Big science—big opportunities for NIU students

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

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Wayne Duerkes and Anastasia Kocher

New Honors Summer Scholars take inspiration from inaugural researchers during presentation

Wayne Duerkes and Anastasia Kocher – NIU’s inaugural University Honors Scholars – delivered the findings of their Honors Capstone projects at a public presentation and reception hosted April 25 by the University Honors Program. In attendance? The 2013 University Honors Summer Scholars:

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NIU students, faculty in physics, engineering contribute to Fermilab’s Muon g-2 experiment

Scientists from Northern Illinois University and 25 other institutions worldwide are planning an experiment that could open the doors to new realms of particle physics – and new opportunities for NIU students to participate in leading-edge research. But first the core of

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