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.
Heralded by trumpets and featuring a performance by music students, Northwestern dedicated the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts on Sept. 24. The architecturally striking building, located on the shore of Lake Michigan, is the home of the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music and the theatre and performance studies departments and administrative offices of the School of Communication.
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.
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.
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
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
New site aims to increase knowledge and dispel misconceptions about living kidney donation
Faculty and staff asked to review and update benefit selections for the next plan year
Tribute to Israeli author Sami Michael, international gathering to be held this week
Fine co-founded the world’s first department of materials science at Northwestern
International prize recognizes advances in nanotechnology for medicine and biology