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

Runners Cronin, Raffety, Totzke named Academic All-MAC

Rebecca Cronin
Northern Illinois University seniors Rebecca Cronin (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett) and Juliane Totzke (Graefenroda, Germany/Carl Zeiss Gymnasium) and sophomore Leah Raffety (Machesney Park, Ill./Harlem) has been named the the Mid-American Conference’s Indoor Track & Field Academic All-Conference Team, the league announced Tuesday. In…

NIU grad named to YMCA board

Michael Gann
The YMCA of Rock River Valley has expanded its board of directors with four new members, including Northern Illinois University graduate Michael Gann. Each new member will serve a three-year term, assisting the board with the strategic oversight of the YMCA…

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