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NU husband, wife prof duo win Fellowships

Lizzie Rivard

October 21, 2009


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Most married couples share an address, a checking account or a car. Northwestern professors Brian and Teri Odom share the distinction of having won the Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Brian Odom, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy, is...

Mumblecore films have debut screening at Block

Stephanie Stack

October 21, 2009


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This quarter, Block Cinema has devoted a film series to a new, unusual, low-budget film genre: mumblecore. Films made in the mumblecore style are unpolished; characterized by unprofessional actors, unfocused plots and improvised scripts, the independent films deal with everyday human problems and relat...

McGovern talks about new book

Andrew Scoggin

October 21, 2009


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Though current events weren't on the agenda for the talk he gave Thursday at Northwestern, former Democratic presidential nominee and U.S. Sen. George McGovern couldn't help but take a jab at former Vice President Dick Cheney's attitude toward Iraq."At the risk of sounding slightly partisan," McGovern ...

International students participate in orientation

Vasiliki Mitrakos

October 21, 2009


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A week before most freshmen said goodbye to their parents and moved into their new dorm rooms, Bobb and McCulloch Halls were filled with a mix of languages, nationalities and majors. For many participants in this year's international orientation, the building was their first home in the United States, ho...

Advertising pioneer is remembered

Corinne Lestch

October 21, 2009


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Memorial services were held Saturday at Lake Street Church for Richard C. Christian, an advertising pioneer and Northwestern supporter who held numerous positions and served in many capacities within the University. Christian, an Advertising Hall of Fame member and founder of Marsteller Advertising an...