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Tag: NIU-Fermilab connection
Ashley Sands
The 2014-15 cohort of Research Rookies has been named. NIU’s Research Rookies Program links undergraduate freshmen, sophomore, and first-semester transfer students with faculty mentors in their major or area of interest to conduct a small-scale research project. A total of 49 NIU undergraduate students have been named as Research Rookies for the program’s fifth year...
Harsha Panunganti
Lasers are cool, except when they're clunky, expensive and delicate.
Northern Illinois University student Francois Lemery (right) talks with NIU President Douglas Baker (left) and Congressman Randy Hultgren. Photo: Reidar Hahn
Northern Illinois University and Fermilab have enjoyed a strong relationship in accelerator science for a long time. Fermilab operates state-of-the-art accelerator facilities that provide valuable hands-on experience and research opportunities for students from NIU. The laboratory also has many world-expert accelerator scientists, engineers and technicians who share their savoir-faire on a daily basis and help educate...