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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...
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...
NIU Chem Demo Night
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 fire, colorful reactions and creative changes and effects. “This semester’s chem-demo night will...
Narayan Hosmane
Northern Illinois University’s Narayan Hosmane, a Board of Trustees professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been elected as a foreign member of the prestigious Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. Supporting education and applied scientific research, the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences is one of the largest and most distinguished academic groups in Russia. The academy’s...
NIU Chem Club demonstration
The NIU Chemistry Club invites the public to its spring 2013 chemistry demo night at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, in Faraday Hall 143. The theme of the night will be “When Chemistry Goes BOOM!” “What do we have in store for our audience? Fire, explosions and colorful reactions,” says Sara Billinstein, Chem Demo coordinator....
NIU Chem Demo Night
The Northern Illinois University Chemistry Club invites the public to its fall 2012 Chem Demo Night at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in Faraday Hall 143. The theme of the demonstrations will be “take-home science,” featuring experiments that can be performed at home. “I wanted members of the public who would be coming to the...
Tao Xu
NIU professor Tao Xu, who has developed a promising nanoscience research program in solar energy conversion, is now getting a big boost from the National Science Foundation. NSF awarded the chemistry and biochemistry professor with a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant of $400,000 to support his research and teaching efforts. CAREER awards support...
Jon Carnahan
Professor Jon Carnahan, chair of NIU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been presented with the prestigious Distinguished Service Award from the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS). The Distinguished Service Award recognizes exceptional, long-term service to FACSS and was presented at the federation’s annual meeting, held earlier this month in Reno, Nev....
Open forums begin Wednesday, April 20, for the position of vice provost. The vice provost is responsible for the undergraduate curriculum, retention, teacher certification associated with five colleges, and other areas related to the undergraduate academic mission. The vice provost reports to the executive vice president and provost, who has responsibility for the Division of Academic...