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McCormick professor’s invention featured in Museum of Modern Art fashion exhibit

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

October 5, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty

McCormick Prof. John Rogers’ work no longer exists in just his lab. The Museum of Modern Art features his “Lab on the Skin” technology in an exhibit that opened Oct. 1. His work features a thin “microfluidic device”...

Northwestern study reveals possible causes of birth defects, miscarriage

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

A recent Northwestern study on egg cell production and genetic material in embryos uncovered potential causes of miscarriage and birth defects, the University announced Monday. Molecular biosciences Prof. Sadie Wignall authored...

NU faculty discuss books, promote literary community at Chicago Book Expo

Elizabeth Cameron, Reporter

October 2, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Northwestern faculty and staff discussed the Chicago literary scene and their own work at the Chicago Book Expo on Sunday, furthering various departments’ engagement in the city’s literary community, said Allison Manley, enrollment...

Communication faculty, alumna to be featured at Chicago International Film Festival

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

September 26, 2017

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Faculty

Four School of Communication films will be featured at the 53rd annual Chicago International Film Festival next month, according to a Tuesday news release. The film festival will feature work by Communication Profs. Kyle Henry...

NU professors create animated music videos to teach children about reproductive health

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

September 25, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Olivia the Ovary and Timothy the Testis star alongside a host of other cartoon characters in “A New You, That’s Who” — a series of music videos aiming to teach children about reproductive health. Feinberg Prof. Teresa...