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NIU tapped for role in $320 million Digital Lab

Digital Lab for Manufacturing logo
Northern Illinois University officials are excited about the university’s developing role in a planned $320 million Digital Lab for Manufacturing, announced today by President Obama in an event at the White House. To be built on Goose Island in Chicago, the…

NIU is NEH strong

A boy flees Paris during the Battle of France. The photograph is the work of Theresa Bonney and published in her “Europe’s Children, 1939-1943” book of photographs.
Northern Illinois University faculty members have been named as recipients of three highly competitive funding awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities. NIU received more grants in this latest award cycle than any other Illinois institution. NEH grants went to: Heide…

Xiao named interim associate dean for research

Zhili Xiao
Zhili Xiao, an NIU Board of Trustees Professor of physics, has accepted an appointment as interim associate dean for research and graduate studies. Xiao is stepping into a role that was filled by Lesley Rigg, who is now serving as interim…

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