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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 amazing. It was what got me to this point,” says Scherer of Elburn, a talented…

Feeling tense before finals? Come to De-Stress Fest 2014

Anthropology Museum Says RELAX
Feeling the pressure of upcoming finals? You might just want to take a break at the NIU Anthropology Museum, which will be transformed into a “no-stress zone” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 30. The day’s events at the museum, organized entirely by students for students, is being dubbed “De-Stress Fest 2014.” Relaxation stations will…

Illinois museum professionals talk modern cultural heritage dilemmas at NIU

Rich Holly, dean of the NIU College of Visual and Performing Arts, welcomes the workshop participants to DeKalb.
Current and future Illinois museum leaders held a professional development workshop to consider 21st century cultural heritage dilemmas and their impact on the museum community. The workshop, held April 16 on the NIU campus and at the Ellwood House Museum, was organized by the NIU Museum Studies Program, the Illinois Association of Museums and Ellwood. Jack Green…

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