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Acclaimed Poets to Honor Gwendolyn Brooks


Gwendolyn Brooks, one of the most influential poets of the 20th century, will be recognized by contemporary poets with a day of literary events May 4 at Northwestern University. The events are free and open to the public.
28-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Economist Receives Lifetime Achievement Award


Charles Manski, the Board of Trustees Professor of Economics in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University, has been named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association (AEA).
24-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Our Declaration’ Selected for One Book Program


Author Danielle Allen argues for defense of equality as cornerstone of democracy.
11-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Who Kills a Child?

The neuropsychological profiles of murderers who solely kill children differ significantly from the profiles of those who kill children and adults in the same homicidal act, according to a new study. Murderers of children are impulsive, have lower...
5-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Five Notables to Receive Honorary Degrees at Commencement


Billie Jean King, a pioneering advocate for equal rights and opportunities and a global sports icon, is among the five distinguished individuals who will be recognized with honorary degrees at Northwestern University’s 159th commencement ceremony...
31-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dittmar Gallery Hosts Community Exhibit on Nature of Memory


“Imprints of the Mind,” a juried exhibit of community-submitted work that explores the themes of memory and identity, will be presented at Northwestern University’s Dittmar Memorial Gallery. An opening reception will take place from 4 to 6...
30-Mar-2017 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Well-Known Sociologist Eric Klinenberg to Speak at Northwestern

New York University sociologist Eric Klinenberg will return to Northwestern University to deliver an address as part of One Book One Northwestern. Formerly a professor at Northwestern and a Chicago native, Klinenberg will talk about the concept of...
29-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
28-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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