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Northern Today - August 4, 2008

Christopher MarkleNIU joins theater world to mourn
death of Christopher Markle

Colleagues of Chris Markle, who died July 28, remember him as “a remarkable talent with tremendous vision, compassion and humanity."

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Raymond AldenProvost makes administrative appointments

Provost Raymond Alden has tapped five veteran university faculty members to fill top-level administrative posts at NIU.

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BlazeyNIU scientists among Fermilab collaboration
announcing major discovery of ‘Z bosons’

NIU can take more than a little pride in Fermilab’s announcement last week of a major discovery.

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Edward Nissen and Jim YounkinNIU students travel to Germany
to meet with 25 Nobel Laureates

While most college students have spent the summer working jobs and seeing old friends, NIU students Edward Nissen and Jim Younkin have had a decidedly different experience.

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