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The Quest for Life

Northwestern scientists, doctors and engineers collaborate across disciplines in their efforts to diagnose diseases earlier, cure cancer and even regenerate damaged nerves in broken spinal cords.

by Megan Fellman
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Art for All by Elizabeth Canning Blackwell

Professor Sarah Fraser uses the latest in digital technology to give ancient Asian masterpieces new life — and a worldwide audience.

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On Location by Ryan Haggerty

The University's hallowed halls and campuses are a favorite with movie, TV and ad producers.

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Designing Solutions by Daniel Cattau

Engineering students tackle and solve problems that challenge their real-life clients every day.

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Benchmarks by Ryan Haggerty

From the gridiron to the courtroom, Gaspar Perricone has distinguished himself with dedication and discipline.