MacArthur 'genius grant' awarded to McCormick researcher

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

September 18, 2014
Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

McCormick Prof. Mark Hersam has received a MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” for his research in nanomaterials, the organization announced Wednesday. The prestigious five-year grant of $625,000 is given “no strings... Read more »

Students petition Northwestern to allow Michael Szot to return to campus

Rebecca Savransky, Managing Editor

September 17, 2014
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A friend of McCormick senior Michael Szot ... Read more »

Northwestern researchers' glaucoma breakthrough prompts new treatment development

Christine Farolan, Copy Chief

September 13, 2014
Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Scientists at Northwestern's medical school have uncovered a new cause of the eye disease glaucoma, spurring their research on a new eye drop to more sustainably treat the condition, the University announced Wednesday. Glaucoma... Read more »

Northwestern falls slightly in U.S. News rankings

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

September 9, 2014
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern has dropped in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings for the first time in seven years, moving from 12th to 13th on the list of best universities in the country.... Read more »

Northwestern’s Center on Wrongful Convictions helps exonerate man of 1996 murder charge

Lydia Ramsey, Managing Editor

September 6, 2014
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Almost 18 years after being wrongly convicted of murder, a Michigan man will be set free Monday... Read more »

Northwestern Medicine to receive $10 million for ALS research

Christine Farolan, Copy Chief

September 6, 2014
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The Les Turner ALS Foundation pledged $10 million to Northwestern Medicine to advance treatment and research for the disease made prominent by the ice bucket challenge craze. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou... Read more »

New position will oversee Center for Student Involvement and Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

August 29, 2014
Filed under Campus, Faculty

The Office of Student Engagement recently selected Brent Turner as the executive director of student involvement, a new position that oversees and connects student involvement and Greek life on campus. In this position, Turner... Read more »