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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Mechanical engineering Prof. Q. Jane Wang elected to the National Academy of Engineering

February 13, 2023

Mechanical engineering Prof. Q. Jane Wang was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, the University announced Tuesday.  Two McCormick School of Engineering alums, William Woodburn (MS ʼ75)...

The Technological Institute, where many McCormick classes are taught.

McCormick dean: All final exams will be optional for undergraduates

March 15, 2020

The McCormick School of Engineering announced that all outstanding final exams should be made optional in an email sent to students Sunday morning. McCormick’s announcement follows a University email...

Top administrators have been willing to share details about their handling of the budget deficit, yet deans and department leaders have shown greater reluctance to divulge information.

Budget cuts are made at the bottom, but the message is crafted up top

November 30, 2018

To top administrators and undergraduate students alike, the budget deficit was a surprise. When Provost Jonathan Holloway informed Faculty Senate of the budget shortfall in January, some senators were...

Northwestern’s new San Francisco site, housed in the former headquarters of Wells Fargo bank, will open to students this summer. The San Francisco campus will house programs from Medill and McCormick.

San Francisco space seeks to connect students, alumni over innovation

January 5, 2016

Journalists and engineers hoping for a warmer environment will soon have a sunnier option in San Francisco, where the University will open a new space in June. The new site, housed at the former headquarters...

NU pharmaceutical spinoff aims to treat brain disorders

October 1, 2015

A Northwestern spinoff company that produces antidepressants was acquired in July by pharmaceutical company Allergan for an initial $560 million. The scientists and researchers behind the company, Naurex,...

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