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Undergraduate students at Northern Illinois University’s third annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day presented projects that may one day help cure cancer, provided insights that could reduce cyber-bullying and shed lights on ancient civilizations. In all, the daylong event on Tuesday featured more than 240 students presenting164 projects. Participants represented all six undergraduate colleges, with...
Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day
Like most universities, Northern Illinois University is a hub for research and discovery. Unlike at many other schools, however, NIU undergraduates get in on the action. On Tuesday, April 24, more than 200 of those students will show off projects ranging from research aimed at curing cancer to creating greater understanding of cyber-bullying to work...
Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day
Attention undergraduates: This is the final week to sign up for Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day. The deadline to register is Friday, March 9. Any undergraduate student currently enrolled at NIU who has participated in a faculty-mentored creative or research project is encouraged to showcase his/her work. This includes independent study, capstone projects, EURA, URAP,...
Bruce Niemi's "Remembered" sculpture in the Memorial Garden
Five Northern Illinois University students who excel in and out of the classroom have been selected as recipients of the 2012 Forward, Together Forward Scholarships. The recipients – Rachael Bardell, Jenifer Camery, Daihee Cho, Eric Solomon and Faith Stauersboll – each will receive a one-time scholarship of $4,000 for the 2012-13 academic year. “The Forward Together Forward...
2012 Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day poster
Registration for the third Annual Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day is officially open. This year’s event will take place Tuesday, April 24, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Any undergraduate student currently enrolled at NIU who has participated in a faculty-mentored creative or research project is encouraged to showcase his or...
Jaymie and Harry Simmon
When they were theater students at NIU, Jaymie and Harry Simmon were more concerned with hitting their marks and memorizing their lines than they were with participating in research. However, thanks to their gift of $25,000, undergraduates participating in the Research Rookies program will have the opportunity to work alongside professors to research everything from potential...
2011-12 Research Rookies
The 2012 class of NIU Research Rookies will design and participate in projects ranging from investigations of cellular activity to assessing customer satisfaction among attendees at Huskie football games. Regardless of the type of project, the 40 participants in this year’s program will gain invaluable experience in gathering, evaluating and synthesizing information under the mentorship...
The Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning has announced that next spring’s third annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day will take place Tuesday, April 24. Any undergraduate student currently enrolled at NIU who has participated in a faculty-mentored creative or research project is encouraged to showcase his/her work. This includes independent study, capstone projects,...
2010 Huskie Research Rookies
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning has announced the continuation of the NIU Huskies Research Rookies Program. Because the program’s success is due to the support of NIU faculty, the program is seeking faculty mentors for the 2011-2012 academic year. Mentoring is a great opportunity for both the students and the faculty. Only...
Academic Convocation 2010
Faculty and staff, mark your calendars today: Academic Convocation 2011 is one month away. New freshmen and transfer students will enjoy their formal welcome to academic life at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, inside the Convocation Center. During the annual event, called the “book end” to commencement by academic and student affairs professionals across campus, students are exposed...
2010 Huskie Research Rookies
The Office of Student Engagement has a new name and a new home. The office, which oversees programs such as Undergraduate Research, Themed Learning Communities and Service Learning, is now known as the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning. The name was changed to more precisely reflect the objectives of the program, says Julia...
Many researchers find a way to combine their passion for science with love for their hobbies, but few get the chance as a 17-year-old college freshman. Count Sarah Stuebing among the fortunate. Thanks to NIU’s Research Rookies program, Stuebing spent her first year in college conducting an independent research project that tested her hypothesis that...
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