The Daily Northwestern

In Review: Winter Quarter 2013

Jillian Sandler and Jia You

March 7, 2013

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

With another quarter come and gone, The Daily's campus and city desks run down the biggest stories of the quarter. FMO, Alianza march for racial justice For Members Only and Alianza organized a demonstration and march down Sh...

Northwestern Medicine study finds new mothers show high rate of obsessive-compulsive tendencies

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

March 6, 2013

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

In the first large-scale longitudinal study of obsessive-compulsive tendencies in new mothers, Northwestern Medicine has found postpartum women to show a higher rate of obsessive-compulsive tendencies than the general population,...

Northwestern tops list of schools for wealthy women alumni

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

March 5, 2013

Filed under Alumni, Campus

A study conducted by a market research firm showed that Northwestern has the highest percentage of wealthy alumnae in comparison to 18 other universities, including Harvard University and Princeton University. The firm, Wealth-X,...

Northwestern named winner of Paul Simon Spotlight Award for Global Health Studies program

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

March 3, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern was named one of three winners of the 2013 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award by NAFSA: Association of International Educators for its rapidly developing Global Health Studies program, according to a University release...

Northwestern researchers pinpoint biological marker for dyslexia

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

February 20, 2013

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern researchers have found a biological marker they believe may play a role in the development of dyslexia, a learning disorder that affects reading accuracy and comprehension in about one in 10 people, according to a...

Northwestern profs present research findings at Boston meeting

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

February 17, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Several Northwestern professors presented their research findings at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston during the weekend. Anthropology Prof. William Leonard’s research...

Extraterrestrial Talent: Comm junior Michael Finley gives out-of-this-world ‘Aliens’ performance

James Bien, Writer

February 6, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Personality Profiles, Profiles, The Current, Top Current Story

Every weekend, while other students are hitting The Keg, catching a movie or studying in the stacks, Communication junior Michael Finley is delivering heartfelt performances at the Chicago premiere shows of Annie Baker's high...