Dhiman Chakraborty and Rich King

Physicist Chakraborty, biologist King selected for 2011 Presidential Research Professorships

One is shedding light on the subatomic bits of matter that are the building blocks of nature, while the other is contributing to the understanding and conservation of reptiles and amphibians.   Despite such disparate fields of research, physicist Dhiman Chakraborty and

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A big bang: NIU exposes high school students to wonders of particle collisions, supercolliders

About two dozen high school students from across the region visited Northern Illinois University this week for a history lesson — and we’re talking ancient history, as in the birth of the universe. The students learned how high powered particle accelerators replicate

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Narayan Hosmane

Board of Trustees Professor Narayan Hosmane to present March 22 seminar on cancer research

Cancer might touch everyone, but its touch does not always have to be devastating. Narayan Hosmane, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at NIU, will discuss research into a promising experimental form of cancer treatment during a Board of Trustees Professorship Seminar at noon

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Timothy G. McMahon

Prominent historian of Ireland will visit campus to speak March 21 at Irish Studies Lecture

Northern Illinois University will welcome a leading expert on the Emerald Isle to campus for the 2011 Irish Studies Lecture — appropriately scheduled in the wake of St. Patrick’s Day. Timothy G. McMahon, a professor of history at Marquette University and one

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