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Where the buffalo roam (once again)

NIU 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

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Kristin Stanford

NIU’s ‘Island Snake Lady’ wins award

NIU doctoral student Kristin Stanford has received the 2012 Wildlife Diversity Conservation Award at this year’s Wildlife Diversity Conference, sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife.
While a graduate student at NIU, Stanford worked with garter snakes and was

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