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A photo of chemistry beakers
Volunteer judges are needed Saturday, March 12, when NIU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming hosts the 2011 Region V IJAS Science Fair. Judges start their day at 8:15 a.m. The judging of projects will take several hours, and each volunteer judge is eligible to receive a free boxed lunch. The science fair is an educational...
College of Engineering & Engineering Technology students
The College of Engineering & Engineering Technology (CEET) is celebrating National Engineers Week with a variety of events for all ages. The annual College Bowl, where the best and the brightest engineering and engineering technology students test their knowledge while they compete for valuable prizes, is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 23. NIU students, faculty, staff...
American Cancer Society Relay for Life logo
NIU chemistry and biochemistry major John Price, who has created an NIU STEM Team for Relay for Life of NIU, is recruiting fellow Huskies to help make the event a successful one. All interested science, technology, engineering and math majors are invited to join. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 9, and Sunday, April 10, at the North 40...
A 2005 photo from NIU's Project ROAR at Littlejohn Elementary School
Are you interested in service learning at NIU? Are you looking for a meaningful elective course? Tutors are needed for the spring semester for Project ROAR — Reaching Out through Art and Reading — and Project SOAR — Science Outreach Activities with Reading. Students can become part of ROAR/SOAR and earn three credits by enrolling...
spooky mirror
Two years ago, NIU’s popular Haunted Physics Laboratory was supersized into Spooky Science Saturday. Now the event, which uses Halloween themes to teach young people about the wonders of science, is about to get exponentially bigger. NIU is gearing up to hold its first Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) festival from 10 a.m. to...
Science students at a dozen high schools and middle schools throughout the Chicago region are in for a treat this fall. Their teachers attended the ASM Materials Camp for Teachers at NIU, and their classroom presentations will never be the same. The camp was designed to teach instructors new, innovative and inexpensive ways to conduct...
Photo of dictionary defenition of "knowledge."
Posted Aug. 20, 2010 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean Christopher McCord, Women’s Studies Director Amy Levin, Associate Professor Brianno Coller in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Professor Lesley Rigg in the Department of Geography will receive $161,284 from the National Science Foundation, effective Sept. 1, to fund planning efforts for the...
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