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…

Summer research programs off to the races

Summer researchers
NIU’s campus is buzzing with undergraduate research participants this summer. Students from both NIU and colleges and universities across the country have gathered to participate in eight weeks of formal programming. The students are focused into three programs: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), McKearn Summer Fellows and the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP). Each program is eight…

Baker appointed ISTC board chair

Logo of the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition
The Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC), a not-for-profit organization focused on growing the state’s innovation economy, today announced that NIU President Doug Baker will serve as chairman of the ISTC Board of Directors. Baker replaces outgoing board chair Eric Isaacs, provost of the University of Chicago and former director of Argonne National Laboratory and president…

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