Millions of readers, viewers and listeners tuned in last week to a very old story – prehistoric, in fact.
NIU geologist Joe Peterson’s research shows adolescent T-Rex dinosaurs fought with each other in the same way that many young mammals do today.
The discovery made worldwide headlines thanks to the expert writing and news-pitching skills of Public Affairs science writer Tom Parisi.
As NIU’s Paul Carpenter prepares for the Race Across America, called the “second-toughest sporting event in the world,” he wants to give the campus community a glimpse into his pending adventure: “Bicycle Dreams,” a documentary about the 2005 race.
Diane Schroer graduated from NIU in 1977 – as David Schroer – and went on to a decorated career as an airborne ranger who was hand-picked to head up a classified national security operation.
But when David Schroer retired as a colonel after 25 years of distinguished service in the Army, he transitioned from male to female, and as Diane Schroer faced one her biggest challenges yet.
A reception recognizing the Outstanding International Educator and a keynote speech by a Turkish government official headline International Education Week.