• Northwestern students register to vote
    NU Votes, an initiative of the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE), launched a new online tool this year that makes it easier for students to register to vote and contributed to a record-setting 96 percent voter registration rate for incoming freshmen this fall. Combined with strategic in-person registration initiatives, Northwestern is shaping the national standard for best practices to engage young voters.
  • The Great Gatsby artwork
    “The Great Gatsby,” the classic fable of America, the Jazz Age, enchantment and illusions, will kick off the Mainstage Season of theatre and dance at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts in the Josephine Louis Theater. Performances run from Oct. 14 to 30.
  • A row of Volkswagen cars

    Scientists at Northwestern and Columbia University have found that the elevated levels of Nitrous Oxide (NOx) pumped into the air by the circumvision of polution controls in nearly half a million Volkswagen vehicles could lead to as many as 50 premature deaths, 3,000 lost workdays and $423 million in economic costs over the course of a year. 

  • A faculty-in-residence apartment
    Two new faculty members have been added to the Faculty-in-Residence program and will be the first in the program to oversee multiple residential buildings. The program, in which faculty members live among undergraduates in specially designed apartments located inside residential buildings, is designed to mesh students’ academic and social lives on campus and create cohesive neighborhoods.
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NanotechnologyAnnual event brings international experts to Northwestern Oct. 6
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Medill students’ investigation into cyber security published by U.S. News and World Report

Music from new album featured in Dover’s second season at Bienen School

Public Interest Center reflects Northwestern Law’s strong commitment to public interest

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, George R.R. Martin both break records at 2016 Emmy Awards

Fifth episode of Planet Lex podcast series available today

Featuring Gilles Vonsattel, Jonathan Biss, Jorge Osorio, Sergei Babayan, Emanuel Ax

Promising new drug for painful, disfiguring skin symptoms

University tied for eighth among medium-sized schools for entering 2016 corps

Researchers pinpoint why depressed smokers have a harder time resisting relapses