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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


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The Chicago area is experiencing the emergence of billions of cicadas in May.

Northwestern expert offers advice on how to prep children for cicada soundtrack this summer

May 21, 2024

Chicago is facing a buggy problem as it prepares to experience the emergence of billions of cicadas this month.  Since the event brings an excess of unexpected noise, Northwestern experts said it could...

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Research Roundup: NU researchers discover catalyst to remove carbon dioxide, assess hazard maps’ efficacy

May 9, 2024

Since raising more than $1 billion in research funding in the 2023 fiscal year, Northwestern researchers continue to produce findings in a range of studies. The Daily compiled a summary of NU’s latest...

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Northwestern Football alumni create AI research start-up Consensus

April 16, 2024

Former Northwestern football players Eric Olson (SESP ’16) and Christian Salem (Weinberg ’16) have teamed up once more for a new venture. While the duo didn’t pursue STEM degrees at NU, Olson...

One NU professor received funding from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center to analyze the composition of the moon’s soil.

Research Roundup: NU researchers analyze lunar soil, unravel fates of stars near black hole

April 11, 2024

Northwestern researchers have continued to make significant advancements in the fields of astronomy and planetary science. The Daily compiled a summary of NU's latest research findings. Analyzing lunar...

A computer with Minecraft on the screen lies next to a workbench with three wooden blocks placed horizontally on it.

TIILT Lab uses Minecraft to improve learning outcomes, accessibility for students

April 10, 2024

Northwestern’s Technological Innovations for Inclusive Learning and Teaching Lab uses Minecraft to reimagine outcomes for students with learning differences.  Computer science and learning sciences...

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