Peace Peace Corps founder and director Sargent Shriver visits NIU on April 10, 1962.

Graduate student to explore early connection between Peace Corps, NIU at Friday lecture

History graduate student Maria ‘Rai’ Hancock will explore NIU’s rich Peace Corps heritage during a public lecture from noon to 12:50 p.m. Friday in Room 110 of the Campus Life Building. The presentation, titled “Connecting Globally, Locally: NIU, Southeast Asia, and the Peace

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Reed Scherer (left) and Ross Powell

NIU and DOER Marine unveil robotic submarine that will explore beneath Antarctic ice shelf

Northern Illinois University and DOER Marine today unveiled a new 28-foot long, cigar-shaped robotic submarine to be used in exploration beneath the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. Bristling with high-tech instrumentation, the submarine is among the exhibits at the Moscone Convention Center

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