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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 southwest suburb certainly seems more city. So, for a week in August, it must have seemed…

Proposals invited for 2014-15 Research and Artistry Awards

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Proposals are invited from NIU faculty to support research and artistry activities in all academic areas. This financial support reflects the university’s commitment to investing resources in faculty research, scholarly and creative activities. In 2014-15, proposals will be accepted in three categories: Opportunity Grants; Facilitation Grants; and Completion Grants. Applications are due Monday, Oct. 20; awards are made in the…

Physical therapy researcher Julie M. Fritz to present at NIU-Naperville

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NIU’s Principal Investigator Academy for Research & Engagement (NIU PI Academy) will host Julie M. Fritz from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, in Room 105 of NIU’s Naperville campus, 1120 E. Diehl Road. Fritz, a professor of physical therapy at the University of Utah, will give a presentation titled, “Developing Effective Partnerships Between Academic…

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