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Idea, Innovation, Impact Lab seeks student participants

The Idea, Innovation, Impact Lab (I-Lab) is a 16-week program, which includes workshops on creativity, social impact, design, engineering and innovation. In this start-up accelerator, students work in multi-disciplinary entrepreneurial teams to develop an innovative technology to solve a social problem. Student

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Forward, Together Forward scholars honored at luncheon

Five NIU students who excel in their academic and humanitarian pursuits were honored during a Sunday luncheon for the 2016 Forward, Together Forward scholars. Each receives a $4,000 non-renewable scholarship for the coming academic year. Peyton Gunnison As a member of the

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NIU summer camps offer hands-on fun, career exploration

Students looking for engaging, hands-on ways to explore their interests and career options this summer can now register for Northern Illinois University’s 2016 summer camps. Day and residential camps will run throughout June, July and August. The schedule includes both time-tested favorites

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Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering sectionals coming to NIU

More than 400 high school students will overtake the Duke Ellington Ballroom Thursday, March 3, as participants in the sectional Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) competition. Students from 47 area high schools will compete in four divisions based on the

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Forward, Together Forward scholars announced

Northern Illinois University announces the selection of five Forward, Together Forward Scholars who will receive a $4,000 non-renewable scholarship for the coming academic year. The 2016 scholarship recipients are: Peyton Gunnison, of Hartland Wis., a junior majoring in industrial and systems engineering with a minor

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R2D2 and you, too

For years, humankind has thought of capable, intelligent robots as the stuff of science fiction, from the friendly droids of “Star Wars” to the mechanical overlords of “The Matrix.” In fact, smart robots are already all around us – with more coming

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