Winter 2014

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Northwestern is the quarterly alumni magazine for Northwestern University.
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The Beam Team

Researchers use X-rays to do atomic-level basic research

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Game On

Hoops coach Chris Collins hammers home a new vision

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Whole Food

Maryn McKenna investigates antibiotics in agriculture

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Campus Life

A Helping Hand

Medical students reach out to their neighbors in need

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A Warm Welcome

Class of 2018 gets to know each other and their new home

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Then: Calling Card

Massive Deering catalog was state of the art

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Then: A Magical Win

Remembering Northwestern's epic win over Michigan State

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Collections: The Comic Life of Mandela

The South African leader's life in comics

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Amped Up

Engineering students’ device makes power portable

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From Roach Coaches to Gourmet on Go

Sociologists break down the food truck phenomenon

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Power Jams

Bass-heavy playlist can transform the psyche

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A Commercial Success

Annual ad review looks at the Super Bowl's big draw.

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Dynamic Duo

Charles Wang and Dylan Wu make a good match

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Alumni Life

Helping Students in Need

New fund created for students in crisis

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Joe Chappelle: Playing with Fire

Chicago Fire producer and director gives his all

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Caralynn Nowinski: Solving 'Big Problems'

Innovator leads UI Labs' digital manufacturing institute

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Saqib Nadeem: Gone to the Dogs

Doggy day care operator runs Paradise 4 Paws

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Alumni Updates

Gillian Flynn, Ben Knight and Aarti Sequeira

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Remembering James Foley and Martha Hyer Wallis

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Purple Prose

Mean Girl

You are who you are

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