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For the second year in a row, NIU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has been recognized by the national professional organization CSHEMA (Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association). The 2017 award recognized the department and the Office of Research Compliance, Integrity and Safety for developing a laboratory safety course. This year’s award honored chemistry...
Michael Barnes and Victor Ryzhov have been selected as the recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award. The award honors exceptional members of the graduate faculty for their scholarly achievements and outstanding contributions to graduate education at the university. In addition to receiving $2,000, both recipients will be honored on Saturday, Dec. 16, during...
NIU chemistry professor Narayan Hosmane has been awarded the Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman award, which is given to non-resident natives of India for outstanding services, achievements and contributions for keeping the “Flag of India high.” Hosmane received the award this fall during the Global Indian Summit at the House of Lords in London. The award is...
On March 31 – at a University not so far away… Chem Wars! NIU’s Chemistry Club invites the public to its annual Spring Chemistry Demo Night on Friday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. in Cole Hall room 100. This year, the Chemistry Club will put on Chem Wars, a show which will feature a number of...
Jon Carnahan
Longtime NIU chemistry chair Jon Carnahan died Wednesday at his home in Sycamore. He was 60. A well-loved fixture, Carnahan worked in the NIU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for 33 years and had served as department chair since 2006. His passion was working with students. He served as research adviser for 22 Doctor of...
Victor Ryzhov
Victor V. Ryzhov, recipient of the 2016 David Raymond Technology in Teaching award, will present “Incorporation of Virtual Labs into Analytical Chemistry Curriculum” from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, May 9, in Altgeld Hall 125. Ryzhov, an associate professor in the NIU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, will explore a typical issue for large...
Chem Demo
All ages are welcome to attend the FREE annual Chem Demo Night, scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday, April 15, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. Hosted by the NIU Chem Club, the theme of the night will be “The Magic of Chemistry.” The evening conjures up experiments that feature some exciting...
Solomon Mason proved you’re never too old to go to summer camp. The senior mechanical engineering major joined fellow NIU students Dwayne Wilson, David Duncan, Nkem Ekhator, Sheriff Otun, Victor Aghadi and Stella Aghadi from July 5 to July 24 at The Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) program held at Miles Davis Magnet Academy...
James Horn
James Horn was a biochemist in training as early as middle school. He can still recall Huntley Middle School teacher Larry Engelsman performing a chemistry demonstration with water and dry ice during Halloween season as the song “Weird Science” played in the background. But it wasn’t until high school that he decided to pursue science as his...
Chem Demo
The Northern Illinois University Chemistry Club invites the public to its spring 2015 Chemistry Demo Night at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27, in Faraday Hall 143. The evening will feature an epic battle between “Team Hot” and “Team Cool.” “This year’s event is not one to miss,” says Chem Demo coordinator Devon Boland. “You can...
How can you beat the power of the sun? NIU chemistry and biochemistry professor Tao Xu thinks you can’t. He believes solar power will be a big player on the energy scene in the future. “Eventually, we’re going to use up the fossil fuels, which are not recyclable,” Xu says, noting that some predict known...
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