Dan Gebo, Paul Kelter and Zhili Xiao

NIU honors Dan Gebo, Paul Kelter, Zhili Xiao with Board of Trustees Professorships for 2013

NIU has named Dan Gebo in anthropology, Paul Kelter in literacy education and Zhili Xiao in physics as its 2013 Board of Trustees Professors – a top university honor that recognizes faculty members for international renown in their research and excellence in

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Eva Andrei

Prominent Rutgers scientist Eva Andrei to give Friday lecture on ‘wonder material’ graphene

Prominent scientist Eva Andrei from Rutgers University will deliver a public presentation on the exciting material known as graphene at 3:15 p.m. Friday in Room 200 of La Tourette Hall 200. Professor Andrei’s work on graphene was chosen by Science magazine as

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Valia Allori

Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society continues brown bag lunch series Jan. 30, Allori to speak

Valia Allori, a professor in the NIU Department of Philosophy, will speak at noon Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the next brown bag luncheon presented by the NIU Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society. The lunch takes place in the Illinois Room of the

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STEM Cafe logo: Feed your mind!

Science will be on tap at Taxco in Sycamore

Is the world really going to end Dec. 21, 2012? Are pharmaceutical companies hiding the truth about natural cures? What should we fear besides fear itself? As the kickoff to a new and monthly “STEM Café” event, Northern Illinois University physics professor

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Clyde Kimball (front) and Nicholas Karonis with NIU’s new computer cluster.

NIU’s new computer cluster is just super

NIU scientists have acquired a new high-performance computer cluster that will exponentially ramp up on-campus capabilities to sort and analyze large quantities of research data. The hybrid GPU/CPU supercomputer has a capacity of more than 30 teraflops, meaning it can do more

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NIU’s Gerald Blazey accepts two-year post at White House Office of Science and Tech Policy

Gerald Blazey, a Distinguished Research Professor of Physics at Northern Illinois University and special advisor for science to NIU President John Peters, will lend his expertise in the coming years to another president: Barack Obama. Blazey has accepted a two-year post as

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