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International music groups come to Northwestern for master classes

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

January 15, 2015

Filed under Campus

The Bienen School of Music is hosting international music ensembles and other guest artists with global acclaim. Artists will include contemporary group loadbang, the International Contemporary Ensemble, and traditional...

Northwestern study finds music alleviates pain after pediatric surgery

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

January 9, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Listening to songs or audiobooks 30 minutes after major surgery significantly reduces pain in pediatric patients, a Northwestern Medicine study found, the University announced Thursday. Feinberg School of Medicine Prof. Dr....

Evanston releases economic report for third quarter of 2014

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

November 9, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

The city released an economic report Friday that presented Evanston’s progress in the third quarter of 2014. The report showed a consistent decrease in the unemployment rate since July. In the report, the city's Economic...

Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s bassoonist joins Bienen faculty

Annie Bruce, Reporter

May 29, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus

Becoming a university professor has always been a dream for David McGill. That dream will become a reality in September when McGill joins the staff of the Bienen School of Music. McGill, who has been the principal bassoon...

Bienen’s Richard Van Kleeck reflects on time at Northwestern

Annie Bruce, Reporter

May 29, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Richard Van Kleeck can instantly rattle off a number of memorable stories from his past 13 years at Northwestern. There was the time he worked with the robotics lab at the McCormick School of Engineering to create a robot that...

Evanston adds 72 businesses, 210 jobs in 2013

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

February 20, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston released its 2013 year-in-review economic report Wednesday, detailing the addition of new businesses and construction projects and a drop in the city’s overall unemployment rate.  The city added 72 businesses an...

Three arrested in theft of Stradivarius violin from Bienen lecturer

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

February 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the theft of a Stradivarius violin, taken from Bienen lecturer Frank Almond in Milwaukee last week, investigators announced Wednesday. The nearly 300-year-old instrument remains...

Composer attends Bienen performance of his award-winning work

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

January 26, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

Award-winning composer David Lang attended a performance Sunday afternoon of his Pulitzer Prize-winning work, "The Little Match Girl Passion" by the Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble. "The Little Match Girl Passion," ...

Northwestern alumnus, trustee donates $25 million to University

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

December 19, 2013

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern trustee Neil Bluhm (Law ‘62) made a $25 million donation benefitting the Northwestern School of Law and other NU programs, the University announced Tuesday. Bluhm, a casino and real estate developer, allocated...