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Celebrate Earth Week at the third annual Green Lens Environmental Film Festival, scheduled from Saturday, April 20, through Thursday, April 25. The festival offers film screenings, filmmaker talks, outdoor adventures, kids’ crafts, DIY presentations and a “Green Night Out” in downtown DeKalb to help people of all ages have fun while learning about the environment....
Glatz, Andreas
Andreas Glatz, who recently joined the NIU Department of Physics through a joint appointment with Argonne National Laboratory, has won a $4 million grant over the next five years to develop and apply novel methods of optimizing superconductors for power distribution and other energy applications. Glatz is leading a team that includes seven other scientists...
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A group of NIU faculty and students are hoping their newly developed water sampling techniques might soon be employed to detect sources of pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, one of America’s most scenic and important bodies of water. Geology professor Melissa Lenczewski, anthropology professor Kendall Thu and four NIU students will travel this week to...
Many students have expressed a desire for programs that support sustainable practices that will enhance the environment and our existence. Focus groups were held last spring to gauge interest of both residential and off-campus students in an ongoing swap program. Students from both groups were excited about the idea and, in response to this interest,...
Northern Illinois University has named Bill Nicklas as the university’s new associate vice president for institutional planning and sustainability, President John G. Peters announced today. Nicklas, who currently serves as city manager for the City of Sycamore, will guide the university’s institutional planning efforts and oversee community-based strategic and economic development initiatives in his new...
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This is the last in a series of articles offering a brief overview of the Vision 2020 working group reports. Colleagues, Today I am pleased to announce that the sixth and final Vision 2020 Working Group report is available online for review and comment. This report, from the Sustainability Working Group, focuses on what Northern...
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