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Attention, grad students: Got research?

NIU’s Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society will host the 11th annual Graduate Student Presentation Competition in April in coordination with the Graduate Student Research Association conference. Judging takes place Saturday April 19, in the Holmes Student Center. Awards – $150 for first place,

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NIU to boost secondary science, math education

NIU this semester is launching a new Center for Secondary Science and Mathematics Education, aimed at strengthening the university’s support of science and mathematics education throughout the region. The Illinois Board of Higher Education recently approved center status for a duration of

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Summer research: get paid, have a blast

NIU is seeking college students who are interested in environmental issues to work on research projects this summer with university scientists. As many as eight non-NIU undergraduate students will be selected for participation, along with two or three NIU students who will

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Science on center stage

Warning: Brainiac alert! The annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), among the largest yearly gatherings of scientists in the world, will be held this week in Chicago, and NIU expects to be well-represented. NIU students, faculty

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Brown bag lunch series to focus on environment

Students, interested in potential research opportunities that exist on campus to enhance your academic career? Faculty, inquisitive as to what collaborations might exist for future grant applications and research on campus? Campus staff, curious as to what research is being conducted at

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Advancing STEM education: Priming the Pump

The PROMISE Scholars Program, funded by the National Science Foundation, will offer two opportunities to support students’ interests in NIU research and STEM professional development. From 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, the PROMISE Scholars will host a STEM conference

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