You Tube Channel each day this week highlighting student research.
- Student research: Brogan Bennett checks metabolic testing on NIU hockey team
- Student research: Zach Griffith steers NIU SAE Supermileage chassis design project
- Student research: Natalie Cincotta inspects German photographs from World War II