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Nuclear Radiation Detecting Device Could Lead to New Homeland Security Tool

A Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory research team has developed an exceptional next-generation material for nuclear radiation detection that could provide a significantly less expensive alternative to detectors now in...
25-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Watching Nanomaterials Form in 4D

A team from Northwestern University and the University of Florida has developed a new type of electron microscope that takes dynamic, multi-frame videos of nanoparticles as they form, allowing researchers to view how specimens change in space and...
25-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Northwestern Faculty Members Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two members of the Northwestern University faculty have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies. Deborah A. Cohen and Gary Alan Fine, both of the...
24-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stephen Colbert and Celebrity Alumni Spend ‘a Starry Night’ at Northwestern

CommFest finale: School of Communication reunion launches next generation of leaders
24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Your Brain Learns to Expect Mud Puddles in the Park (and Other Things)

Updated expectations are vital for making decisions Your midbrain encodes the expectation error and relays it to the frontal lobe to revise Dopamine neurons are likely involved in encoding identity errors and new expectations in brain
24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Names New Law Dean

Employment law scholar Kimberly Yuracko to lead Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

More Students Report Carrying Guns in Chicago Than New York or Los Angeles

Self-reported gun carrying among high school freshmen, sophomores increased in Chicago between 2007 and 2013, decreased in Los Angeles, remained flat in New York City African-American male students most likely to report carrying a gun Chicago had...
24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'A Starry Night' Is a Family Affair

This weekend, Northwestern alumni will produce “A Starry Night,” the School of Communication’s star-studded variety show and reunion.
19-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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