NIU chemist Narayan Hosmane, who is participating in the REU program, works with undergraduate students in his lab.

Wanted: Non-NIU undergrads interested in the environment, paid summer research program

OK, here’s a cool summer gig for bright college kids. Northern Illinois University is looking for as many as eight non-NIU undergraduate students who are interested in environmental issues to work closely on research projects with university scientists. Selected students will rub

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STEM Outreach’s Van de Graaf generator will be on display at Monday’s Electrify Your Mind kickoff party.

STEM Outreach, DeKalb Public Library partner to offer science, electricity program to youth

Expanding  their collaboration on programs such as the SF Teen Read and the STEMfest Book Nook, NIU STEM Outreach and the DeKalb Public Library have partnered to create “Bright Futures: Electrify Your Mind @ Your Library.” Throughout the spring, community members are

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Stemfest 2010

Convocation Center to host Oct. 22 STEMfest

After a hugely successful event last year, NIU now is gearing up to hold its second annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Festival, better known as STEMfest, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the NIU Convocation Center. The festival

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NSF grant will encourage NIU students to study science, technology, engineering and math

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Northern Illinois University with a $2 million grant to ramp up efforts to encourage more students to choose career paths in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The funding, to be dispersed

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