NASA image of the Space Shuttle Atlantis

NIU presents free ‘Summer Under the Stars’ events for space cadets, moon gazers of all ages

This summer, NIU’s STEM Outreach is hosting a series of free family events that celebrate all things space.  Amateur star gazers and constellation connoisseurs alike will appreciate talks led by NIU experts on everything from the geology of the moon to the

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Economic impact report

NIU releases economic impact report

A report released today by Northern Illinois University demonstrates that the university is a powerful force for economic and societal good in DeKalb County and beyond. “We have been part of the landscape for more than a century, so it is easy

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Paul Bauer speaks to an Internet2 audience about the School of Music's use of that technology.

School of Music to host Internet2 presentation for international performing arts conference

NIU’s School of Music has been invited by Internet2 to provide a high-quality demonstration of an interactive video technology for an international conference in Barcelona, Spain. The  demonstration will take place from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, from the Music Building

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A student catches sunlight with a scintillator.

High school physics students glimpse careers

Do you know what a scintillator is? Can you use scintillate in a sentence? Thanks to scientists and technologists at NIU, 70 students from Libertyville’s AP physics classes can. The students visited NIU’s Department of Physics in the College of Liberal Arts and

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