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Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing celebrates five-year anniversary, looks back on accomplishments

Feinberg Prof. Brian Mustanski. He founded and directs the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, which just celebrated its five-year anniversary.
November 20, 2020

Northwestern’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing celebrated its five-year anniversary on Nov. 5. Founded in 2015, ISGMH aims to better understand and improve the health and...

NU researchers help develop new model predicting the spread of COVID-19 in cities

A team of researchers from Northwestern and Stanford University developed a model predicting how COVID-19 spreads in cities. They hope to use it to help cities devise reopening and closing plans to best reduce infection rates and disparities between groups.
November 20, 2020

A team of Northwestern and Stanford University researchers recently developed a computer model that predicts how COVID-19 spreads within cities. The researchers accurately predicted the spread of the...

Descendants gather virtually for seventh Sand Creek Massacre Commemoration

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in Eads Colorado. Northwestern’s annual commemoration for the event occurred virtually Thursday.
November 19, 2020

On Nov. 29, 1864, Cheyenne chief White Antelope saw incoming soldiers from the Colorado Cavalry shooting at the residents of his camp in Sand Creek. Rather than fight back, he folded his arms across his...

Professors adjust finals to accommodate for remote learning in Fall Quarter

Some Northwestern professors are adjusting final exams to accomodate for remote learning.
November 19, 2020

Northwestern professors are adjusting their final examinations to better accommodate students to a remote quarter. In English Prof. Kelly Wisecup’s “Alternative Americas: Science Fiction and Speculative...

NU professors discuss the possibility of mandating the COVID-19 vaccine

As two drug makers have already yielded promising results for their COVID-19 vaccines, an important question that arises is whether Americans should be required to be vaccinated.
November 19, 2020

With drug makers like Pfizer and Moderna reporting promising results for their COVID-19 vaccines, they will likely soon be asking the Food and Drug Administration for approval for public distribution....

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