United Arab Emirates political analyst discusses Middle East, Arab uprisings

United Arab Emirates political analyst discusses Middle East, Arab uprisings

David Friedman, Reporter
November 15, 2012
Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi, a celebrated political commentator from the United Arab Emirates, opened his discussion Wednesday speaking of the Arab Spring and its impact by discussing social media’s role in facilitating the flow of information. Students for Justice in Palestine and the Model Arab League... Read More »

Particle physicists discuss Higgs boson discovery

David Friedman, Reporter
November 8, 2012
Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

The recent discovery of the Higgs boson is one of the most important scientific achievements made so far this century, and more than 100 students and community members gathered Wednesday to hear Northwestern professors and CERN researches discuss the finding. CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear... Read More »

Northwestern professor discusses Japanese World War II memories

Northwestern professor discusses Japanese World War II memories

David Friedman, Reporter
November 1, 2012
Filed under City, Local

A Northwestern history professor spoke to the Evanston community Thursday about the resurgence of World War II memories in Japanese society. Japanese history Prof. Laura Hein discussed how young adults are rediscovering the significance of wartime experiences through their elders.... Read More »

Panelists discuss op-ed pieces, links between history, journalism

David Friedman, Reporter
October 29, 2012
Filed under Campus

A New York Times editor and three Northwestern professors spoke to students Monday about the significance of op-ed pieces and the common threads linking history and journalism. Sewell Chan, deputy op-ed editor of The New York Times, joined Medill Prof. Larry Stuelpnagel and history profs. Geraldo... Read More »

Medill professor shares book on post-apartheid South Africa

David Friedman, Reporter
October 26, 2012
Filed under Academic, Campus

As part of the Gertrude and G. D. Crain Jr. fall lecture series, Medill Prof. Douglas Foster discussed his book, “After Mandela: The Struggle for Freedom in Post-Apartheid South Africa,” on Thursday with students and the public. He spoke to nearly 50 people in the McCormick Tribune... Read More »