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Enhancing Engineering Pathways engages girls in robotics competition, builds future workforce

NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology is committed to strengthening the pipeline of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) students through middle school and high school programming. Building a pipeline of young students and funneling them into these disciplines ultimately ensures

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CAHE doctoral student Clara Louis recognized by international Phi Beta Delta Honor Society

Clara Louis, a doctoral candidate in the NIU College of Education’s Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE), has been awarded the 2013 David Merchant International Student Award of Achievement by Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars. The award

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Engineers Without Borders create sustainable technology to improve Third World countries

Students in NIU’s Engineers Without Borders organization are dedicated to making the world a better place by bringing sustainable First World technologies to Third World countries. “To make a technology sustainable, it has to be simple and easily maintained. For example, when

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NIU acquires local government news service

NIU’s Center for Governmental Studies recently added a new service to its portfolio of offerings for local governments and businesses: popular news aggregator LocalGovNews. Center staff now are busy making plans to expand the service’s reach and scope. “Our mission is to

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‘Beyond manufacturing’: Engineering students take third in IIE Technical Paper Competition

In early March, Northern Illinois University’s Institute of Industrial Engineering chapter attended the regional conference in Iowa City, Iowa. Chapter members submitted and presented two papers in the technical paper competition: one by Donato Miroballi, the chapter president, and one by senior

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Karen Samonds and her daughters, 6-year-old Ann (left) and 4-year-old Evelyn

National Geographic features Karen Samonds during International Women’s Day celebration

National Geographic Magazine’s website singled out NIU biologist Karen Samonds for recognition as part of its March 8 observance of International Women’s Day. Explorers Journal salutes Samonds for both her work at filling in the 65-million-year gap in the fossil record of

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