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Northern Illinois University junior Cornell Cox is not afraid to confront life’s big questions. In a conversation about his path to NIU and his choice of major, he brings up climate change and war, deep questions about how human behaviors have led to the major challenges facing the world today. He also discusses his love...
The Huskie Hack – NIU’s annual 24-hour hackathon – is being revamped this year. The revitalized hack now offers more opportunities for NIU student mentors to gain project management experience as they work with teams of high school students who are harnessing the power of today’s technology to make positive change in the world. The...
NIU STEM Educator and camp director Jeremy Benson has a gift for engaging students of all ages in the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This year, he and his colleagues at NIU STEAM captured students’ imaginations with a summer camp based on everyone’s favorite school of witchcraft and wizardry. “It’s not magic,...