The Daily Northwestern

Internationally renowned Feinberg pharmacologist dies

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

April 28, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

Feinberg Prof. Toshio Narahashi, former chair of the pharmacology department, died of colon cancer April 21. He was 86. Narahashi was internationally known for his work in neurotoxicology, the branch of medicine that studies...

Illinois athletic event in Evanston stirs controversy

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

April 26, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

The Northwestern-Illinois rivalry is heating up, but not on the football field or basketball court. The Fighting Illini announced Wednesday they will bring their annual coaches caravan to Evanston with a May 8 stop at World...

Northwestern School of Law to cut class size, keep tuition hike low

Paulina Firozi, Development Editor

March 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern's School of Law said Monday it will reduce class sizes and keep tuition hikes at record lows due to a recent decline in applications. Starting this fall, class sizes will be scaled back by 10 percent, with 20 to...

Northwestern researchers develop milestone Parkinson’s treatment

Ally Mutnick, Assistant Campus Editor

February 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern researchers are continuing tests on their breakthrough development in the fight against Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder that affects movement and coordination. Toward the end of last year, chemistry...

Despite falling unemployment, Northwestern students struggle to find work in Chicago

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

February 1, 2013

Filed under Campus, Career

Although new reports show unemployment rates decreased in Chicago last month, some Northwestern seniors preparing for graduation are still facing difficulties in their job searches. Over the past year, Chicago’s unemployment...