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Northern Today - December 14, 2009

Michel van VeenendaalMichel van Veenendaal wins $420,000 grant,
picked to lead theory group at Argonne

The research efforts of NIU physics professor Michel van Veenendaal received major boosts on two separate fronts recently.


Gabriel HolbrookBiologist Gabriel Holbrook named
NIU’s Outstanding International Educator

NIU’s Division of International Programs has named Biological Sciences professor Gabriel Holbrook as recipient of the annual Outstanding International Educator award.


'Keep the Beat' cookbookNutrition students prepare, taste-test
recipes for ‘Keep the Beat’ cookbook

For those who are seeking Christmas gifts that will promote the health of family and friends, 54 students in an NIU “Applied Nutrition” course have the perfect suggestion.


Saturday memorial service planned
for retired engineering professor Warner

A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, for James C. Warner, a longtime member of the faculty in the Department of Industry and Technology who became a pioneer in the field of computer automated manufacturing.