Greetings from 2034 postcard

Well, imagine that: podcast highlights visions from Science 2034 Live

A podcast of the Science Coalition’s “Science 2034 Live,” which featured NIU mechanical engineering professor Federico Sciammarella on its panel of six visionary scientists, is now available. Gathered June 24 in Washington, D.C., the federally funded researchers shared their prognostications of what

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NIU professor takes part in Science 2034 panel discussions

Northern Illinois University Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Federico Sciammarella has been invited by the Science Coalition to participate in two panel discussions in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, June 24, including a congressional briefing. “I am very honored to represent NIU as

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A camper in Engineering Amusement designs and constructs a model roller coaster.

STEM camps prepare students for creative problem-solving, careers

What do you want to be when you grow up? Northern Illinois University’s STEM Outreach is hoping to help students answer that question by offering a variety of fun, hands-on summer camps that explore in-demand careers and concepts in science, technology, engineering

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NIU’s Rockford STEM strategies highlighted at Innovation Day

Northern Illinois University Associate Vice President for Engagement and Innovation Partnerships Rena Cotsones shined a spotlight on NIU’s work in Rockford during an April 29 presentation at Illinois Innovation Day in Springfield. Organized by the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC) and the

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Alumni Association awards merit scholarships

The NIU Alumni Association announced it has awarded 10 merit scholarships to continuing students for the 2015-2016 academic year. The following will receive $2,500 scholarships for the upcoming year: Anthony DeCarlo, Darien, Ill., majoring in mechanical engineering Trevor Enger, Batavia, Ill., majoring in

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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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NIU recognizes outstanding alumni

The NIU Alumni Association celebrated outstanding university alumni on April 17 at the association’s annual Alumni Awards Dinner. Awards were given to outstanding alumni from each of the university’s seven colleges. In addition, the association awarded the Outstanding Young Alumni Award, the

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