Wan Azhar bin Wan Yusoff, director of the Center for Academic Innovation and Competitiveness at UMP, talks to Promod Vohra, Deborah Pierce and Omar Ghrayeb.

Engineering professors from Malaysia will give Oct. 25 research presentation on NIU campus

Two engineering professors from Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia’s premier engineering school, are visiting NIU this week. UMP engineering professors Wan Azhar bin Wan Yusoff and Kamal bin Yusoh will present the latest research at the school’s Center for Academic Innovation and Competitiveness.

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Sponsored Projects to host three-day webinar on federal priorities, ‘chat’ session on funding

NIU’s Office of Sponsored Projects will host a three-day webinar series that provides an inside look into the FY12 research priorities for federal agencies. The webinar is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, through Wednesday, Nov. 2. Monday’s

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Graduate Student Research Association invites proposals to present research, artistry in March

The Call for Presentations to present research and artistry at the 2012 Third Annual Research Conference, sponsored by the Graduate Student Research Association, is now available online. The conference will be held Saturday, March 31, in the Holmes Student Center. Attendance is

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NIU extends broadband initiatives

Northern Illinois University has furthered its commitment to enhancing broadband opportunities for under-served Illinois residents by acting as a third-party evaluation consultant for a federally funded high-speed Internet project. “Getting Illinois Low Income Seniors and People with Disabilities Online Demonstration Project” provides

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NIU joins Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine to fight cancer

Northern Illinois University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine today announced a new collaborative research and academic partnership with Northern Illinois Proton Treatment and Research Center designed to create innovative life saving protocols in the field of nuclear

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Higher education, economic development team wins $2.4 million for local aerospace industry

Rockford is one of 20 U.S. cities that have won a federal Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge grant. A grant totaling $2.4 million has been awarded to a collaborative made up of Northern Illinois University, Rock Valley College, the Rockford Area Economic

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Graduate, professional school fairs planned

The NIU Graduate and Professional School Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Representatives from more than 50 graduate and professional programs throughout the United States will

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Dan Gebo to discuss evidence behind evolution during Sept. 27 BOT Professorship Seminar

The paleontological record of primates clearly supports the theory of evolution, but public support is a different story entirely, according to Dan Gebo, a Board of Trustees Professor of anthropology at NIU. During an upcoming Board of Trustees Professorship Seminar, Gebo will

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