Northwestern University alumni Patrick G. Ryan and Shirley W. Ryan have made a new $25 million gift commitment to advance research and teaching at their alma mater, President Morton Schapiro announced today (Oct. 13). A portion of the gift, part of We Will. The Campaign for Northwestern, will be used to accelerate the creation of endowed professorships across the University.
The University will participate for the first time in the Chicago Architecture Foundation's popular Open House Chicago program Oct. 17 and 18. Three historic buildings on the Evanston campus will be open to visitors: Alice Millar Chapel, Deering Library and Dearborn Observatory.
A Northwestern University and Bank of America Chicago Marathon research team has custom-designed a data visualization system that provides a computer simulation of the race. Using data from the last seven Chicago Marathons and from runners in this year’s race, the system can forecast where large concentrations of participants will be 20 minutes later, helping race officials plan accordingly.
After completing only two years of college, Odette Zero was able conduct her own global health research project abroad by drawing on her life experience as well as her work as a research assistant at Northwestern. Part of a Q&A series profiling undergraduate researchers.
A cutting-edge musical written by the Grammy Award-winning rock band Green Day, fresh takes on Greek and Shakespeare classics, a new production of a popular Imagine U family show and more are part of the School of Communication's 2015-16 Mainstage season.
Faculty and students perform Bach’s piano and harpsichord works Oct. 11, 25 Builds on School of Communication’s storied reputation in film and writing for screen
World-renowned economist and author Jeffrey Sachs to serve as keynote speaker
A family’s diagnosis helps drive discovery to slow decline in muscle function
Professor emeritus to give talk on his life and career studying Russian literature
Autry to be joined by Northwestern 1996 Rose Bowl team alumni
Mayor Tisdahl, President Schapiro reveal first allocation of five-year University commitment
Wirtz Center show takes an intense look into the hearts of young Americans craving purpose
Block Museum, Dittmar Gallery and University Library exhibitions open to public
Writer Thomas King explores treatment of North American Indians