Two NIU researchers have each won National Institutes of Health grants of more than $200,000 that will enable undergraduates and graduate students to work on basic research projects in chemistry and biochemistry.
Four members of the Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) have been chosen to receive the university’s Presidential Awards for Excellence.
The recipients are Nancy Apperson, coordinator of the Employee Assistance Program; Barbara A. Fouts, acting assistant director for team supervision in Career Services; Lina Davide Ong, director of the International Training Office; and Connie Uhlken, nursing program coordinator in the School of Nursing and Health Studies.
Grant Tower C will be shut down so work can begin on a major remodeling project to make the building safer, more comfortable and more attractive.
Martin Luther King Commons, one of the main crossroads on campus, will undergo a major facelift this summer.
NIU’s School of Music is celebrating continued funding from two external sources: the Liberace Foundation for the Performing and Creative Arts and the local George and Betty Dutton Foundation.
Friends of NIU Libraries will present a tasty event titled “Death by Chocolate,” celebrating an anthology of short mystery stories that are all related to the City of Chicago.