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Enhancing Engineering Pathways to host camp for girls interested in STEM-related careers

NIU’s Enhancing Engineering Pathways (NIU-EEP) aims to establish a sustainable pathway for girls into the field of engineering. To create and strengthen the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) pipeline, another year of NIU-EEP’s free summer camp will take place from June

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STEM Cafe logo: Feed your mind!

Science will be on tap at Taxco in Sycamore

Is the world really going to end Dec. 21, 2012? Are pharmaceutical companies hiding the truth about natural cures? What should we fear besides fear itself? As the kickoff to a new and monthly “STEM Café” event, Northern Illinois University physics professor

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From left: Collan Davidson, Solomon Mason, Anthony Patton and Anthony Boyd.

National Society of Black Engineers group finds secrets to success, wins pair of regional awards

NIU’s National Society of Black Engineers student chapter recently won two awards that speak to the success of its organization. The first is the Region Chapter of the Year, which is awarded to a chapter that has excelled at the regional level.

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Engineering professor Sciammarella publishes experimental mechanics textbook with father

Federico Sciammarella, assistant professor in the NIU Department of Mechanical Engineering, recently published a textbook titled, “Experimental Mechanics of Solids.” The book came as the result of collaboration between Sciammarella and his father, Cesar Sciammarella. The younger Sciammarella has taught in the

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STEM Night at Still Middle School

Engineering groups talk to Naperville children

Advancing the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) industries has become a central focus for NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology. NIU chapters of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently hosted a

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