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Study: Nearly 1 million Americans could leave labor force under ACA

Maddie Elkins, Summer Reporter

August 1, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A new study co-authored by a Northwestern professor suggests that nearly a million Americans may leave the labor force as a result of the Affordable Care Act. The working paper, published last month, says between 500,000 and ...

Updated: Josie Nordman to undergo lung transplant surgery

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 27, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Rising Communication junior Josie Nordman is scheduled to undergo lung transplant surgery early Sunday morning, possibly capping months of fundraising by the Northwestern community for the life-saving operation. "I cannot believe...

Northwestern improves to 17th in Forbes ranking

Annie Bruce, Summer Reporter

July 24, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Northwestern moved up five spots to No. 17 in Forbes' annual ranking of the best colleges in the country Wednesday. Stanford University, followed by Pomona College and Princeton University, topped this year’s list. NU...

Kim: The value of a Northwestern education

JuJu Kim

June 19, 2013

Filed under Graduation Issue 2013

I remember an incident about four years ago, several days after I decided to enroll at Northwestern, when a family friend declared my choice foolish. “My friend who went to Medill has to work multiple freelance jobs to make...

FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver talks political predictions to Chicago audience

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

May 19, 2013

Filed under City, Local

CHICAGO — Nate Silver, the much-discussed journalist behind The New York Times' FiveThirtyEight blog, revealed at a Sunday talk topics for a potential new book and made predictions about the 2016 presidential race. Silver...

Muslim student group hosts discussion on mental health

Ally Mutnick, Reporter

May 2, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Professor and local religious scholar Omer Mozaffar discussed mental health in the context of Islam on Thursday, noting its lack of recognition in the Muslim culture and the importance of love and nourishment in fighting depression. Mozaffar,...

Northwestern business, law programs stay near top of U.S. News rankings

Manuel Rapada, Social Media/Breaking News Editor

March 11, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Another year, another list praising Northwestern graduate programs. U.S. News & World Report unveiled its latest graduate school rankings Tuesday with little movement in Northwestern’s standing in business, law, education,...