What if our cars could help save the environment?

What if our cars could help save the environment? At the next STEM Café, “Renewable Nation: How Hybrid Cars and Smart Grids Will Change America,” NIU assistant professor Kevin Martin will explain how technology could transform vehicles from gas guzzlers into key

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Easter 2015 was a double host-family affair at the DeKalb home of Dave Ballantine and Diane DeMers, who shared the holiday with the Haji-Sheikh family and both families’ SEAYLP participants.

Hosts with the most

Cooking together, relaxing over board games, sharing family stories and making new international friendships. That is the essence of the host family experience, as two NIU families know very well. Chemistry professor David Ballantine and engineering professor Michael Haji-Sheikh – and their

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Karen Smilowitz. Photo credit: Andrew Campbell, Northwestern University

PI Academy to explore logistical challenges at mass-participation events

Mass-participation events bring a host of significant planning and implementation challenges. The organizers of the Chicago Marathon have developed a holistic approach to event planning, referred to as the Chicago Model, which brings together major organizations (e.g., race organizers, fire and police

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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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