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Search committee formed to find new dean of the School of Education and Social Policy

Northwestern University has announced the formation of a search committee to identify the next dean of the School of Education and Social Policy (SESP).

Northwestern strengthens ties with Tel Aviv University

A delegation of Northwestern administrators, faculty and trustees, led by President Morton Schapiro, visited Israel recently to strengthen academic partnerships and meet...

Unprecedented videos show RNA switching ‘on’ and ‘off’

Similar to a light switch, RNA switches (called riboswitches) determine which genes turn “on” and “off.” Although this may seem like a...

Upcyling polyester could reduce plastic waste

Less than 10% of the 380 million metrics tons of annually produced plastics are currently recycled in the U.S., creating a global...

Close the blinds during sleep to protect your health

Close the blinds, draw the curtains and turn off all the lights before bed. Exposure to even moderate ambient lighting during nighttime sleep,...

Northwestern launches research hub for AI safety, equity

From facial recognition to autonomous vehicles, the adoption of artificial intelligence-driven applications has exploded so quickly that it has outpaced efforts to...

Memory formation influenced by how brain networks develop during youth

In a new, rare study of direct brain recordings in children and adolescents, a Northwestern Medicine scientist and colleagues from Wayne State...

Wen-fai Fong receives Cottrell Scholar Award

Northwestern University astrophysicist Wen-fai Fong has received a 2022 Cottrell Scholar Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA), the United States’ first foundation wholly...

Gender disparities in publishing may be widening for physicians due to COVID-19

As people transitioned to working from home at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, journal submissions from academics increased across the board....

App helps preemie parents feel confident caring for their newborns

Parents of premature babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) receive a dizzying amount of information about their baby’s changing weight,...

COVID-19, global shipping, AI, local news and film: Northwestern experts weigh in on the year ahead

After a year filled with unprecedented challenge and uncertainty, can the lessons of 2021 prepare us for a more stable year ahead?...

Northwestern Qatar launches new Global South institute

Northwestern University in Qatar (NUQ) has launched a new research institute focused on the Global South, dean and CEO Marwan M. Kraidy...

Anouncement

Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...