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Tuesday, April 14
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Scientists’ call to action: Join the fight

An international team of researchers is urging physical scientists and engineers to join the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and contribute toward long-term creation of knowledge and technologies for infectious respiratory diseases in general.

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Three named Guggenheim Fellows

Héctor Carrillo and Dyan Elliott of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and Jeffrey Sconce of the School of Communication are among the 2020 Guggenheim Fellows newly named by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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Helping students impacted by COVID-19

A temporary emergency assistance fund established to help students with travel and technology costs associated with the transition to remote learning will remain available through April 15. Beyond that date, students impacted by COVID-19 can continue to access the University’s many financial aid resources and other assistance as the impacts of the pandemic continue.

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Safely delivering a notoriously fragile drug to coronavirus

Researchers at Northwestern and MIT are developing new peptide-based therapeutics for targeting and disabling the coronavirus’ so-called “spike proteins” (pictured).

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