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Letter to the Editor: Our experience challenging the hiring of Karl Eikenberry

June 7, 2016

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last Tuesday, we walked into the McCormick Foundation Center Forum to hear Karl Eikenberry address Northwestern about how the United States and its military have “drifted apart,” in a talk sponsored by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. After a seven-month saga of his appointment and subse...

New center to facilitate collaborations for research on water

Peter Kotecki, Development and Recruitment Editor

March 31, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Although water covers about 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, the scarcity of fresh water has led researchers to focus on developing efficient ways of using this limited natural resource. On Monday, the University publicly...

Faculty members split over Karl Eikenberry’s appointment at Buffett Institute

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

March 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Faculty members discussed Wednesday regarding the appointment of Karl Eikenberry as the first-ever executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. Eikenberry, a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, was na...

Northwestern receives grant to buy electron detector

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 12, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Northwestern researchers will soon be able to peer into the inside of a molecule thanks to an electron detector purchased for use in collaboration with the Chicago Biomedical Consortium. The CBC, a partnership between NU,...

Northwestern helps bring digital lab to Chicago

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

February 25, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Blogs, Campus, On Campus

A Chicago lab staffed by several Northwestern researchers received a $70 million federal grant recently to help make the city a national hub for digital manufacturing. The grant, announced Tuesday, was awarded to UI LABS and w...

New website will showcase Northwestern research

Ally Mutnick, Development and Recruitment Editor

September 25, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern debuted a new project Wednesday that aggregates all its research news onto one website. Titled “Discover" after one of the four pillars in NU’s strategic plan, the project will be curated by the Office for...

Northwestern creates Conflict of Interest Office

Michele Corriston, Print Managing Editor

September 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern has named Julia Campbell the new director of conflict interest, a position that deals with internal workings within the Northwestern community. The University announced the creation of the Conflict of Interest...