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October 31, 2009

Tech Talk

Ben Geier

October 31, 2009

Exercise, diet change effective in delaying onset of type 2 diabetesThe Diabetes Prevention Program, a research center whose participants include Northwestern, the University of Chicago and the University of Miami, released new results last week regarding avoiding the development of type 2 diabetes. The st...

Jewish Jordan reflects love of faith, game

Justin Nam

October 29, 2009

For Tamir Goodman, playing college basketball did not always sync with his religion.Goodman, the first practicing Orthodox Jew to play in Division I college basketball, spoke at Northwestern about his journey with basketball and Judaism to about 25 students and members of the Jewish community at the Mc...

Dance department takes novel approach

Sarah Eberspacher

October 29, 2009

For the 30 dance majors, two graduate students, five full-time professors and seven adjunct professors in the School of Communication Dance program, the craft and study of dance is beginning to reflect the changes of the 21st century.For instructors, that means dividing their time between the classroom...

Project Pumpkin aims to bridge campus, city

Vasiliki Mitrakos

October 29, 2009

About 900 costumed children rampaged through Norris University Center on Thursday afternoon, clutching bags of candy and pushing to jump in the 15-foot pumpkin-shaped moon bounce located in the Louis Room as part of Northwestern Community Development Corps' annual Project Pumpkin.Led in small groups by...