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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Strong Geography/Meterology Presence at the Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day

The following Geography and Meterology undergradatutes presented their research at the 2nd Annual Undergraduate Research & Artistry Day last week (4/20/2011).

Congratulations to Shana Harris, Kristina Rohrbach, Thomas Polvika, Phillip Jagielo, and Dr. David Changnon for placing second in the Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Category.

Trevor Edmonson

Josh Page

Sara Schultz

Rose Sengenberger, Alecia Osborne

Monday, April 18, 2011

Geography faculty and students honored

The following Geography faculty and students were honored recently for their excellence:

1. Dr. Michael Konen received 2011 NIU Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. For more information, see http://today.niu.edu/2011/04/19/soil-tells-a-story/.

2. Clint Bailey was recognized by the The Soil Science Society of America as an outstanding graduating senior studying soils from universities across the country.

3. Tara Whipple was recognized as an Outstanding Graduate Student by the Graduate School of NIU.

Congratulations to all of them!