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McCormick professor wins prestigious scientific research award

Catherine Kim, Reporter

March 3

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

McCormick Prof. Koray Aydin won the 2017 Young Investigator Program award from the Office of Naval Research for his work in nanophotonic materials and devices. Aydin, who is an assistant professor of electrical engineering...

Feinberg associate dean wins American Medical Women’s Association award

Jonah Dylan, Assistant Campus Editor

March 1

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Sandra Sanguino, associate dean for student affairs at the Feinberg School of Medicine, was awarded the Exceptional Mentor Award by the American Medical Women’s Association. In addition to her role as assistant dean, Sanguino...

Two Northwestern professors honored with physics award

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

February 26

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Weinberg physics Profs. William Halperin and James Sauls have been awarded the international Fritz London Memorial Prize, which recognizes scientific contributions made in the field of low-temperature physics. Halperin, the...

Incoming SESP dean David Figlio enters position after years of teaching, research

Erica Snow, Reporter

February 5

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Human development and social policy Prof. David Figlio estimates he’s taught more than 13,000 students over the course of his professional career. Now, he’ll oversee more than 700 undergraduate and graduate students, 34 faculty and more than 100 staff members as the new dean of the School of Education an...

Northwestern professors sign petition against immigration executive order

Matthew Choi, Campus Editor

January 31

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

More than 130 Northwestern professors signed a petition opposing an executive order by President Donald Trump barring citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. The petition says the executive...

Office of the Provost recognizes faculty diversity initiatives

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

January 27

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Faculty, Latest Stories

Multiple faculty members were recognized this week for their work on diversity initiatives at Northwestern, receiving a total of nearly $165,000 through the Office of the Provost, the University announced. The awards were created...