NIU professors earn major research grants—NIU students stand to benefit

NIU biologist Rangaswamy “Nathan” Meganathan works with Debarati Ghose, a graduate student in biology.
First, the good news: Five NIU professors this summer snagged three prestigious grants that total nearly $1 million. Now for the better news: the funding also provides cutting-edge research opportunities for NIU students, allowing them to work alongside top scientists in their disciplines. “These are impressive research projects by an extraordinary group of faculty scientists here at…

Anthropology professor wins prestigious Fulbright Scholar grant to Italy

Giovanni Bennardo
NIU anthropology professor Giovanni Bennardo has won a highly competitive Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and conduct research this coming semester in Italy. Bennardo, who was named a Presidential Research Professor this past spring in recognition of his scholarship, is more than a little bit familiar with Italy. He was born and raised in the city…

Huskie Research Rookies invites applicants for 2014-15 year

NIU Research Rookie Hannah Savage
Looking to become involved on NIU’s campus? Interested in learning more about your major and future career? The Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning is now accepting applications for the Huskie Research Rookies program for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Research Rookies program links students with faculty mentors in their major or area of interest…

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