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The Cyber Arms Race: Northwestern Expert Offers Insight

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New Examination of Occupational Licensing Contradicts Decades of Research

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Broad consensus among researchers holds that licensure creates wage premiums by establishing economic monopolies, but according to Northwestern University  research, licensure does not limit competition nor does it increase wages.

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'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah Speaks on Race and Identity

Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Show,” urged journalism students from the Medill School and around the country this week to “pursue the facts” in an era when mainstream news outlets are being accused of promoting “fake news.” 

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ACLU National Legal Director to Deliver Leopold Lecture

David D. Cole, the national legal director of the ACLU, will discuss the role of civil society in advancing and defending liberty in “perilous times” when he delivers the 28th annual Richard W. Leopold Lecture at Northwestern University on Oct. 24.

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Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy Announces Dr. Kelly Page as Research Fellow

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The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) announces that Dr. Kelly Page will be leading a nine-month ethnographic research project on “Developing Social Leaders Leadership at IMSA”.

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Exascale and the City

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The Argonne-led Multiscale Coupled Urban Systems project will create a computational framework for urban developers and planners to evaluate integrated models of city systems and processes.

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Undergraduate Learning Abroad Office Launched

The newly formed Office of Undergraduate Learning Abroad (ULA) combines the two units previously known as Study Abroad and International Program Development (IPD). The integration follows recommendations from the University’s 2016 Global Task Force Report.

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Skimping on Sleep May Contribute to Gestational Diabetes

A new study has found that lack of sleep among pregnant women may be a contributing factor to the development of gestational diabetes.

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Physically Active White Men at High Risk for Plaque Buildup in Arteries

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White men who exercise at high levels are 86 percent more likely than people who exercise at low levels to experience a buildup of plaque in the heart arteries by middle age, a new study suggests.

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