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Panelists discuss economics of higher education

Emilia Barrosse October 11, 2009

A relaxed group of economists and academics sat in front of a crowd of more than 200 people in the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion on Friday and discussed the role and effects of the economy on higher education....

Green initiative reaches out to national groups

Vasiliki Mitrakos October 11, 2009

With schools around the country making an effort to ‘green' their campuses, sustainability-oriented student groups and initiatives are becoming all the more difficult to distinguish. Yet the Initiative...

John Legend performs in Welsh-Ryan

Rebecca Olles October 11, 2009

Screams erupted and flashing camera lights popped from every corner of Welsh-Ryan Arena on Friday night, not for the Northwestern basketball team, but for famed R&B artist John Legend.As part of inauguration...

Friedman talks energy, green innovation

Jonah Newman October 11, 2009

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman advocated for "speed, scope and scale" in energy innovation during a panel Friday at Northwestern. The panel was one of two academic symposia honoring the inauguration...

A new chapter’

Emily Glazer and Matt Spector October 11, 2009

As former University President Henry Bienen placed the clanking and shining chain of office over University President Morton O. Schapiro's neck, Northwestern's presidency was officially transferred."I'll...

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