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STEM Workshop: Strawberry DNA

In this event, kids will learn about the basic building blocks of life, cells, when we extract DNA from strawberries with volunteers from the Society of Women Engineers! Facilitators: Sahara Becker (Tech Support Manager at McMaster-Carr, Society of Women Engineers SWENext ...

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Teen STEM Café: Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Chat with experts, meet fellow teens who are interested in science and technology – and enjoy free pizza! This program will be held at Swen Parsons Hall at 230 Normal Road. If weather is favorable, we’ll explore the ecosystem of NIU’s ...

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New Books About Women in Science

It's Women's History Month, and here at the library we have tons of books about awesome women! Here are some of our recent arrivals about women in math and science. Maryam Mirzakhani, Iranian mathematician Maryam's Magic: The Story of Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani ...

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The Science Behind Haunted Houses

Did you ever wonder why haunted houses are so scary? Join us on October 28 and find out!!! As part of STEMFest Week, NIU presents: The Science Behind Haunted Houses with Paul Kassel, Dean of the NIU College of Visual ...

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