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Some big cities, particularly those located in hot and humid environments, actually birth more thunderstorms than surrounding rural areas, according to a new study led by Alex Haberlie, an NIU Ph.D. student in geogaphy. The conclusion is one of several fascinating findings from the first long-term, systematic assessment of the influence of urban land use...
Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day
As the NIU campus gears up for the sixth annual Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day (URAD), the Office of Student Engagement & Experiential Learning (OSEEL) is offering 10 poster design workshops to assist student presenters with designing their poster for the event. The workshops, which will guide students through the design process, will be held...
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The novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” introduced BDSM into polite public discourse – and now the movie version is set to be in theaters by Valentine’s Day. If you’re wondering who in real life does this stuff and what effects it has on people, NIU psychology professor Brad Sagarin has some answers. Sagarin, who conducts...
Research Rookie and Mentor Matching Engine mentor Tyler Stringer
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Do you have a desire to help students who are just beginning their journeys in the world of research? Mentor Matching Engine is looking for mentors like you. The Mentor Matching Engine is an online platform designed to connect professors and teachers with high school students to help mentor them...
History major Ron Leonhardt used a USOAR grant to conduct research in Kandal Province, Cambodia.
Looking to become more independent in your research? Interested in learning more about your major and future career? The Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research (USOAR) program funds student-generated research projects, whether the study is conducted on campus, somewhere else in the United States or internationally. USOAR is open to students from all colleges,...
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NIU’s Office of Research Compliance and Integrity is hosting the first Responsible Conduct of Research Forum Series this semester. The series is designed to support high quality research and to promote graduate student professional development. All sessions are held at noon Wednesdays in the Heritage Room of the Holmes Student Center. Jan. 28: Human Subject...
A collaborative effort by two Northern Illinois University units is making funding available to undergraduates to participate in research and other student engagement projects. The Student Engagement Fund, developed by the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will begin accepting proposals this week. Some funding is...
2014 SROP students visit FermiLab with Julia Spears and Stephanie Zobac.
Calling all highly motivated sophomores, juniors and seniors who are not graduating this spring or summer: Applications for Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) are now open. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 27. Applications are available online near the top right of the screen (under “Program Info”). SROP gives NIU students the chance to conduct...
Brian Bockelman
Brian Bockelman, a visiting scholar at NIU’s Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, has received a major fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue his research and writing on Argentine history in the late 19th century. The generous award of $50,400 will allow him to work full-time for 12 months on...
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Scholars from NIU, the University of Illinois at Chicago and Southwestern University collaborate on ground-breaking research study The power of three plus three in a research study has come to fruition as scholars from three different universities in the United States and three different colleges at NIU co-authored a study titled “Borders, Bras, and Battles:...
It’s a continent of extremes, boasting arguably the harshest environment on the planet. And it will become a research laboratory for three NIU geology students who will arrive in Antarctica in early January. They’re taking part in an important, collaborative research project that is funded by the National Science Foundation and being led by NIU...
Undergraduate Research Assistantships
Looking for an on-campus job that aligns directly with student career success goals? Interested in conducting research on tornadoes, X-rays, fashion or personal relationships? Those are just a few of the options available to students who apply to work as an Undergraduate Research Assistant. The Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) program provides opportunities for students to...
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