• Solar panels

    Northwestern University has signed on to President Barack Obama’s Higher Education Climate Pledge announced Thursday (Nov. 19) by the White House in advance of next month’s United Nations conference on climate change in Paris.

  • Knee MRI

    People who are at higher risk to develop knee osteoarthritis from being overweight or having injured their knee in the past may have normal x-rays, but worsening lesions or damage appearing on their MRIs predicts a significantly higher risk of soon developing knee osteoarthritis or painful symptoms, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.

  • Ryan Fieldhouse and Walter Athletics Center

    Northwestern broke ground on the the Ryan Fieldhouse, a large, indoor multipurpose space for football practice, and the Walter Athletics Center, a state-of-the-art facility that will also house academic support services for more than 500 student-athletes and office space for coaches and administrators. 

  • George R.R. Martin

    During his much anticipated return to campus, alumnus George R.R. Martin shared frank, warm and often humorous insights about his long journey to super celebrity status following the wild success of HBO's "Game of Thrones." The internationally acclaimed best-selling author was in Evanston Wednesday, Nov. 4, to accept the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications' highest honor.

Gerald GabrielseGabrielse will be founding director of the Center for Fundamental Physics at Low Energies
WinnersJessica Bickel-Barlow wins Marshall Scholarship; Claire Dillon secures Mitchell
Charlotte MoormanBlock Museum to host first major exhibition exploring legacy of “The Topless Cellist”

Block Museum, Dittmar Gallery and University Library exhibitions open to public

Board of Trustees nominates 8 faculty members to named professorships

Search to replace Sara Anson Vaux will begin soon

He will play central role in transformation of global studies now underway at University

New policy to provide greater transparency on University investments

He and his students arm police departments with potentially life-saving data analyses

Philip L. Harris to lead University legal office

Construction activities to start in December