The Daily Northwestern

In the lab

Ganesh Thippeswamy

February 24, 2010

NU wins government grant to ease doctors' transition to electronic recordsA multimillion-dollar governmental grant awarded to Northwestern last year may help increase the number of physicians who decide to adopt and effectively use electronic medical records.The new initiative is funded by the Health In...

85 Broads aims to attract new members

S.K. Dachowitz

February 23, 2010

Targeting women involved or interested in business fields, 85 Broads was launched in 1997 by members of Goldman Sachs.The group's name refers to 85 Broad St., the address of the investment banking firm's headquarters in New York City. Northwestern's chapter of the organization, a self-described "global n...

ARTica Studios a ‘hidden gem’ offering various art services

February 23, 2010

Vivienne Edmister said she blows off steam by throwing pots.Edmister, the assistant scenic artist for Northwestern's Theatre and Interpretation Center, often goes to Norris University Center's Underground in the evenings to work with clay at ARTica Studios."It's more of a Zen thing, sort of like pla...

SPAC thefts leave some uneasy

Jessica Allen

February 23, 2010

Henri Pierre-Jacques said he thought he had been careful.The Weinberg freshman had locked his valuables while he worked out at the Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center earlier this quarter, he said.When he went back to his locker, about $20, a watch and a phone were taken, but a laptop and wallet were ...

President Morton Schapiro talks religion in universities at Sheil

Maria LaMagna

February 23, 2010

University President Morton O. Schapiro addressed the "Impact of Faith on the College Campus" during a fireside chat at Sheil Catholic Center Tuesday.University President Morton O. Schapiro said he is so comfortable discussing the role of religion in higher education, critics have called him a "religious nu...