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College Students Hold Donation Drive for Northern Illinois Goodwill
College media NIU Today and Northern Star covered the event.

Professors Kendall Thu & Melissa Lenczewski testing the water

Professor David Murphy writes on Fossil fuels: Peak oil is affecting the economy already

Scientists develop guidelines to assess risk of illness from sand at recreational sites
Articles in EurekAlert and Science Daily

Environmental Studies announced as make-a-difference major

Sen. Dick Durbin shares his insights and opinions on environmental issues with NIU students

NIU Going Green

NIU Document Services Implements Green Practices

NIU Encourages Battery Recycling

Directions in Graduate Research

Students Lining Up for 'Green' Programs



Dr. Diana Swanson volunteered at the Jane Adeny Memorial School for girls for three weeks in July 2011 and is available to give presentations to classes and organizations. 
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NIU Today Article

Dr. Reed Scherer received one of the three 2012 NIU Board of Trustees Professorship awards.

Dr. Brendon Swedlow honored for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Dr. Cliff Mirman and Dr. Kendall Thu named 2011 Presidential Engagement Professor.

Dr. Rich King named 2011 Presidential Research Professor.

Dr. Giovanni Bennardo earns a National Science Foundation grant to lead a conference/workshop at NIU: Cultural Models of Nature and the Environment: Space, Self, and Causality.  Department of Anthropology

Dr. Rich King honored by US Fish and Wildlife Service

Dr. Cliff Mirman honored for "Target" the Faculty/Advisor Award

NIU anthropologist Kendall Thu pens chapter for award-winning book on feeding operations