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Northern Today - August 25, 2008

Dan GeboNIU anthropologist Dan Gebo
on quest to find primate origins

NIU anthropologist Dan Gebo is part of a small team of paleontologists who have received a grant of $350,000 from the National Science Foundation.

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Jiong HuaNIU physicists help shed light on properties
of superconducting nanostrips, nanowires

NIU physicists are shedding new light on nanoscale superconducting materials.

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Leroy MitchellCHANCE’s Leroy Mitchell to retire

Leroy Mitchell is ready to retire after 28 years as director of NIU's CHANCE program.

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Gerald GabrisNIU public administration ranks
third nationally for city management

The public administration program at NIU, which has produced about one -third of all Illinois city managers, continues to shine in national rankings.

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Opening Day 2008Students, parents, volunteers
enjoy smooth Opening Day

After Opening Day 2007, any opening day without tornado sirens would have been an upgrade.

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Venture Grants availableNIU Foundation seeks proposals
for fall Venture Grant funding

The NIU Foundation is calling for proposals for its annual Venture Grants, which will be awarded this fall. 

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CSA to debut children's choirCommunity School to debut children’s choir

Calling young singers: The NIU Community School of the Arts debuts a new children’s choir for ages 8 to13 beginning in September.

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A look back at NIU's summerA look back at NIU’s summer

Northern Today provides links to stories published during the summer months, including news about strategic planning efforts, books published and the passing
of a beloved faculty member.

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