U.S. Capitol

NIU leaders tout research to D.C. lawmakers

Proton Computed Tomography. STEM education. Aerospace job creation. NIU’s significant accomplishments in advancing the creation and application of knowledge will move into the spotlight today in Washington, D.C., where federal lawmakers and their representatives will participate in the university’s first Research Roundtable.

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Alan Zollman

Zollman given Outstanding Leadership Award from international science, math organization

Alan Zollman, an NIU professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, has received the Outstanding Leadership Award from the international School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA). The award was presented earlier this month during the organization’s 110th annual convention in Colorado Springs,

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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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