The Daily Northwestern

New center for nanotechnology research, cancer treatment opens

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

May 7, 2017

Filed under Campus

The Ronald and JoAnne Willens Center for Nano Oncology opened in late April, according to a University news release. The center is located within the International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern and is named in...

McCormick professor receives Outstanding Young Investigator Award

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus

McCormick Prof. James Rondinelli received the Outstanding Young Investigator Award from the Materials Research Society for his work in materials science and engineering, according to a University news release. The award is...

Four Northwestern professors receive presidential award

Ally Mauch, Reporter

January 17, 2017

Filed under Campus

President Barack Obama honored four members of Northwestern faculty with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers earlier this month. Mechanical engineer Sinan Keten, physicist Eric Dahl, and chemists...

Four Weinberg professors recognized by Royal Society of Chemistry

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 8, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Four Weinberg professors were honored by the United Kingdom’s Royal Society of Chemistry for their work in the field, Northwestern announced Wednesday. Chemistry professors Omar Farha, Mercouri Kanatzidis, Chad Mirkin and...

Northwestern researchers develop method to spot cancer early

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 17, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern scientists created a new tool that can detect cancer in its initial stages. The technology, called the NanoFlare, uses DNA nanoparticles that bind onto tumor cells circulating in the bloodstream. Using a genetic-based...

Northwestern profs present research findings at Boston meeting

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

February 17, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Several Northwestern professors presented their research findings at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston during the weekend. Anthropology Prof. William Leonard’s research...