• Archivist opens time capsule

    Northwestern University opened a time capsule that was placed in the Kresge Centennial Hall cornerstone in 1954, revealing the items sealed within the building. The time capsule’s contents included a roster of donors to the Kresge Centennial Hall campaign fund and a nine-page biographical profile of Sebastian S. Kresge, among other documents and items.

  • New University Commons design

    Northwestern announced a major construction plan to replace the existing Norris University Center with a new, modern facility called the University Commons to serve the wider University community. Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for Student Affairs, will unveil a model of the new University Commons building at a ceremony at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, on the ground floor of Norris University Center.

  • Sunscreen applied to hands

    About 40 percent of the top selling sunscreens on Amazon.com don’t meet the American Academy of Dermatology's guidelines for sunscreens. This was largely due to a lack of water or sweat resistance, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.

  • Big data surrounding the globe

    The tsunami of data pouring into Northwestern today, powered by extraordinary recent advances in computer speed and capacity, is transforming scholarship and changing the way this institution conducts research, teaches students, solves problems, promotes learning and extends the frontiers of human knowledge.

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J.A. Adande, renowned sports journalist and Northwestern alumnus, will serve as program director

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