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Stressed-out dust is sharing antibiotic resistance genes

Indoor dust is evolving — and not in a good way. A new Northwestern University study is the first...

New neutron detector can fit in your pocket

Homeland Security might soon have a new tool to add to its arsenal.

Knee replacement timing is all wrong for most

The timing of knee replacement surgery is critical to optimize its benefit. But 90% of patients with knee osteoarthritis who would potentially benefit from knee...

Starting your career path on the wrong foot

For millions of young people who came of age amid the financial crisis of 2007-08, entering the labor market starting on a career...

Jonathan Holloway will become president of Rutgers University

This morning Rutgers University announced that it has selected Northwestern University’s provost, Jonathan Holloway, to be its president, effective July 1, 2020. 

Northwestern to host Global U7+ Summit in advance of the G7 meeting in the U.S.

Dozens of university presidents from around the world will gather at  Northwestern to explore solutions to critical global issues when the University...

The ‘me too.’ Movement turns survivors into culture-shifting leaders

The ‘me too.’ Movement was not hanging in the balance when Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed in the wake of...

Northwestern names blackbox theater for alumnae who created first soap opera

On Dec. 3, 2019, Northwestern University dedicated a blackbox theater at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts in the...

Disorderly DNA helps cancer cells evade treatment

Each cell in the human body holds a full two meters of DNA. In order for that DNA to fit into the...

CPS students inspired to pursue research following Northwestern apprenticeship

Chicago Public Schools juniors Yomi Abdi and Diamond Wright didn’t know what to expect when they started their apprenticeship with political science...

Northwestern Researchers to Create ‘Common Standard’ for Assessing Development in Young Children

A new, multimillion-dollar contract led by investigators at Northwestern’s Institute for Innovations in Developmental Sciences (DevSci) will be used to research, design,...

Wirtz Center’s MFA Lab series features intimate productions of ‘Eurydice,’ ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’ and ‘The Glass Menagerie’

A Greek myth retold, an unconventional narrative about cellmates in an Argentine prison and a Tennessee Williams classic seen through the...

Anouncement

[Urbana] Learn to tap dance this spring

It's never too late to learn to tap dance! Sign up for beginning tap dance classes that...

[Urbana] Free age-friendly kitchen demonstrations!

Urbana Park District-People age 50 and better get the chance to enjoy free cooking demonstrations this winter and spring at the...

[Urbana] Sunday Morning Bird Walks return March 1

Everyone is welcome to our free Sunday Morning Bird Walks at Anita Purves Nature Center beginning March 1. All walks begin...

Ebert Film Fest to feature remastered ‘Cotton Club,’ Farrelly brothers comedy

Francis Ford Coppola’s drama set in Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club during the 1930s – remastered, restored and with added scenes and...