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Alumni spread love of art in shows, class

Tammy Kordik is making art contagious with her students.
What’s in the water? Passersby have noticed that wooden arches have popped up in the Illinois and Michigan Canal near Ninth Street in Lockport. John Siblik, a Lemont native and alumnus of Northern Illinois University, banded branches together to make these 101…

Summer research programs off to the races

Summer researchers
NIU’s campus is buzzing with undergraduate research participants this summer. Students from both NIU and colleges and universities across the country have gathered to participate in eight weeks of formal programming. The students are focused into three programs: Research Experiences for Undergraduates…

Making inroads in Myanmar

NIU graduate student Nan Yan Oo
About 10 years ago, Nay Yan Oo was working toward a degree in computer science at the Government Computer College in Pathein, Myanmar. But he kept running into a major snafu – access to a computer. “I got a degree in computer…

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