Developing young scientists: College students sought for paid summer research opportunities

Northern Illinois University is seeking non-NIU college students who are interested in environmental issues to work on research projects this summer with university scientists. As many as eight undergraduates will be chosen. Selected students will receive free housing on NIU’s campus –

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Valia Allori

Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society continues brown bag lunch series Jan. 30, Allori to speak

Valia Allori, a professor in the NIU Department of Philosophy, will speak at noon Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the next brown bag luncheon presented by the NIU Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society. The lunch takes place in the Illinois Room of the

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NASA image of the Space Shuttle Atlantis

NASA ‘solar system ambassador’ to talk plans for spaceflight during Jan. 22 STEM Café event

Now that the space shuttles are museum pieces, what are NASA’s plans for future American spaceflight? NASA Solar System Ambassador Joel Knapper will reveal the current and future plans to get Americans back into space, exploring the universe at NIU’s next STEM

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CTP fellows work on the development of revised course goals and student learning outcomes at the September 2012 meeting.

Faculty urged to enhance learning experiences in large enrollment courses via ‘transformation’

The Course Transformation Project (CTP) is a Vision 2020 initiative to enhance student attainment of NIU baccalaureate student learning outcomes and to increase student opportunities for experiential learning through academic enrichment. Faculty interested in finding ways to make large introductory classes more

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