Laxman Thoutam

NIU Ph.D. student publishes discoveries in top physics journal

An NIU Ph.D. student in physics is the first author of recently published research in the prestigious journal, Physical Review Letters. The research, by Laxman Thoutam with co-authors from NIU and Argonne National Laboratory, might move scientists closer to understanding the properties

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Biswa Nath Datta

NIU’s Biswa Nath Datta selected for Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award

Biswa Nath Datta, a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NIU, begins one of the Fulbright Scholar Program’s most distinguished appointments this month. Datta received the 2015 Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair Award to teach graduate students at the Indian

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Max Essex

World-renowned HIV/AIDS researcher Max Essex to give NIU Lincoln Lecture

Harvard University’s Max Essex, one of the world’s leading researchers on HIV/AIDS, will visit NIU on Thursday, Oct. 1, to deliver the 12th annual installment of the W. Bruce Lincoln Endowed Lecture Series. Essex’s talk, titled “The Pandemic of HIV/AIDS: Fear and Denial

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NIU physics student Keith Taddei

Physics student Keith Taddei receives top award for student lecture

NIU physics student Keith Taddei received an award for best student lecture at the American Crystallographic Association Conference, held July 25 to July 29 in Philadelphia. Taddei’s lecture titled, “Observation of the Magnetic C4 Phase and a Two Q Magnetic Structure in

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Well, imagine that: podcast highlights visions from Science 2034 Live

A podcast of the Science Coalition’s “Science 2034 Live,” which featured NIU mechanical engineering professor Federico Sciammarella on its panel of six visionary scientists, is now available. Gathered June 24 in Washington, D.C., the federally funded researchers shared their prognostications of what

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NIU professor takes part in Science 2034 panel discussions

Northern Illinois University Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Federico Sciammarella has been invited by the Science Coalition to participate in two panel discussions in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, June 24, including a congressional briefing. “I am very honored to represent NIU as

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Environmental educators invited to collaborate June 8 at NIU

Helping students pursue their dreams can prove difficult, especially with the interdisciplinary nature of environmental education. NIU’s Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy (ESE Institute) is bringing together environmental educators, especially from two-year colleges, to build a northern

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