Lisa Freeman

Research and Graduate Studies seeks nominees for 2014 Presidential Research Professorships

Lisa C. Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, is inviting nominations and applications for next year’s Presidential Research Professorships. Presidential Research Professorships are awards in recognition of outstanding accomplishment and future potential in academic research, scholarship or artistry. Faculty can

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Students pose in front of the Field Museum’s Tyrannosaurus Rex, Sue.

Hot! Students engage in summer research

The Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning has announced its first cohort for the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP). In its inaugural year, SROP is made up of 10 students representing three colleges and eight majors. Students in SROP have designed

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U.S. Capitol

NIU leaders tout research to D.C. lawmakers

Proton Computed Tomography. STEM education. Aerospace job creation. NIU’s significant accomplishments in advancing the creation and application of knowledge will move into the spotlight today in Washington, D.C., where federal lawmakers and their representatives will participate in the university’s first Research Roundtable.

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Reed Scherer and Ross Powell

NIU’s Antarctic-bound robotic submarine making its maiden voyage at Lake Tahoe

Northern Illinois University’s 28-foot-long, 2,200-pound robotic submarine, built for exploration beneath the ice shelf in the Antarctic, is getting its maiden voyage this week in one of the nation’s deepest and most celebrated bodies of water—Lake Tahoe. The unmanned yellow submarine—also known

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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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