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STEMfest will wow spectators at the NIU Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. This annual festival introduces learners of all ages to cutting-edge technologies and intriguing science phenomena that will amaze students, parents and educators alike. The event is open to the public. Parking and admission are free. Hosted by...
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Ever thought about creating your own video game? NIU’s new student club, the Game Developer Club, will offer everyone from master game designers to coding noobs the chance to play, explore, and create video games. Students are welcome to attend the club’s inaugural meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, in the Digital Convergence Lab,...
Book cover of "The Fault in Our Stars"
Local teens are invited to read “The Fault in Our Stars” by wildly popular author John Green and then come together for the STEM Teen Read book discussion, scheduled at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, in Graham Hall 223. Experts from NIU and the community will join the teen readers to discuss the science behind the fiction in one...
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New technologies are making a permanent existence possible for temporary museum exhibits such “Lady in Red and Black: Ode to Northern Illinois,” which was created by Barbara Cole Peters in 2006. NIU’s Digital Convergence Lab recruited an interdisciplinary team of undergraduate and graduate students to expand Peters’ original concept into a virtual exhibit. The resulting...
Children young and old are invited to bring their imagination and sense of wonder to the NIU campus this October for a day of hands-on activities, demonstrations and exhibits focused on the marvels of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). For the third straight year, STEMfest will wow spectators at the NIU Convocation Center from...
STEM Café attendees will get a chance to view the Perseid Meteor Shower, which occurs every August when Earth passes through the tail of the Swift-Tuttle comet. Image courtesy of nasaimages.org
Question: what’s better than gazing up at a summer sky filled with shooting stars? Answer: gazing up at those same beautiful stars while drinking a cool, crisp glass of wine. On Sunday, Aug. 12, STEM Outreach invites adults to the August STEM Café: “An Evening of Shooting Stars and Chardonels.” This fun, casual event takes...