NIU wins grant to promote career success for female faculty in sciences, engineering

The national press daily carries articles about how few women in the United States choose careers in science, engineering or math. Educators worry about how to keep girls and young women from dropping out of these fields. But what is it like to be

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NIU will transform Spooky Science Saturday into mega-science festival at Convocation Center

Two years ago, NIU’s popular Haunted Physics Laboratory was supersized into Spooky Science Saturday. Now the event, which uses Halloween themes to teach young people about the wonders of science, is about to get exponentially bigger. NIU is gearing up to hold

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Fermilab scientist to speak Friday on fossil fuels, sustainable energy during physics colloquium

G.P. Yeh, a division scientist with the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, will visit NIU to speak at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, on “The Energy Transformation.” Yeh’s lecture comes as part of the NIU Department of Physics colloquium and takes place in Room 200

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Autumn seminar series on reading will focus on language development, transitions to literacy

NIU’s Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (CISLL) will host a fall seminar series that begins Monday, Sept. 27. CISLL is an interdisciplinary center for the study of lifespan language and literacy across diverse populations and contexts. Center affiliates

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Undergraduate Research Day 2010

Free Council on Undergraduate Research memberships available to students, faculty, staff

NIU now has an Enhanced Institutional Membership to the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). This means that any faculty, student or staff associated with NIU can join CUR at no additional cost. This membership includes an electronic subscription to CUR Quarterly. Becoming a

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Graduate Student Research Association prepares for second year, planning conference, events

NIU’s Graduate Student Research Association (GSRA), embarking on its second year as an official student organization, aims to promote a culture of scholarship and fellowship among NIU students — including undergraduates. Specifically, the group wants to provide opportunities for all NIU students who either

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Assistant Biochemistry Professor James Horn

Biochemistry professor James Horn awarded grants from American Heart Association, NSF

NIU assistant biochemistry professor James Horn is reaping a windfall of grants that will help him and his students study how proteins interact with other molecules—work that could have far reaching benefits from improving our understanding of biological regulation to detecting and

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