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President Baker talks manufacturing innovation in Rockford

Jeff Kaney speaks with Doug Baker and Promod Vohra before the Rockford Digital Lab discussion
Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker was among the leaders discussing the potential impact the new the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII or Digital Lab) will have on the Rockford region and throughout Illinois with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and…

International Affairs announces Cobb Fellowship recipients

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International Affairs has announced the recipients of this year’s Cobb Fellowships: Marc Adler of chemistry and biochemistry; Kikue Hamayotsu of political science; and Holly Jones of biological sciences. Each fellow will receive a grant of $1,333 to facilitate research collaboration with an international colleague. The…

NIU tapped for role in $320 million Digital Lab

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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…

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