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Gold piece
Nation & World

Shining a light on medieval Africa as a cultural force

Opening this weekend, an ambitious new exhibition at the Block Museum of Art showcases the lost kingdoms and commercial centers of Africa. "Caravans of Gold" uses artifacts from sites around the Sahara Desert and artwork from West and North Africa, Europe and the Middle East that reveal the reach of Saharan networks.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. observance Monday

Economic empowerment activist Maggie Anderson will deliver keynote addresses on both campuses Monday, Jan. 28, as Northwestern concludes its week-long commemoration of the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Why do diseases affect women differently than men?

The recently upgraded Illinois Women’s Health Registry helps uncover the answer by linking women to scientists and clinical trials.

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Chunks of ice
Science & Tech

Explaining the political divide on climate change

Despite a scientific consensus, citizens are divided when it comes to climate change, often along political lines, and Northwestern researchers want to better understand why.

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Opportunities abound at the upcoming winter internship and job fair Jan. 30-31
An appetizing first-year seminar explores how food shapes a culture’s history and identity
Why an NFL lineman walked away at age 27 for medical school


Jupiter String Quartet
January 25, 7:30 PM
Opening celebration: Caravans of Gold
January 26, 2:00 PM
An Evening of Beethoven, Zyman and Taneyev
January 27, 7:30 PM

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