• Lettuce

    Samantha Warren, coordinator of the Campus Kitchen at Northwestern, explains how the student-led volunteer organization saves otherwise wasted food from University dining facilities and prepares it for those in need throughout the local community. Read a Q&A with Warren in the Chicago Tribune.

  • Football helmets

    A statement issued by Northwestern says the University is pleased by the decision issued by the National Labor Relations Board, which declined to assert jurisdiction and dismissed a petition filed by the College Athletes Players Association seeking to become the collective bargaining representative of Northwestern University football players who receive grant-in-aid scholarships.

  • Water strider

    Researchers from McCormick are the first to identify the surface roughness required to achieve the amazing feat of staying dry while submerged in water. Materials that deflect water could save billions of dollars in industries from shipping to pipe coatings.

  • Jerry the Bear

    Northwestern graduates show off their interactive teddy bear on White House Demo Day. The bear helps diabetic children build healthy behaviors through play. Created by Northwestern Hannah Chung and Aaron Horowitz, Jerry has won business competitions, met Warren Buffett and even helped deliver a TEDx talk.

  • Virus

    One of the best ways to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV is to take antiretroviral drugs. But the problem is that people often fail to take the drugs daily as prescribed. Now Northwestern scientists are working to create a solution: an implantable drug delivery system.

Janet DeesJanet Dees will join curatorial team from innovative art venue SITE Santa Fe
InterfaithNew book argues international efforts to ‘get religion right’ are making things worse
BusBus route extends from campus to Ryan Field, to Evanston business district and beyond

Teens fear being recognized and don’t know where to get tested

New understanding of men who kill intimate partners could prevent these murders

Musical of revolution and love combines symphonic and rock music

NU Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute will focus on promoting clinical trials

Special brain mechanism discovered to store stress-related, unconscious memories

Sex does matter: key molecular process in brain is different in males and females

Appointees include one returning trustee and four new board members

TriQuarterly’s lively archives feature great writers of past half-century

Scientists identify PCOS susceptibility that appears to be unique to European women