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Northwestern Senior Earns Coveted Marshall Scholarship

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Northwestern University senior Daniel Kinch, a dual-degree student in physics and math, explains in a word why he won the coveted Marshall Scholarship to study in the United Kingdom: perseverance.

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UIC Professor Finalist in MoMA Young Architect Competition

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Architect with ties to the University of Illinois at Chicago one of five finalists for MoMA young architects competition.

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Fear the Dentist? Four Ways to Calm Your Nerves

Going to the dentist doesn’t top most people’s list of favorite things, and for some it is downright terrifying. It’s estimated that 9 to 15 percent of Americans skip or avoid the dentist due to fear. Keenly aware of this anxiety, some dentists use techniques to help patients overcome their fears.

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Political Left, Right Both Inspired by Utopian Hopes

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Studies explore moral convictions associated with same sex marriage, gun control

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What Now for Italy? Making Sense of the Referendum Vote

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Northwestern Hosts Crisis Communication Workshop Dec. 16

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Executive education through Master of Science in Communication program Learn latest in evidence-based crisis planning from leading scholars, experts Experience a cyber crisis in real-time in an interactive, hands-on simulation

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Navigating the World of Student Loans

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New, free resources are available online to help students and parents navigate the ins and outs of student loans.

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Professor Receives Coveted Fulbright Scholar Specialist Position

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Longtime Cornell College Professor James Martin will travel to Germany this spring in a unique opportunity to take part in the Fulbright Specialist Program.

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Faculty Have Been Promoted to Full Professorship at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

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Six faculty members at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing have been promoted to full professor.

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Tulane University Releases Poll on Louisiana U.S. Senate Race

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Tulane University’s Department of Political Science released new survey results indicating a 19-point lead for Republican candidate John Kennedy going into next week’s runoff election for U.S. Senator from Louisiana.

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America’s Largest Student-Produced Musical Turns 75

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Cast and crew boast more than 150 Northwestern students Runs Jan. 20–28 at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston Tickets on sale Nov. 28 – Five performances only

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Trailblazing Astronaut Physician to Keynote MLK Observance

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First woman of color in space to deliver keynote Jan. 23 National poetry slam champion and educator to speak Jan. 16 Events include candlelight vigil, oratorical contest and more

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Study: Avoiding Spiritual Struggles and Existential Questions Is Linked with Poorer Mental Health

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Fear of confronting the tensions and conflicts brought on by existential concerns—the “big questions” of life—is linked with poorer mental health, including higher levels of depression, anxiety and difficulty regulating emotions, according to a new Case Western Reserve University study.

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Local Children with Disabilities Get Help From Wichita State University Students

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A collaborative effort between Wichita State University engineering and physical therapy students has provided new opportunities to three local children with disabilities. As part of the project GoBabyGo!, a retrofitting program created in 2006 by the University of Delaware, the WSU students have spent all fall semester modifying toy ride-on cars for the children.

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Gerrymandering Expert Available to Discuss Monday's U.S. Supreme Court Hearing Involving Virginia

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Gonzaga Senior Allie Burgett Fulfills Dream to Sing National Anthem at National Finals Rodeo

SPOKANE, Wash. – Allie Burgett, a Gonzaga University senior from Brewster, Wash., has been chosen by fans to sing the national anthem at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9. For Burgett, who is majoring in political science and criminal justice, it’s a dream come true.

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Leading Researcher Bruce McCandliss to Address Brain Science and Educational Success at Seattle Event on December 6

Dr. Bruce McCandliss, a renowned scholar on developmental cognitive neuroscience, will deliver a lecture titled “Early Education and the Brain: Making Novel Connections” as part of the American Educational Research Association’s Centennial Lecture Series. The event is open to the public.

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For the latest research and experts on Terrorism go to the Terrorism News Source

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Federal Grants to Support UIC-Led Community Policing Programs

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The Center for Public Safety and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received two new federal grants to lead training in community policing and procedural justice.

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New Study Abroad Program Focuses on Post-Conflict Mental Health

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A new Northwestern study abroad program will allow students to study the psychological impact of war in post-Soviet countries Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.







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