The Daily Northwestern

Weinberg senior receives fellowship

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor

April 25, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Weinberg senior Diana Chang received a fellowship to study literature and culture for one year in China at Peking University. Chang will be enrolled in the Master of Chinese Studies program at the Yenching Academy of Pekin...

Northwestern scientists use 3D printer to create prosthetic ovary

Isabel Schwartz, Reporter

April 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

A team of Northwestern scientists used a 3D printer to create a prosthetic ovary that restores reproductive function in mice. Researchers in the Woodruff Lab and the Shah Tissue Engineering and Additive Manufacturing Lab...

Mother sues Northwestern Memorial Hospital over son’s death

Madeline Fox, Reporter

March 29, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A Chicago woman is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, alleging negligence leading to the death of her son in 2014. Mara Berger, independent administrator of her son Adam Berger’...

Northwestern launches first university-wide LGBT research institute in the nation

Kelli Nguyen, Reporter

March 4, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern launched the first university-wide institute in the nation to focus entirely on LGBT health Monday, the Feinberg School of Medicine announced. The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing draws researche...

Northwestern study finds link between low vitamin D levels, aggressive prostate cancer

Madeline Fox, Campus editor

March 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

A study from researchers at Northwestern Medicine found a significant link between aggressive cases of prostate cancer and low levels of vitamin D. Prostate cancer — one of the most common types of cancer among men, according...

Out-of-state visitors to Colorado increasingly going to emergency room due to marijuana use, Northwestern study finds

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 28, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Marijuana-consuming visitors to Colorado are increasingly ending up in the emergency room, a new Feinberg School of Medicine study found. Colorado has allowed sale of marijuana to individuals age 21 and older in retail di...

Civil liberties group names Northwestern one of the 10 worst schools for free speech

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern was named one of the 10 worst schools for free speech in a ranking released Wednesday by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. This is NU’s first year on the annual list, which Peter Bonilla, direct...

NU researchers train smartphones to spot falsified activity tracker data

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

January 13, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern researchers have designed a way to teach smartphones to spot fake activity on smartphone and wearable activity trackers. With health care providers and insurance companies looking to digital trackers to monit...