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International Affairs announces Cobb Fellowship recipients

International Affairs has announced the recipients of this year’s Cobb Fellowships:

Marc Adler of chemistry and biochemistry;
Kikue Hamayotsu of political science; and
Holly Jones of biological sciences.

Each fellow will receive a grant of $1,333 to facilitate research collaboration with an international colleague.
The Cobb program

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University Honors student and Research Rookie presented “Total Synthesis of Rottlerin” with Theodore J. Litberg

Blinded by science – and artistry

NIU junior Linnea Scherer hopes to change the way women are portrayed in video games, and she already has developed an impressive game concept thanks to the McKearn Summer Fellows program she participated in last year.
“The McKearn Fellows Program was amazing. It

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NIU sees surge in student interest

Northern Illinois University is anticipating a large turnout of prospective students and guests at its Spring Open House on Friday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the admissions office is seeking staff volunteers to help with the event.
“Due to

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“Death of Big Foot at Wounded Knee,” Jan. 1, 1891. Photo Source: Library of Congress

A murky provenance

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum will present “Looting, Hoarding, Collecting …,” an exhibition curated by students in the Museum Exhibitions and Interpretation class as a part of the Museum Studies graduate certificate program at NIU.
“Looting, Hoarding, Collecting …” will be on view

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Kryssi Staikidis

Art Education professor wins national honor

Kryssi Staikidis, associate professor of art education in the NIU School of Art, has received the 2014 Western Region Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award from the National Art Education Association.
This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations,

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A drawing by Mark Fox

Who are you calling a packrat?

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum will present “Hoarding, Amassing and Excess,” a group exhibition featuring work by 17 contemporary artists.
This show will be held in the Rotunda and South galleries of the NIU Art Museum from Tuesday, March 25, through Friday,

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