NIU chemist Narayan Hosmane, who is participating in the REU program, works with undergraduate students in his lab.

Wanted: Non-NIU undergrads interested in the environment, paid summer research program

OK, here’s a cool summer gig for bright college kids. Northern Illinois University is looking for as many as eight non-NIU undergraduate students who are interested in environmental issues to work closely on research projects with university scientists. Selected students will rub

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Clyde Kimball (front) and Nicholas Karonis with NIU’s new computer cluster.

NIU’s new computer cluster is just super

NIU scientists have acquired a new high-performance computer cluster that will exponentially ramp up on-campus capabilities to sort and analyze large quantities of research data. The hybrid GPU/CPU supercomputer has a capacity of more than 30 teraflops, meaning it can do more

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Center for Latino and Latin American Studies/Latino Resource Center

Center for Latino, Latin American Studies hosts spring Graduate Colloquium Speaker Series

NIU’s Center for Latino and Latin American Studies at NIU has announced its Graduate Colloquium Speaker Series for the spring. The center offers a minor in Latino and Latin American Studies, a graduate concentration in Latin American Studies, research grants for affiliated

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Tao Xu

Chemistry’s Tao Xu receives CAREER grant worth $400K from National Science Foundation

NIU professor Tao Xu, who has developed a promising nanoscience research program in solar energy conversion, is now getting a big boost from the National Science Foundation. NSF awarded the chemistry and biochemistry professor with a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER)

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