Category Archives: NIU

NIU Student Highlight

Ashely Sands is a sophomore at NIU, majoring in Spanish Language and Literature with a double minor in Japanese and Art.  This is her second year participating in the Research Rookies program, where she has now taken on the role of a Peer Leader. The Research Rookies Program links undergraduate first-year, sophomore, and transfer students…
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NIU Student Highlight

Blessy Johnson is a junior transfer student at NIU, majoring in Biology with a minor in Psychology.  She was born in Saudi Arabia, moved to India at the age 13 for her high school studies, and immigrated to the U.S. two years ago to pursue her college career.  As a part of the Research Rookies…
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NIU Student Highlight

Miracle Diala is a sophomore at NIU, majoring in Chemistry with a double minor in Biology and Spanish.  In addition, he is on a pre-med track.  Miracle is currently participating in the Research Rookies program through the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning.  He is working under the faculty mentor, Dr. Marc Adler in…
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STEM Students Present at NIU Foundation Board Meeting

On October 17, 2014, eleven students presented research posters to the NIU Foundation Board.  The purpose of the NIU Foundation Board is to connect the private sector with the NIU community to secure and steward resources that support the future and growth of NIU.  This meeting, entitled IMPACT, focused solely on NIU students and the…
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