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Tag: 1A FAR Academic Excellence
An upcoming high profile experiment at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is already proving to be a boon for Northern Illinois University students in physics and engineering. On Saturday, July 26, Fermilab moved a 50-foot-wide superconducting electromagnet across its campus to a newly constructed experimental building. Made of steel, aluminum and superconducting wire, the magnet is...
Zhili Xiao
Zhili Xiao, an NIU Board of Trustees Professor of physics, has accepted an appointment as interim associate dean for research and graduate studies. Xiao is stepping into a role that was filled by Lesley Rigg, who is now serving as interim vice president for research and graduate studies. Xiao’s appointment begins in January and will...
Jenner Sio
Four Northern Illinois student-athletes were named 2012 1A FAR Academic Excellence award recipients. NIU volleyball player Kristin Hoffman, punter Ryan Neir of the Huskie football team, women’s golfer Kelsie Passolt and track and field’s Jenner Sio were among 55 awardees from Mid-American Conference schools on the list. Student-athletes who carry a 3.8 GPA, have competed...