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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


Jennifer Doudna with a short, whitish-blond bob wearing a red cardigan and black top standing at a lectern.

Biochemist Jennifer Doudna receives Kimberly Prize for role in CRISPR studies

April 5, 2023

Biochemist Jennifer Doudna received the inaugural Kimberly Prize in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center on Tuesday. The prize will be awarded annually to...

Jason Wang smiling and wearing a jean jacket while standing with his arms crossed.

Jason Wang brings years of experience in exoplanet imaging to Northwestern

September 27, 2022

Physics and astronomy Prof. Jason Wang, who started teaching at Northwestern this month, didn’t always want to be an astronomer.  As a physics major at Cornell University, Wang said he wanted to...

Stone sign reading “Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine” in front of a stone building.

Feinberg and Simpson Querrey Institute award Kimberly Prize to CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna

September 20, 2022

The Feinberg School of Medicine and Simpson Querrey Institute for Epigenetics awarded their inaugural Kimberly Prize in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics to biochemist Jennifer Doudna, Northwestern announced...

Man with medal around his neck surrounded by crowd toasting their glasses to him.

Northwestern mathematics prof Steve Zelditch dies at 68

September 20, 2022

Mathematics Prof. Steve Zelditch died at the age of 68 on Sept. 11 after battling cancer, Northwestern announced Friday.  Zelditch, the Wayne and Elizabeth Jones Professor of Mathematics, taught at...

ASG President Emily Ash and Quest+ senator Stephanie Uriostegui speak at an ASG Senate meeting. Ash said a FGLI student center is important to creating a sense of community for FGLI students on campus.

ASG introduces resolution urging Northwestern establish first-generation, low-income student center

February 28, 2019

Associated Student Government introduced a resolution asking Northwestern to establish a first-generation and low-income student center during its Wednesday Senate meeting. The resolution comes in...

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