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Aravindan Vijayaraghavan Receives NSF Honor for Young Faculty


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...
18-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Teresa Woodruff Named Dean of the Graduate School


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...
18-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Scientists Receive Grants to Develop New Materials


Northwestern University’s Chad A. Mirkin and Monica Olvera de la Cruz have received significant five-year grants from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation in support of their innovative materials science research.
15-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hundreds of U.S. Citizens Continue to Be Detained, New Immigration Data Shows

An analysis of U.S. government data obtained by Northwestern University’s Deportation Research Clinic shows that the U.S. government detained more than 260 U.S. citizens for weeks and even years, most in private prisons under contract with...
10-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Africa’s Forgotten History Comes To Life At Northwestern

The analysis of African manuscripts, rarely seen in the West, will be the subject of a week-long workshop at Northwestern University.
10-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern to Accept GRE for Law School Admission

Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law will allow all J.D. applicants starting in fall 2018 to submit either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) for admission the following year (fall 2019).
7-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Origami Organs’ Can Potentially Regenerate Tissues


Northwestern Medicine scientists and engineers have invented a range of bioactive “tissue papers” made of materials derived from organs that can potentially be used to support natural hormone production in young cancer patients and aid wound...
2-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Simultaneous Design and Nanomanufacturing Speeds Up Fabrication


An interdisciplinary team of Northwestern University researchers has used mathematics and machine learning to design an optimal material for light management in solar cells and then fabricated the nanostructured surfaces simultaneously with a new...
4-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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