Latest Northern Illinois University Stories

2009-11-02 15:20:00

In a new scientific paper, researchers from Northern Illinois University and the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford report that adolescent tyrannosaurs got into some serious scraps with their peers.

2009-08-27 09:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FRI 2009 - (Booth 2925) -- Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT) will be leading a panel with the DeKalb, IL Fire Department at FRI 2009 on Friday, August 28, 2009, from 3:00 - 4:30 PM in room A128-129.

2009-08-20 15:30:00

WEST CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northern Illinois Proton Treatment and Research Center (NIPTRC) announced today that Cherilyn Murer has been named Chair of its board of directors.

2009-06-05 08:00:00

Northern Illinois Program Receives Top Honors at Annual PR Event NEW YORK, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2009 Best of Silver Anvil Award was presented by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) to the Northern Illinois University (NIU) Office of Public Affairs for successfully managing all aspects of crisis communication within minutes, hours and days following a campus shooting in February 2008.

2008-11-20 09:11:42

A new class of compounds called phosphaplatins can effectively kill ovarian, testicular, head and neck cancer cells with potentially less toxicity than conventional drugs, according to a new study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2008-11-06 16:16:07

A new study by Northern Illinois University scientists underscores the danger of nighttime tornadoes and suggests that warning systems that have led to overall declines in tornado death rates might not be adequate for overnight events, which occur most frequently in the nation's mid-South region.

2008-08-22 21:00:12

By Jon Campbell Daily Herald Correspondent Less than 24 hours after the shootings at Northern Illinois University, "domain prospectors" went to work registering various Web site addresses they hoped to sell later for a profit.

2008-08-22 21:00:09

By Burt Constable Two days before the fatal shootings at Northern Illinois University, our state's mental health advocates urged the state to release money to extend mental health services to nearly 17,000 people - including young people struggling with depression, suicidal thoughts and substance abuse.

2008-08-21 21:00:19

By Lisa Balde lisa@@beepcentral.com NIU concert fundraiser Durty Nellie's, 180 N. Smith St., Palatine; (847) 358-9150; durtynellies.com Tickets: $10 at the door Lineup: Mer; Dave Tamkin; Stellar Road; Dot Dot Dot; Modern Day Romeos; Mr. Myers; Mr.

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