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NIU engineers grant for study in the Americas

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Northern Illinois University and its partner, Universidad de La Sabana, were among eight winners of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grants announced at the Partners of the Americas’ 50th Anniversary Convention. U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde announced…

Rockford aerospace initiative wins national award

Jeff Kaney speaks with NIU President Doug Baker and Promod Vohra
A program aimed at accelerating the engineering and high-tech workforce for Rockford’s burgeoning aerospace industry won a national award this week at the University Economic Development Association’s annual summit in Santa Fe, N.M. JiET-A, or the Joint Institute for Engineering and…

Where the buffalo roam (once again)

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Reintroduction of bison at Nachusa Grasslands boosts research opportunities for NIU faculty, studentsNIU student Angela Burke hails from blue-collar Burbank, Ill. With its prevalence of mom-and-pop restaurants and the regular roar of low-flying passenger jets from Chicago’s Midway Airport nearby, the…

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