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Northwestern University

Northwestern University
Northwestern University is one of the country's leading private research and teaching universities. It has two campuses located on Lake Michigan: the 240-acre main campus in Evanston, about 12 miles north of downtown Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. A third campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern has approximately 8,000 full-time undergraduate students, 8,000 graduate and professional program students and 2,000 part-time students. A member of the Big Ten conference, its athletic teams are called the Wildcats. Founded in 1851, Northwestern now has 12 schools and colleges: the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communication; the School of... Show more »
Northwestern University is one of the country's leading private research and teaching universities. It has two campuses located on Lake Michigan: the 240-acre main campus in Evanston, about 12 miles north of downtown Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. A third campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern has approximately 8,000 full-time undergraduate students, 8,000 graduate and professional program students and 2,000 part-time students. A member of the Big Ten conference, its athletic teams are called the Wildcats. Founded in 1851, Northwestern now has 12 schools and colleges: the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communication; the School of Continuing Studies; the School of Education and Social Policy; the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; the Graduate School; the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications; the School of Law; the J. L. Kellogg School of Management; the Feinberg School of Medicine; the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music; and Northwestern University in Qatar. « Show less

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  • Fresh face or old-school player?

    He managed to burnish a reformer's reputation while swimming in the muddy waters of special-interest- infested state politics. He worked on a nice-guy image while practicing the hardball and brawling tactics of Chicago-style politics. Now, promoting...
  • Dream defies loss of limbs

    Kellie Lim knows all too well what it is like to be a very sick child. Struck with a ravaging bacterial infection that destroys limbs, she became a triple amputee at age 8 and soon faced a life of prosthetics, wheelchairs and often-painful...
  • Marxist professors or sensitive students?

    Today, Shermer and Lukianoff weigh allegations of widespread political bias at American colleges. Later in the week, they'll debate ideological diversity in curricula, lifetime tenure for professors and more. Faculty bias, by the numbers By Michael...
  • Our unending fascination with secrecy

    Our unending fascination with secrecy
    Fears of conspiracies and mysterious cabals are nothing new -- that's what Arthur Goldwag illustrates in "Cults, Conspiracies and Secret Societies" (Vintage Books: $16 paper). The book is part compendium/part commentary on the numerous organizations and...
  • Nathan Friedman dies at 97; pioneering USC professor of dentistry

    Nathan Friedman dies at 97; pioneering USC professor of dentistry
    Dr. Nathan Friedman, a pioneering periodontist and USC professor of dentistry who developed a groundbreaking curriculum in the 1960s aimed at helping apprehensive patients overcome their fear of dental work, has died. He was 97. Friedman died May 27 in...
  • You say 'reckless drinking' like it's a bad thing

     
    Let this be a lesson to creators of well-intentioned, if not well-thought-out, public service ads: Messages meant to induce shame and guilt about alcohol abuse might not do what they're supposed to do. Researchers at Northwestern University and Indiana...
  • Reporter's notebook: More on MOCA, Jeffrey Deitch and what's ahead

     
    Some notes and bits on the advent of Jeffrey Deitch as the next director of L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art: Although MOCA needs Deitch to be, first and foremost, a successful fundraiser — having learned the hard way during the......
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Dolores del Rio is at the Million Dollar Theater! Jan. 23, 1961 – Hedda Hopper says: “She's 19, beautiful, a student at Northwestern University in Chicago, and made her debut singing with George Burns in Las Vegas. Her name is Ann Margaret.”...
  • Making bad decisions can be contagious

     
    People working in groups tend to become psychologically connected in a way that leads to less independent thinking and the tendency to buy into others' bad decisions, according to a new study. Psychological research has long told us that people......
  • *Live on the Web: Forum on how to measure artists' economic impact

     
    In the arts, composers, writers, painters, sculptors and performers grab all the glory, but they also serve who sit and wonk. And we, the people, are invited to watch 'em in action Friday as the National Endowment for the Arts......
  • A twist on broadcast journalism and sports writing

     
    What if the nightly newscast you watched were tailored to your interests, and the broadcasters only spoke about the movies you wanted to see, the teams you cared about and the news you deemed pertinent. Researchers at the McCormick School of Engineering...