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Northern Today - July 7, 2008

OKROCK links companies hoping
to make fertilizer from thin air

NIU’s ROCK program has helped forge a partnership between two Illinois companies that could save farmers money on fertilizer, allow them to generate their own electricity and help them become more energy-independent.

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Chiller project 2008Chiller project passes halfway point

Work to install chilled water lines around the east side of campus is heading into the home stretch.

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Joe Bonomo and InstallationsArt imitates art in Bonomo book

NIU English instructor Joe Bonomo grew up in suburban Washington, D.C., where he took advantage of the proximity to world-class museums.

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Pamela Farris and Crossover DribbleRetired professor’s novel for boys offers
humor, suspense, practical basketball tips

Boys tend to stop reading fiction after fifth grade, but it’s not because they lack good stories.

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Joseph PetittiStudents awarded more than $15,000 in scholarships to study abroad

Joseph Petitti, a finance major at NIU, has been awarded a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study in China this fall.

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