Wow, that’s a long way down: Reed Scherer shot a photo of his computer screen showing the live video feed down the borehole.

Fallout from government shutdown: Antarctic season canceled for NIU researchers, students

The government shutdown was resolved last week, but it wasn’t soon enough to save a multimillion-dollar NIU research project in the Antarctic. The National Science Foundation, which was funding the research, has notified NIU scientists and two participating graduate students that their

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Altgeld Hall

Baker announces administrative changes

Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker announced sweeping organizational changes designed to promote collaboration and integration within the academic and operational structures at the university. “Over the past three months, I’ve found that NIU has many, many excellent and hard-working faculty and

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Christopher Caine

Global business exec delivers 2013 installment of University Honors Maibach Lecture Series

The University Honors Program on Thursday hosted former IBM executive Christopher Caine, now president of the Center for Global Enterprise and president and founder of Mercator XXI, for a lecture and series of roundtable discussions titled “America as a Commercial Republic.” Throughout

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