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Perspective: Three things to consider as we watch uprisings in Minneapolis

“Three things have become apparent as we watch the uprisings play out in Minneapolis in the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death...

Legal scholar’s new website offers a picture of the criminal justice system

Using a small subset of death-eligible murder cases, a new database launched by a Northwestern Pritzker School of Law professor offers a glimpse...

Astrophysicists capture new class of transient objects

Move aside, AT2018COW. There is a new astronomical transient in the universe, and it is faster, heavier and brighter at radio wavelengths...

Northwestern friends pay tribute to Hecky Powell

Hundreds of admirers paid their respects to Hecky Powell May 24 in a drive-by visit to his Evanston home to surprise and...

Adapting emergency ventilators for COVID-19 patients

When it comes to treating patients with COVID-19, there is a big difference between a crude emergency ventilator and a highly sophisticated...

How a Northwestern student startup is revolutionizing handwashing

When Ibraheem Alinur started City Health Tech in 2017, his goal was to address the lack of knowledge about proper handwashing techniques through education...

Wanxiang America, led by Northwestern trustee Pin Ni, donates 250,000 face masks to Chicago

Wanxiang America, led by Northwestern University trustee Pin Ni, donated 250,000 face masks and 30,000 face shields to the city of Chicago...

Conversations with the President May 19

Members of the Northwestern community are invited to participate in this year’s Conversations with the President for a discussion on the current...

Kellogg alumni and students partner with local businesses to navigate pandemic

Northwestern University and its Kellogg School of Management are partnering with the City of Evanston to provide strategic consulting support to local...

15th annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project will proceed online

Despite the cancellation of in-person gatherings because of COVID-19 concerns, The Johnny Mercer Foundation (JMF) and the American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University...

Enrichment online in a crisis

Within days of schools closing in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Learning Sciences professor Nichole Pinkard was inundated with calls from her...

Monitoring COVID-19 from hospital to home: First wearable device continuously tracks key symptoms

The more we learn about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the more unknowns seem to arise. These ever-emerging mysteries highlight the desperate need...

Anouncement

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...

Urbana campus to open for fall instruction with COVID-19 safety precautions

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will open the fall semester with as much in-person instruction and residential occupancy...