Home Campus News Northwestern University

Northwestern University

‘Kids’ mental health suffering has become impossible to ignore’

The U.S. Surgeon General published a rare report Dec. 7 warning of a mental health crisis among young people caused in part...

A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence’ debuts at the Block Museum of Art Jan. 26

A new exhibition will explore the various ways American artists have grappled with anti-Black violence over the past 100 years.

Boosters increase protection over full vaccine dose

Protection may last longer after COVID-19 booster than after second vaccine dose

Human Proteoform Project to map proteins in human body

Now that the Human Genome Project has officially wrapped, an international team of researchers will map the entire collection of proteins in...

Neurobiologists identify a new gene important for healthy daily rhythms

Life is organized on a 24-hour schedule. Central to this regular rhythm is the circadian clock, timekeepers that are present in virtually...

Black holes of ‘all shapes and sizes’ in new gravitational-wave catalog

An international team of researchers, including Northwestern University astrophysicists, has released the largest-ever catalog of gravitational-wave events.

Dittmar exhibition focuses on future of the planet

For artist Stefan Petranek, multimedia techniques can change the views we hold of Earth.

AstraZeneca’s vaccine dosing ‘mistake’ led to new dosage finding in mice

A dosing error made during an AstraZeneca-University of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial has led to a new dosage finding in mice, reports...

Pulitzer Prize winner Nikole Hannah-Jones will headline MLK Dream Week

The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones has been selected as the keynote speaker for Northwestern University’s 2022 MLK Dream Week.

Majority of unvaccinated Americans are concerned enough about COVID-19 to wear masks

While 29% of Americans are still unvaccinated, nearly two-thirds of this group (19%) are concerned enough about the spread of COVID-19 to...

Newborns impacted by moms’ lack of health literacy

Healthy mom, healthy baby.  The concept sounds simple enough but a recent Northwestern Medicine study found the level of health literacy...

Northwestern receives $18.1M to study the most common type of heart failure

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has been awarded two grants totaling $18.1 million to study the most common type of heart failure: heart...

Anouncement

[Urbana] Check out the new sculpture at Meadowbrook Park!

Be sure to head out to Meadowbrook Park and the Timpone Family Tree Grove, and check out Suzi's Garden.  The sculpture was fabricated...

[Champaign] RESTAURANT WEEK

JAN 28 - FEB 5The Champaign County Area Restaurant Week is back! Discover local flavors at over 25 restaurants across the county...

[Urbana] Free injury screenings this winter and spring

Have nagging pain? Tweak something shoveling snow or working out? You have the chance to get a free injury...

[Champaign] ALL ABOUT MOVIES

AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE January Is All About Movies at the Virginia Theatre. Here's what you can catch on...