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Students, faculty agree time management is key for four- to eight-hour lab sessions

January 18, 2023

The workload can be overwhelming for some students taking classes with four- to eight-hour labs. Whether they spend hours poring over their textbooks or just show up to class without any preparation, each...

Koh: Science can benefit from accessible language

Koh: Science can benefit from accessible language

May 25, 2015

As a biology major, all my writing is technical. Whether it’s a lab report, a summary of primary research or a grant proposal, the highest priority is to accurately and concisely describe relevant scientific...

Gates: Unnecessary course prerequisites undermine student choice

Gates: Unnecessary course prerequisites undermine student choice

October 22, 2014

Every Northwestern student knows choosing courses can be a stressful process. That psychology class you really wanted to take fills up in ten minutes, your science lab conflicts with five of your desired...

Rae Moses, founder of NU’s women’s studies program and former linguistics professor, passed away Feb. 7. She is remembered by colleagues for her strong interest in gender equality.

Rae Moses remembered for persistent character, passion for gender equality

February 17, 2013

Northwestern women’s studies program co-founder Rae Moses’ colleagues remember her as a fighter with a heart of gold. “She was a staunch feminist, but funny, generous, made everyone feel comfortable,...

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