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Big science—big opportunities for NIU students

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An upcoming high profile experiment at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is already proving to be a boon for Northern Illinois University students in physics and engineering. On Saturday, July 26, Fermilab will move a 50-foot-wide superconducting electromagnet across its campus to…

NIU grad’s book a candidate for literary award

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NIU alumnus Ian Stansel published his first book last year. And now it’s up for a top literary award from PEN America with a prize of $25,000. Almost all of the nine short stories in Stansel’s book, “Everybody’s Irish,” take place in Illinois,…

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