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Two Northwestern professors named Sloan Research Fellows

The new Northwestern fellows are chemist Todd Gingrich of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and neuroscientist Ann Kennedy of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Illuminating the Black experience through dance and technology

Thomas F. DeFrantz, a professor in the School of Communication and a fellow in the Segal Institute at the McCormick School of Engineering, was awarded a Mellon Foundation grant through its inaugural Higher Learning Open Call for civic engagement and social justice-related research for his SLIPPAGE lab, which explores connections among performance, history, theatre and emergent technology.

McCormick Foundation awards $2.4M to launch the Medill Local News Accelerator

Medill will be able to expand its support for local media with the new grant from McCormick and provide a range of business analytics, market research, and expert advice to help outlets sustainably scale and serve the Chicago region's residents.

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