Anthropology Museum views slavery from lens of Underground Railroad archaeological study

What evidence did runaway slaves leave behind at an Underground Railroad station? What tools help an archaeologist uncover and identify that evidence? Is slavery itself an historic artifact? These are just a few of the questions posed to visitors in “Trowels and Fair

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NIU’s QuarkNet gives high school students, teachers glimpse into world of particle physics

Accompanied by their teachers, a dozen high school students visited DeKalb this week to participate in the 2013 QuarkNet Summer Institute hosted by the NIU Department of Physics. QuarkNet, founded in 1995, is a professional teacher development program funded by the National

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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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Senior Design Day gives ISYE students real-world, hands-on experience

For the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE) in the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET), Senior Design Day is somewhat different than the other departments. Because ISYE students do not typically design products, the focus of the presentations

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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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