Students pose in front of the Field Museum’s Tyrannosaurus Rex, Sue.

Hot! Students engage in summer research

The Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning has announced its first cohort for the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP). In its inaugural year, SROP is made up of 10 students representing three colleges and eight majors. Students in SROP have designed

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U.S. Capitol

NIU leaders tout research to D.C. lawmakers

Proton Computed Tomography. STEM education. Aerospace job creation. NIU’s significant accomplishments in advancing the creation and application of knowledge will move into the spotlight today in Washington, D.C., where federal lawmakers and their representatives will participate in the university’s first Research Roundtable.

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Photo of golf club, golf ball on tee

Third-annual CEET scholarship golf outing considered successful, inspiring

For the third straight year, the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) partnered with Caterpillar to host the Tee Up Fore Scholarships Golf Outing, on Wednesday, June 18, in direct support of scholarships for existing students. With the help of NIU

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Reed Scherer and Ross Powell

NIU’s Antarctic-bound robotic submarine making its maiden voyage at Lake Tahoe

Northern Illinois University’s 28-foot-long, 2,200-pound robotic submarine, built for exploration beneath the ice shelf in the Antarctic, is getting its maiden voyage this week in one of the nation’s deepest and most celebrated bodies of water—Lake Tahoe. The unmanned yellow submarine—also known

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CEET assistant professor Sciammarella publishes collaborative work with father

College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) assistant professor Federico Sciammarella recently published one of 15 chapters in the book “Holography – Basic Principles and Contemporary Applications” with the collaboration of his father, Cesar Sciammarella, and researcher Luciano Lamberti. Holography enables three-dimensional

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