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Research Centers

Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Studies
Directors: James Dillon
815-753-1131

Center for Latino and Latin American Studies
Acting Director: Kristin Huffine
512 Garden Rd.
815-753-1531

Center for Non-governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD)
Director: Nancy Castle
Zulauf 114
815-753-4410

Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Director: Judy Ledgerwood
520 College View Ct.
815-753-1771

Center for the Study of Family Violence and Sexual Assault
Director: Julie Crouch
125 Presidents Blvd.
815-753-7080

Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy
Director: Melissa Lenczewski 
DuSable Hall
815-753-6563

Northern Illinois Center for Accelerator and Detector Development (NICADD)

Director: Gerald C. Blazey
Faraday West 202
815-753-2700

Plant Molecular Biology Center
Director: Thomas Sims
325 Montgomery Hall
815-753-7817

Psychological Services Center
Director: Karen White
Psychological Services Center
815-753-0591

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program
Director: Kristen Myers
Reavis Hall 103
815-753-1038

Important Dates

Feb. 11 - Faculty submit proposals to department chair
Feb. 18 - Chair submit URAP proposals to ugresearch@niu.edu
Apr. 8 - Approval received 
Apr. 8-15 - Proposal topics posted in Northern Star
Apr. 22 - Student deadline to submit URAP applications 
Apr. 29 - Student applications forwarded to faculty
May 17 - Student/Faculty contracts due