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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...

New COVID-19 antigen testing method offers highly accurate results in under 3 minutes

New variants to the COVID-19 virus have challenged the capacity of existing testing methods to deliver fast and consistently accurate test results,...

The Wirtz Center reopens with Open House Weekend, Oct. 15-17

The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University welcomes audiences to celebrate the return of live performance with...

Introducing Northwestern’s record-breaking Class of 2025

The Northwestern Class of 2025 comprises countless heartening and unique personal stories. But this incoming cohort of first-year students — almost 2,100...

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


[Urbana] Sign up for fall youth soccer!

Special discount if you sign up by August 8. More information, including how to register, at: https://bit.ly/3oAfPiA

[Urbana] Outdoor Free Fitness in the Park

Are you looking for ways to stay fit and active this summer? Check out our FREE outdoor fitness programs that you can enjoy all...

[Urbana] Crystal Lake Park Art Fair

Saturday August 6, 10 am - 4 pmBetween Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center and Anita Purves Nature Center (1505 N Broadway)


Shop local makers and artists, experience live music and entertainment, and grab some of the best food and drinks that Champaign has...