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 to partner with AbbVie for cancer research

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

December 6, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern has agreed to a five-year partnership with biopharmaceutical company AbbVie to collaborate on cancer research, the company announced Monday. The North Chicago-based company will provide funding for research at...

Northwestern retains 12th place in U.S. News rankings

Matthew Choi, Copy Chief

September 14, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern retained its position as the 12th best university in the nation, according to this year's rankings by U.S. News and World Report. The 2017 rankings, released Tuesday, placed NU behind Johns Hopkins University and...

Northwestern named 12th best university in U.S. News rankings

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

September 8, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern reclaimed its spot as the 12th best national university in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings this year. The 2016 rankings, which were released Tuesday, bumped NU up from its 13th spot last year. NU is now tied with Dartmouth College at 12th, following Johns Hopkins Univer...

Northwestern falls slightly in U.S. News rankings

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

September 9, 2014

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Northwestern has dropped in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings for the first time in seven years, moving from 12th to 13th on the list of best universities in the country.NU held its No. 12 spot from 2008 to 201...

Northwestern holds steady at 12 in U.S. News college rankings

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

September 9, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern is the 12th best college in the nation for the sixth consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report. The publication released its annual college rankings Monday night. NU tied for 12th with Johns Hopkins University. ...

Letter to the Editor: With death of Anne Smedinghoff, America is a little poorer

Jeff Rice, Northwestern History Lecturer

April 28, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Sometime earlier this month we awoke to the news that one of the five Americans killed April 6 in Afghanistan was a 25-year-old woman, Anne Smedinghoff, from River Forest. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, this was her second...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital reaches kidney-transplant landmark

Daniel Schlessinger, Reporter

October 29, 2012

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern Memorial Hospital reached an important milestone last week when its surgeons completed their 100th kidney paired donation transplant. The surgery is a method of matching donor/recipient pairs that decreases the...