2014 Presidential Research Professors spread NIU’s reputation worldwide

A trio of researchers with international reputations in anthropology, biology and history has been designated as this year’s Presidential Research Professors. They are linguistic anthropologist Giovanni Bennardo, biologist Ana Calvo and historian Nancy M. Wingfield. “This award is highly competitive and represents

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Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day 2013

Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day planned April 22

NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host the fifth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Approximately 350 current undergraduate students

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Freshman biology major Lydia Moore works with Sherine Elsawa in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Undergraduate research students hard at work as big event nears

As Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day (URAD) gets closer and closer, NIU students are working hard to complete their research and artistry projects. Some of these students who will be presenting their work are part of the Huskie Research Rookies program. Huskie

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Nine world-class scholars to speak, mentor at NIU

NIU’s PI Academy for Research and Engagement will bring nine world-class scholars to campus next month for public presentations on their research efforts and to provide mentoring to select junior faculty. “These scholars represent a considerable amount of intellectual firepower, and another

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Need super technology for your research?

Do you have a great scientific research concept in mind but lack the high-powered tech facilities to get it done? If so, here’s a workshop for you. Northern Illinois University will host a one-day Argonne User Facility Awareness and Utilization Workshop from

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NIU Chem Demo Night

St. Patrick’s Day fun continues for NIU Chemistry Club

The NIU Chemistry Club invites the public to its spring 2014 chemistry demo night at 7 p.m., Friday, March 28, in Faraday Hall 143. The theme of the night will be “green chemistry,” in post-celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, featuring chemistry with

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April 4 Social Impact Summit to feature business plan competition

A team of social entrepreneurs will be among the featured guests Friday, April 4, at the second-ever NIU Social Impact Summit, at the Barsema Alumni and Visitor Center. The event, sponsored by Product Development Technologies and presented by NIU-based Collegiate Association of

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