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Good Vibrations: July 23 STEM Café to explore physics of musical instruments

Snare drums snap, bells ting-a-ling and flutes whistle like birds. But why does one instrument sound any different than another? And how do objects produce sound in the first place? NIU alum Andrew Morrison has spent his career using physics to study

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Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger and Laurence Anthonie Tumpag

NIU graduate student honored for Asian-American leadership efforts

NIU graduate anthropology student Laurence Anthonie Tumpag was among 24 young Chicagoland Asian-American leaders honored Monday in Chicago. Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger led the celebration at the James R. Thompson Center which was held to coincide with Asian Pacific American Heritage

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Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day 2015

Research, artistry and community engagement celebrated

Hundreds of Northern Illinois University students participated in the university’s sixth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day, which was combined with the Community Engagement Showcase for the first time ever on Tuesday, April 21. The event was the largest ever, and featured

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Alexis Lamb and Greg Beyer

Alexis Lamb, Projeto Arcomusical to perform April 24

Music education and percussion performance major Alexis Lamb will present “MeiaMeia,” an NIU Honors capstone recital, with Projecto Arcomusical at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 24. Friday’s performance takes place in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building, which is accessible to

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