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Northwestern Law team wins Midwest regional trial championship

A team from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Bartlit Center on Trial Advocacy won the Midwest Regional Championship of the National Trial Competition,...

New coronavirus protein reveals drug target

A potential drug target has been identified in a newly mapped protein of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)....

Substance use disorders, improving water security are research highlights at AAAS

Three Northwestern University faculty members from three schools — Linda Teplin, Julius Lucks and Sera Young — presented their innovative research at the...

Hot cocoa aids walking in peripheral artery disease

Drinking flavanol-rich cocoa three times a day improved walking distance in individuals with peripheral artery disease (PAD), reports a new Northwestern Medicine pilot...

Delivering bad news: ‘Patients remember these conversations forever’

We’ve all feared hearing a doctor say, “We need to talk.” It's even scarier if the physician is robotic,...

Marwan M. Kraidy named dean of Northwestern University in Qatar

Marwan M. Kraidy, a leading authority on Arab media, has been named dean and CEO of Northwestern University-Qatar (NU-Q), Provost Jonathan Holloway...

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...

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. 

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...