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Public Invited to ‘a Day with Northwestern’ April 22

Michael Wilbon, co-host of ESPN’s award-winning show “Pardon the Interruption,” and Nancy Gustafson, the founder of a nonprofit who helps people with memory loss reconnect to the world, will highlight a day of presentations by prominent Northwestern faculty and alumni on a variety of subjects during “A Day With Northwestern.

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New Adaptation of ‘Fuente Ovejuna’ Will Premiere at Wirtz

A military commander ruthlessly exploits a rural community until the townspeople, led by the mayor’s daughter, rise up against him in Lope de Vega’s nonstop historical drama “Fuente Ovejuna.”The 17th century Spanish text is getting a fresh adaptation by Northwestern University School of Communication students Kori Alston ’18 and Susan E.

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ASA Announces Alex Hannenberg, M.D, New Chief Quality Officer

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced the selection of Alex Hannenberg, M.D., interim chief quality officer. Dr. Hannenberg’s dedication, service and passion for the specialty are recognized throughout anesthesiology and the health care industry.

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Northwestern University, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Women's Health

Female Menstrual Cycle in a Dish

Northwestern Medicine has developed a miniature female reproductive tract that fits in the palm of your hand and could eventually change the future of research and treatment of diseases in women’s reproductive organs.This new 3-D technology — called EVATAR — is made with human tissue and will enable scientists to conduct much-needed testing of new drugs for safety and effectiveness on the female reproductive system.

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Machines and the Modern Day Labor Market

Technological advances, particularly in machines that can perform complex tasks, have begun to dramatically change jobs and labor markets.

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disabilities rights, police brutality, hate violence, immigrant rights, Cultural Awareness

Panel to Discuss Civil Rights Issues for Threatened Groups

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Second panel to discuss Civil Rights Issues.

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American Pain Society

American Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Pittsburgh, May 17-20

The American Pain Society (APS), www.americanpainsociety.org, will host its 36th Annual Scientific Meeting May 17-20 at the Pittsburgh Convention Center. APS is the leading multidisciplinary professional society in the United States dedicated to advancing pain-related research, education, treatment and team-oriented professional practice.

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Northwestern University

Law School Team Wins National Trial Championship

A Northwestern Pritzker School of Law team won the national championship in the National Trial Competition held in Fort Worth, Texas, March 23 to 25.

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ACA: What’s next? DePaulU health law policy expert says market-based mechanisms need price transparency for consumers

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UChicago Medicine Research Finds Patients Face Rising Costs for Epipen Allergy Drug

Commercially insured patients who use the life-saving epinephrine autoinjector known as ‘EpiPen’ have experienced skyrocketing out-of-pocket costs since 2007, according to research published March 27 in JAMA Internal Medicine.







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