One is finding clues to climate change beneath the ocean depths, another spearheading a movement that applies evolution to human politics and a third probing the atomic structure of materials for potential technological breakthroughs.
Meet the 2009 winners of NIU’s Presidential Research Professorships: Reed Scherer, Larry Arnhart and Michel van Veenendaal.
Members of the Baccalaureate Review Task Force will host a final open forum Tuesday to conclude a semester-long collection of opinions on the meaning of an NIU bachelor’s degree.
The Federal Stimulus Package (ARRA), the FY09 federal budget and the FY10 federal budget all contain significant new funds to support university-based research and development efforts.
A reunion between NIU professor Kurt Thurmaier and an old college friend has resulted in the first-ever NIU Study Abroad program to Tanzania, where students this summer will help build a high school dormitory for girls and learn about the workings of non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
BusinessWeek Magazine once again has included the NIU College of Business on its list of the top undergraduate business schools in the nation, ranking it 73rd, up eight spots from last year.
NIU’s Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities (PCSM) has announced the winners of the 2009 Deacon Davis Diversity Awards: Don Bramlett, Lt. Darren Mitchell and Derrick Smith.
President John Peters invites nominations of faculty, staff and students for appointment to the four presidential commissions. The nominations will be for appointments effective in AY2009-10.
NIU Cares Day, an annual service event that brings students, faculty and staff members together to complete service projects throughout Sycamore and DeKalb, is scheduled for Saturday, April 18.