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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...

Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’ kicks off 2020 at Northwestern’s Wirtz Center

When people feel they can no longer trust their elected leader, where is the line between patriotism and personal ambition? Move over cable...

Craig LaMay named acting dean of NU-Q

Craig LaMay has been named acting dean of Northwestern University-Qatar (NU-Q), effective Wednesday, Jan. 1. LaMay succeeds Everette Dennis, who served as...

Alumnus Greg Berlanti endows professorship at Northwestern School of Communication

A new dramatic writing professorship at the Northwestern University School of Communication will significantly expand course offerings and teaching opportunities, thanks to...

Fatal school shootings increase antidepressant use among youths, study finds

The rate of antidepressant use among youths under age 20 rose by 21 percent on average in the local communities where fatal...

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[Chicago] Nobody does the holidays like MSI.

Explore rich holiday traditions from around the globe while creating your own traditions with loved ones in Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light.

[Champaign] THE 20TH ANNUAL PARADE OF LIGHTS WILL BE A VIRTUAL

CHAMPAIGN - There’s no place like home for the holidays - a classic holiday tune that will ring true this holiday season....

[Urbana] Halloween masquerade car parade

Wednesday, October 28Rain Date: Thursday, October 29Decorate: 5-7pm ~ Parade Start: 7:30pmMarket Place Mall Parking LotAll AgesFree! We're...

[Illinois] Verizon 5G Innovation Hub Opens at Research Park

CHAMPAIGN — Verizon Business continues to accelerate the development of real-world 5G use cases with the rollout of its latest 5G Innovation Hub at...