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Aravindan Vijayaraghavan Receives NSF Honor for Young Faculty

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Northwestern University’s Aravindan Vijayaraghavan, a theoretical computer scientist, has received a Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).The award is the foundation’s most prestigious honor for junior faculty.

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Lewis' Jamie Johnson Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

The NCAA announced on Tuesday (Aug. 1) that former Lewis University women's basketball player Jamie Johnson (South Holland, Ill./Marian Catholic) has been nominated by the Great Lakes Valley Conference and an independent selection committee for consideration for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

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Teresa Woodruff Named Dean of the Graduate School

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Teresa K. Woodruff, the Thomas J. Watkins Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Women’s Health Research Institute at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, has been named dean of The Graduate School and associate provost for graduate education at Northwestern, effective Sept. 1.

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Fighting Fall Allergies? Bring it.

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Ragweed pollen is the biggest allergy trigger in the fall, and needs to be avoided, along with other allergic triggers like mold and grass pollen. Here are five tips from ACAAI to help you steer clear of your worst allergy foes.

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Barsness Receives Second PCORI Award to Develop Patient and Family Advisory Board to Help Improve Patient Experience

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Katherine Barsness, MD, MS, pediatric surgeon at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Associate Professor of Surgery and Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has received a second funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The $25,000 award, provided through PCORI’s “Pipeline to Proposal” program, will support a project that brings together patients and clinicians to discuss ways to improve the pediatric surgery patient experience.

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Girls More at Risk for ACL Tears and Other Sports Injuries #Kneesforlife

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Astronomer Available to Comment on Total Solar Eclipse

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UIC’s CHANCE Program Honored

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UIC's CHANCE program to help recruit and retain students from underrepresented communities honored.

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UIC Urban Forum to Examine Influence, Future of Infrastructure

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The University of Illinois at Chicago's 2017 Urban Forum brings together policymakers, civic leaders, researchers and journalists to discuss public infrastructure projects where people work and play, and to make well-designed urban plans that connect them.

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Young Minds Take the Stage at Argonne

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Argonne’s Learning on the Lawn celebration capped 10 weeks of intense discoveries and experimentation for 90 students, led by luminaries from across the laboratory – from nuclear engineers to biologists to experts in exascale computing, systems that will be 50+ times quicker than today’s supercomputers.







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