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NU psychology professor publishes book on negative impacts of beauty standards on women

Madeleine Fernando, Assistant A&E Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Psychology Prof. Renee Engeln recently released her first book, “Beauty Sick,” which uses stories of women and girls to explain a cultural obsession with women’s appearances that prevents them from achieving success. “There...

McCormick Prof. Michael Peshkin receives national education award

Jake Holland, Copy Chief

April 18, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

A McCormick professor has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Ralph Coats Roe Award from the American Society for Engineering Education’s mechanical engineering division, according to a news release sent out Tuesday. McCormick...

Four NU faculty members named Guggenheim fellows

Jake Holland, Copy Chief

April 17, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Four Northwestern University faculty members, each representing a different school, earned 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships, a University news release announced Friday. The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, established...

NU professor wins National Science Foundation award

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor

April 12, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

A Northwestern astrophysicist received a National Science Foundation award, which will help fund research on galaxy formation, the University announced last week. Physics and astronomy Prof. Claude-André Faucher-Giguère,...