December 7, 2010 - Campus
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New Dean in Qatar

New Dean in Qatar
Everette E. Dennis, currently the Felix E. Larkin Distinguished Professor and chairperson of Communication and Media Management at Fordham University Business School, has been named dean of Northwestern University in Qatar, effective June 1, 2011. Dennis succeeds founding Dean John Margolis, who has served in that role since NU-Q's inception in 2007. MORE



Committee Named for Feinberg Search
Northwestern has formed a search committee to identify the next vice president for medical affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean of the Feinberg School of Medicine. Amy Paller and Patricia Spear will serve as co-chairs of the committee. MORE



Northwestern Bound for TicketCity Bowl
The Wildcats are headed to the TicketCity Bowl Jan. 1 against Texas Tech University. The Northwestern Alumni Association offers a tour package for the game at the historic Cotton Bowl stadium in Dallas. TOUR INFO
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RESEARCH

Keeping Calm in an Anxious Age

Americans' danger detectors are cranked up way too high these days, but we don't have to be held hostage by our anxiety, according to a new book on coping with stress by Northwestern Medicine psychologist Mark Reinecke.

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Drug Prevents Post-Traumatic Stress

Northwestern Medicine scientists have for the first time identified the molecular cause of the debilitating post-traumatic stress syndrome and have created a drug therapy to prevent it from occurring.

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"The thing to be said about civil unions is that this is democracy in action. This is what a clear majority of the people of Illinois want right now."

- Andrew Koppelman, professor of law and political science, on Illinois lawmakers' vote in favor of civil unions.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE



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