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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Professors reflect on newly-tenured status following pandemic-affected academic years

February 3, 2023

In March 2020, the University granted professors an automatic one-year extension to their “tenure clock,” leading many to delay the process to 2021 or later. The extension, granted to any tenure-track...

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Judge Miguel Ángel Gálvez conferred Global Jurist of the Year Award

February 3, 2023

Content warning: This article contains mentions of violence. Guatemalan judge Miguel Ángel Gálvez will receive the eighth Global Jurist of the Year Award from Pritzker School of Law’s Center for...

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NU researchers discover aging is driven by unbalanced genes

February 2, 2023

Scientists have long pondered why people age. That is, until last December, when Northwestern researchers published a study describing how gene length correlates to aging, opening the door to new interventions...

A woman wearing glasses, a black coat and purple scarf looks at the camera while standing outside in the snow.

‘If I can save one life’: Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering discusses next steps on gun control

February 2, 2023

Content warning: This article contains discussions of gun violence. On July 11, Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering stood in the Oval Office and spoke with President Joe Biden about the need for a federal...

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History Prof. Kate Masur discusses new course on abortion history in post-Roe world

February 1, 2023

History Prof. Kate Masur had considered teaching a course on the history of female reproductive health for many years, knowing many students had not learned about the subject previously. But, following...

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