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The Bienen Years

President Henry Bienen has transformed Northwestern University, from academic programs to new buildings to its interdisciplinary and international outlook and reputation.

by Jay Pridmore

Voigts and Sarkisian

Read and Watch the Story of the '49 Rose Bowl

Sixty years ago Northwestern celebrated its only bowl victory, a 20-14 win over California in the 1949 Rose Bowl. We caught up with some of the heroes of that win when they came to campus for a reunion in October. Watch the video and read the story about the team's march to the Rose Bowl and the razzle dazzle that helped win the game.


A New Treatment for Depression

Psychologist Elsa Baehr discusses her successful use of neurofeedback — physical therapy for the brain — to treat depression. Watch our video on Baehr to learn how she uses neurofeedback to train patients' brains to control their moods.


More on the Music City

Writer Craig Havighurst delves deeper into the Nashville scene in our video on the Music City.


Trees of Life

Hear the sounds and see the sights of life amid Northwestern's leafy and pine-boughed sentinels in our video on the trees of Northwestern.

Matthew Grayson

Engineering a Masterpiece

Find out engineering and theater fit together for electrical engineering and computer science assistant professor Matthew Grayson in our video on the production of Copenhagen, a Tony Award–winning World War II–era drama about the atomic bomb.

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Nashville Grows Up

Nashville Grows Up by Craig Havighurst (WCAS88)

Alumnus reflects on key changes in Music City's core industry.

On A Different Wavelength

On A Different Wavelength by Fern Schumer Chapman (GJ77)

Psychologist Elsa Telser Baehr treats depression by training patients' brains to change their moods.

Mystery Man

Mystery Man by Tim Warren

If you're a true Patriot, then you need to know Ernie Adams, Coach Bill Belichick's voice-in-his ear, football-genius right-hand man.

An Awarding Evening

An Awarding Evening

The 2008 Northwestern Alumni Association Alumni Awards dinner.