Wei Luo

NIU geography professor Wei Luo lands NASA grant to help quantify Mars’ watery past

Now that scientists have convincing evidence that water helped shape the surface of Mars, Northern Illinois University geography professor Wei Luo is setting out to answer another important question: Just how much water was there? “With more and more observations from satellites

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Narayan Hosmane

NIU Chemistry Professor Narayan Hosmane elected to Russian Academy of Natural Sciences

Northern Illinois University’s Narayan Hosmane, a Board of Trustees professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been elected as a foreign member of the prestigious Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. Supporting education and applied scientific research, the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences is

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NIU Department of Physics hosts last workshop of famed DZero experiment in LaTourette Hall

NIU’s Department of Physics is preparing to host the final workshop for Fermilab’s world famous DZero experiment. About 70 attendees are expected for the collaboration’s 30th annual workshop, which will be held from Friday, June 7, through Tuesday, June 11. Over the

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SarahEmily Lekberg and Matthew Ropp

NIU students in music, communication win prestigious Fulbright grants to Southeast Asia

Two NIU students have won prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Grants to teach in Southeast Asia. SarahEmily Lekberg, an Indianapolis native who will earn her master’s degree from NIU in world music this summer, will begin a 10-month teaching assignment in August at

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Layli Miller-Muro

Noted advocate for immigrant women to receive honorary NIU doctorate at May 10 graduation

NIU will confer an honorary doctoral degree this spring to Layli Miller-Muro, founder and executive director of the Tahirih Justice Center. Miller-Muro will receive her honorary doctorate during the Graduate School commencement ceremony, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, in the

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