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Mike Fortner receives award for outstanding environmental leadership.
Yasuo Ito interviewed in DeKalb Chronicle story about STEMFest.
Board of Trustees Professor Seminar: Dr. David Hedin, Department of Physics, "Understanding Our Asymmetrical Universe" 10/07/2013, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. Capitol Room, Homes Student Center
Prof. Chakraborty is a finalist in Symmetry Magazines' contest to explain why particle physics matters.
The 2013 QuarkNet Summer Institute (NIU coordinators: Michael Eads and Dhiman Chakraborty) hosted by the NIU Physics.
NIU physicists David Hedin and Michael Eads featured in Fermilab Today story about muon identification and path reconstruction in the Dzero experiment.
NIU Physics will offer PHYS 162 (Elementary Astronomy) in Summer 2013, in addition to PHYS 210 (General Physics I) and PHYS 211 (General Physics II).
The work of Prof. David Hedin and graduate students Lei Feng and Diego Menezes on detecting ZZ production in the four lepton channel at the Dzero detector at the Fermilab Tevatron is featured in Fermilab Today.
Prominent Rutgers scientist Prof. Eva Andrei gives colloquium on "wonder material" graphene.
Physics major and Research Rookie Gabriela Arriaga featured in NIU Today.
Prof. Stephen Martin has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society, joining NIU Physics Profs. Carl Albright, Gerald Blazey, Bogdan Dabrowski, David Hedin, Clyde Kimball, and Thomas Rossing.