Wayne Duerkes and Anastasia Kocher

New Honors Summer Scholars take inspiration from inaugural researchers during presentation

Wayne Duerkes and Anastasia Kocher – NIU’s inaugural University Honors Scholars – delivered the findings of their Honors Capstone projects at a public presentation and reception hosted April 25 by the University Honors Program. In attendance? The 2013 University Honors Summer Scholars:

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Logo of iFiber: Illinois Fiber Resources Group

DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. focuses on broadband technology at luncheon

John Lewis, senior research scholar at NIU’s Regional Development Institute, moderated a panel of experts in the fiber optics industry May 30 at the DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. Broadband and Economic Development Technology Focus Luncheon. About 150 attendees learned about the

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Technology seniors improve unsafe machine, claim department honors at Senior Design Day

NIU’s Department of Technology of the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology has announced the winner of its Senior Design Day competition. Member of the “Advanced Machine Guarding” group – technology seniors Jacob Jackson, Jeremy Kutz and Simon Wu – worked together

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CAIDEN team

Lifesaver? Mechanical engineering students win Senior Design Day prize with gas-sensing robot

Senior Design Day at the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology showcases the diversity of the creative work happening within the college while students from all departments revel in end-of-semester energy and the creativity of the bold ideas on display. Engineering

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Michael Manderino

Literacy Education professor’s dissertation wins academic ‘Triple Crown’ with trio of top awards

Michael Manderino, assistant professor in the Department of Literacy Education in NIU’s College of Education, has drawn significant praise from his colleagues in 2013, and deservedly so. His dissertation has received awards from three prestigious organizations already this year. The scholarly paper,

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