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Northern Today - December 1, 2009

Photo of NIU President John G. PetersPresident's budget update
to be broadcast live on Web

President John Peters will update the Board of Trustees and university community at approximately 10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, via live streaming video from the trustees’ December meeting in Altgeld Hall.


Photo of CERN logoNIU physics students working at CERN
on world’s most ambitious experiment

It’s one of the biggest and most ambitious science experiments ever, and NIU graduate students Rob Calkins and Chad Suhr are in the thick of it.


Photo of NIU Chamber Choir memberSunday’s holiday choral concert
could enjoy worldwide audience

For 12 years, those who love the power and excitement of singers united in song with brass and organ have come together to experience the annual Choral Holiday Concert at NIU.

But this year, thanks to the global reach of the Internet2, that audience could span the globe.


Photos of candidates for NIU vice president of research and graduate studiesForums began Monday
for trio of hopefuls
for vice president for research, grad studies

Three finalists for the vice presidency for research and graduate studies have started coming to campus for interviews and open forums.


Photo of Jason GordonChem Club to hold demonstration
of glassblowing at 8 p.m. today

The NIU Chemistry Club invites the public to its annual glassblowing demonstration at 8 p.m. today
in Faraday West 200. It will feature the work of glassblower Jason Gordon.


Photo of lecture hall seatsConference to give grad students
new venue for presenting research

NIU’s Graduate Student Research Association announces a call for proposals for the 2010 conference on Human Development, Education, and Learning.