The Daily Northwestern

Cooper: Reaction to Kaepernick protest shows NFL is toxic for social change

Danny Cooper, Columnist

September 22, 2016

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick used to be hated by opposing fans because of his strong arm and scrambling ability. He is now attracting widespread animosity on the sidelines by refusing to stand during pregame...

Northwestern professors honored with Presidential Early Career Awards

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

February 21, 2016

Two Northwestern professors were awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, President Barack Obama announced Thursday. Chemistry Prof. Elad Harel and McCormick Prof. James Rondinelli (McCormick...

Northwestern nanotechnology institute receives $8.5 million grant for 4D printing

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

July 10, 2015

The Northwestern International Institute for Nanotechnology received an $8.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense last month to develop four-dimensional printing technology. The grant, awarded by the DOD’s Multidisciplinary...

Kovac: The costs of functioning government

Matthew Kovac, Guest Columnist

October 13, 2013

It should go without saying that the government “shutdown” of the past two weeks is not a shutdown in any real sense. Aside from inconvenient furloughs at organizations like the CIA and Department of Defense, the military,...