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NIU’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) returns to Mexico again this month to continue its five-year sustainability improvement contract for CATIS-Mexico. For the first time, these engineers will be joined by students and advisers from multiple disciplines across NIU’s campus. With the support and guidance of iCatis (International Centers for Appropriate Technology and Indigenous Sustainability), EWB...
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Sunday marked the annual University Honors Program Recognition Ceremony for graduating Honors students. The ceremony recognizes NIU honors students who have completed the necessary requirements to graduate from the University Honors Program. Family, friends, faculty and staff were in attendance for the ceremony which took place in the Duke Ellington Ballroom. Students in the University...
Nick Pohlman
Most people can thank a teacher for making them who they are today. Many teachers inspire and encourage students to do the best they can and can help create dreams and make them a reality. NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology has one of those teachers. For Nicholas Pohlman, assistant professor of mechanical engineering,...
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What does it mean to graduate with honors? Sure, you get a special sash to wear at commencement and an impressive line on your resume
From left: Jes Cisneros, Promod Vohra, Nicholas Pohlman, Omar Ghrayeb and Chris Jones
NIU’s College of Engineering & Engineering Technology (CEET) and the University Honors Program teamed up to implement a new, customized honors program for engineering students. CEET faculty member Nick Pohlman set the idea in motion by securing a University Honors Summer Improvement Grant. “I originally applied for the grant because I was an honors student as...
NIU students and faculty attended a sustainable design expo in Washington, D.C., in May, showcasing their design for a biomass cook stove  meant to help developing countries. The P3: People, Prosperity and the Planet Award Competition encourages participants to develop a business model that can save the world. Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Dr. Nick Pohlman...