Two-week celebration of excellence planned

University officials are working to organize a two-week “celebration of excellence” to highlight accomplishments of NIU students, faculty and staff during the academic year. “Each spring, we do a good job of honoring the accomplishments of the campus community, but those events

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David Stone

PI Academy sessions open to all, begin Friday

Friday marks the inaugural session of the PI Academy for Research and Engagement, a new program funded under the Great Journeys Strategic Plan. The PI Academy is a year-long program that provides a select number of junior faculty members with in-depth professional

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Imagining Cambodia: Cambodia Studies Conference 2012

Scholarship, artistry to come together this week during NIU’s ‘Imagining Cambodia’ conference

Scholars and artists from around the world will convene Thursday through Sunday at NIU for Imagining Cambodia, the first international Cambodia Studies Conference to be held in the United States. The conference will: welcome eminent Cambodia historian David Chandler as keynote speaker

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Lisa Freeman

Research and Graduate Studies seeks nominees for 2013 Presidential Research Professorships

Lisa C. Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, is inviting nominations and applications for next year’s Presidential Research Professorships. Presidential Research Professorships are awards in recognition of outstanding accomplishment and future potential in academic research, scholarship or artistry. Faculty can

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Abul Azad

Technology professor Azad publishes research on Internet-accessible remote labs in new book

Abul Azad, a professor in the NIU Department of Technology, recently published a book titled “Internet Accessible Remote Laboratories: Scalable E-Learning Tools for Engineering and Science Disciplines.” The book is the result of collaboration between three academics from NIU and MIT, as

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Timothy Snyder

Best-selling author, historian Timothy Snyder to deliver W. Bruce Lincoln lecture Sept. 19

Best-selling author Timothy Snyder, an award-winning historian of Europe and genocide, will visit NIU to deliver the ninth annual installment of the W. Bruce Lincoln Endowed Lecture Series. Snyder, the Housum Professor of History at Yale University, will begin his talk at

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