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Daniel Rodriguez to Step Down as Law School Dean

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Daniel B. Rodriguez, dean of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, will step down as dean at the end of the 2017-18 academic year, Provost Jonathan Holloway announced today.
19-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The All-or-Nothing Marriage

What does a modern marriage look like? And how can today’s couples seek personal fulfillment in their marriages while remaining committed to it for the long run? This September, Northwestern University professor and relationship expert Eli Finkel...
18-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Olivia the Ovary, Timothy the Testis Take the Squirm Out of Reproductive Ed

Olivia the Ovary and Timothy the Testis are the dancing, jaunty stars of The New You, That’s Who, a new series of animated music videos aimed at helping kids ages 10 to 14 understand puberty and reproduction. The three videos are part of...
18-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Poet Natasha Trethewey named 2017 Heinz Award Winner

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Renowned poet Natasha Trethewey, who joined Northwestern University’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences as a Board of Trustees Professor of English on Sept. 1, has been selected by the Heinz Family Foundation to receive the 22nd Heinz Award in...
14-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Former U.S. Attorney Zach Fardon to Join Law School as Visiting Scholar

Zach Fardon, former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, will be joining Northwestern Pritzker School of Law as a Visiting Distinguished Scholar for the 2017-18 academic year.During his tenure, Fardon will lead a series of talks...
13-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Finds Entrenched Hiring Bias Against African-Americans

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The jobless rate for African-Americans persists regardless of their level of educational attainment, when compared with whites.
12-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Neuroscientists Explore the Risky Business of Self-Preservation

Northwestern University researchers have learned that the escape response for prey is more nuanced than previously thought. In a study of larval zebrafish, the researchers are the first to find that the animal’s innate escape response incorporates...
6-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nanoparticles Limit Damage in Spinal Cord Injury

After a spinal cord injury, a significant amount of secondary nerve damage is caused by inflammation and internal scarring that inhibits the ability of the nervous system to repair itself.
5-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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