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“If we’re going to out-innovate and out-educate the rest of the world, we’ve got to open doors for everyone. We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in science, technology, engineering and math.” — First Lady Michelle Obama It has become crucial for the students...
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NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology is committed to strengthening the pipeline of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) students through middle school and high school programming. Building a pipeline of young students and funneling them into these disciplines ultimately ensures a more technically powered workforce for the future. One of the ways this...
Photo of solar panels on Richard Born’s DeKalb roof.
NIU’s Enhancing Engineering Pathways hosted a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) camp in June. While attending the camp, three groups of 20 girls each were taken to the home of Richard Born to tour the solar photovoltaic (PV) system that powers it. Born is a retired member of the NIU College of Business faculty...
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NIU’s Enhancing Engineering Pathways (NIU-EEP) aims to establish a sustainable pathway for girls into the field of engineering. To create and strengthen the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) pipeline, another year of NIU-EEP’s free summer camp will take place from June 11 through June 15. The application is available online. Launched in 2008, and...
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The Northern Illinois University chapter of the Society of Women Engineers recently received the Best Collegiate Section Award – National Level and Second Place in the Small Section division of the Society of Women Engineers. The Society of Women Engineers, which was founded in 1950, works to recognize the achievements of women engineers. Members of  the...