The Daily Northwestern

NU students expand science database after Trump order restricting federal research findings

Daria Lenderman, Reporter

February 7, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Open Science Database, a media platform founded by Northwestern Ph.D. students to make science research easily accessible to the general public, has expanded to include federally funded research and climate change findings. The...

Northwestern moves into top 5 in EPA Green Power rankings

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

May 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern became one of the top five College and University Green Power Purchasers, up from seventh in January, in rankings released at the end of last month. NU ranks second-highest in the Big Ten in the list released by...

Evanston responds to water report

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 26, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

The Evanston Utilities Department on Thursday reiterated that it has not detected lead in the city's water, responding to a report that the toxic material is surfacing in some Chicago households. Citing new federal research,...

Cook County sees air quality decrease as Evanston continues green initiatives

Tanner Maxwell, Reporter

April 30, 2013

Filed under City, Local, National

Cook County received an "F" for its air quality in a study published by the American Lung Association last week, bucking a national trend of cleaner skies. In its annual State of the Air report, the ALA gave Cook County an "...

New nets employed in fight against Lake Michigan’s Asian carp

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

April 4, 2013

Filed under City, Local

When it comes to Asian carp invasion, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources does not take chances. For decades, Asian carp have posed a major threat to Lake Michigan’s ecosystem. Now, the IDNR has teamed up with the...