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NIU Research Rookies named for 2014-15 academic year

Ashley Sands
The 2014-15 cohort of Research Rookies has been named. NIU’s Research Rookies Program links undergraduate freshmen, sophomore, and first-semester transfer students with faculty mentors in their major or area of interest to conduct a small-scale research project. A total of 49 NIU…

The Sounds from Silence

Tertia “Abby” Jeppson
For nine hours every Saturday and 11 hours every Sunday, Tertia “Abby” Jeppson works a cash register at the local Menards store in her hometown of LaSalle-Peru. When she sometimes hears her name on the loudspeaker, the NIU senior usually has…

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