The Daily Northwestern

NU receives $5M for national nanoscale research

Drew Gerber, Assistant Campus Editor

September 21, 2015

Northwestern has received a $5 million five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to create a national resource for nanoscale research in collaboration with the University of Chicago, which will provide researchers access to nanotechnology facilities and expertise. The Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology...

Lurie Cancer Center chooses new director

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

October 1, 2014

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University named Dr. Leonidas Platanias its new director Wednesday, tapping a doctor who is known for his research on cancer-fighting proteins found in the bloodstream. Platanias, who joined the Feinberg School of Medicine in 2002, has been...

Greek Beat: Surviving formal in five easy steps

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

May 14, 2014

Greetings, culture lovers! The end of the year is in sight! Or, at least, if you squint, you can sort of see it … But, with spring comes formals, scholarship balls and other events where wearing sweatpants is not acceptable. I know how difficult it is to navigate social situations that involve...

Net-zero Walgreens in Evanston wins sustainability award

Net-zero Walgreens in Evanston wins sustainability award

Lan Nguyen, Reporter

May 8, 2014

The net-zero energy Walgreens in Evanston was recognized for its national leadership in sustainability with the Green Innovation award, which will be presented by the Illinois chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council on May 15.  The award recognizes the Walgreens at 635 Chicago Ave. for its le...

Greek Beat: Yakity yak, don’t talk smack

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

May 8, 2014

Greetings, culture lovers! I’m going to cut straight to the chase — it’s silly to judge people. It’s silly because we are all pretty much equally terrible. And I do say we, because I’m certainly guilty. I judge people like it’s the career I won’t have after graduation. As for terrible,...