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In the Middle East, Two-Thirds Get News on Social Media; Less Than Half Trust it

Trust in the news media is high across the Middle East, but significantly less so on social media, according to the fifth annual survey of media use and public opinion by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).
21-Sep-2017 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Materials Research Science and Engineering Center Receives $15.6 Million Grant

Northwestern University's Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, which is among the longest continually funded materials research centers in the country, has received a six-year, $15.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
20-Sep-2017 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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Law School Podcast: Cannabis and the Law

In the 14th episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series, host Dean Daniel Rodriguez talks to Charlie Bachtell, CEO of Cresco Labs, and Northwestern Law alumna Dina Rollman, chief counsel at Green Thumb Industries...
21-Sep-2017 3:55 PM EDT

Expert Available on Upcoming Kurdish Referendum

21-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Mexico Quake: Soil Shakes Like a Squash Ball Hit by a Bowling Ball, Seismologist Says

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20-Sep-2017 4:00 PM EDT

Experts Available on Google Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

20-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT

Experts Available on Latest ACA Repeal Effort

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19-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Cassini Was the Most Significant Outer Solar System Space Mission Since the Voyager Spacecraft of the 1980s, Expert Says

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15-Sep-2017 4:05 PM EDT

After Irma and Harvey, Time to ‘Collaborate with Nature’

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14-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Trump deal with Dems shows 'chasm is incredibly wide' between President, GOP leaders

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7-Sep-2017 4:45 PM EDT

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