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Photo of couple cross-country skiing
NIU Campus Recreation’s Outdoor Adventures is planning plenty of winter fun in 2015. Registration deadlines and pricing for faculty, staff and community members is available online. Online pay options include credit cards or bursar charge. To pay with cash, check or Huskie Bucks, visit the Adventure Center. For more information, call (815) 753-9423 or email...
NBC Sochi 2014 logo
While he hasn’t spent much time on a snowboard, Brianno Coller could appreciate better than most the complaints about the halfpipe at the Sochi Winter Olympics. The NIU professor of mechanical engineering is featured in a video produced by NBC Learn, which explains the engineering that goes into creating a world-class halfpipe. The video is...
Photo of a snowboarder
NIU mechanical engineering professor Brianno Coller is featured in “Science and Engineering of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games,” a new 10-part video series. The series was created through the collaborative efforts of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News. The videos are the latest installment in NSF’s and...
Photo of entrance to Cascade Mountain
Campus Recreation is offering a weekend opportunity to spend time on the slopes. Cascade Mountain in Wisconsin has received 15 inches of snow in the last couple of weeks, and its 34 runs and four terrain parks are open. Travelers will ski and ride for three days, leaving NIU at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10,...