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Infants link language and cognition, whether the language is spoken or a sign language

Sign language, like spoken language, supports infant cognitive development in hearing infants, according to a groundbreaking new study by Northwestern University researchers.

Black and Mexican American adults develop diabetes at a younger age

These groups are diagnosed up to seven years earlier than white adults, earlier prevention and diagnosis can slow disease

COVID-19 antibody study shows downside of not receiving second shot

A new study shows that two months after the second Pfizer/Moderna vaccination, antibody response decreases 20% in adults with prior cases of...

Vaccine resistance has decreased among parents, but young mothers show greatest resistance

With COVID-19 vaccine approval for children under 12 expected in fall and a return to school looming, what is the prevailing attitude among U.S....

Coffee and veggies may protect against COVID-19

Sip a Venti dark roast and eat a salad. A new Northwestern Medicine study shows coffee consumption and eating lots of vegetables...

Northwestern partners with clean technology leader to reduce its carbon footprint

Five-year partnership will contribute to University’s carbon reduction goals, support paid internships, create a student sustainability fellowship program

Bienen School of Music launches ‘Black Composer Showcase’ series

The Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University has launched a new series of videos featuring performances of art songs and chamber...

First-ever transient pacemaker harmlessly dissolves in body

Researchers at Northwestern and George Washington universities (GW) have developed the first-ever transient pacemaker — a wireless, battery-free, fully implantable pacing device...

Serving those who served

This year, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and medical schools across the country are celebrating 75 years of partnership with the Veterans Health Administration. 

Celebrating grads who bring vital perspective to campus

For college students, the journey to graduation day is never easy, and no two paths are the same. But a group of...

Rare mineral from rocks found in mollusk teeth

First time rare type of iron mineral has been discovered in a living organism

The Economy and Pandemic Are Improving, Mental Health Is Not

With vaccination rates increasing and states reopening, many are hopeful that the pandemic is finally nearing its end. Despite the optimism around...


Urbana Park District hiring head coach and assistant coach for Tiger Sharks swim team!

Urbana Park District is hiring one head coach and an assistant coach for the year-round Tiger Shark swim team. The...

[Champaign] Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk or Treat on October 27!

We're excited to join with Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for this new event. The Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk...

It’s the Great C-U Pumpkin Hunt, 2021!

ALL OCTOBER You can hunt for pumpkins all over Champaign and Urbana this October during the Great Pumpkin Hunt.

[Champaign] Police Search For Killer Of Champaign Teenager

CHAMPAIGN – Police in Champaign are still searching for the person who shot and killed a Centennial High School student.