NIU’s Rockford STEM strategies highlighted at Innovation Day

Northern Illinois University Associate Vice President for Engagement and Innovation Partnerships Rena Cotsones shined a spotlight on NIU’s work in Rockford during an April 29 presentation at Illinois Innovation Day in Springfield. Organized by the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC) and the

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NIU among those honoring Sen. Durbin for commitment to scientific research

The Science Coalition today presented U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his commitment to funding the basic research that keeps the United States and the state of Illinois at the forefront of scientific and medical

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Jack Andraka

Teen cancer researcher, author Jack Andraka to speak Wednesday at NIU

The American Cancer Society predicts that the United States will have 1,658,370 new cancer cases diagnosed and 589,430 cancer deaths in this year alone. Experts agree that the best way to fight cancer is to stay healthy and active and to get

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Enhancing Engineering Pathways makes STEM cool

On two Saturdays this March, as happens each month from October to May, girls from area middle schools and high schools will converge on Northern Illinois University’s Naperville campus to participate in the NIU Enhancing Engineering Pathways (EEP) program’s Saturday engineering workshops. Now

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