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Acclaimed Poets to Honor Gwendolyn Brooks

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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.

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Northwestern Economist Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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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).

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Scientists, Engineers Sound Off on March for Science

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‘Our Declaration’ Selected for One Book Program

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Author Danielle Allen argues for defense of equality as cornerstone of democracy.

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Senate Going 'Nuclear' Was Inevitable

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U.S. Airstrikes on Syria Long Overdue, but Diplomacy Also Needed

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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 intelligence and often mental illness. Identifying the differences in the two types of killers adds to the very limited research on the topic and could help predict which children may be at risk.

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Five Notables to Receive Honorary Degrees at Commencement

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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 at 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 16

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Dittmar Gallery Hosts Community Exhibit on Nature of Memory

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“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 p.m. Friday, April 7, and the show will continue through April 28 in the Dittmar Gallery in Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive on the Evanston campus.

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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 “climate proofing” our cities in the face of “a warmer, wetter, and wilder world.”







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