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Thursday, April 16
Bryan Stevenson

One Book choice calls for a better, fairer world

“Just Mercy,” a novel by renowned public interest lawyer Bryan Stevenson and the basis for the critically acclaimed 2020 film by the same name, is the One Book selection for the next academic year.

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Blood vessels

Heart disease, racial disparities and COVID-19

Northwestern Medicine cardiovascular experts discuss how racial disparities, including lower socioeconomic status and pre-existing cardiovascular conditions, can lead African Americans to be at higher risk of dying from COVID-19.

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Ocean shipping
Nation & World

Webinar today on ocean shipping and supply chains

The Transportation Center holds a virtual roundtable, “Ocean Shipping and Supply Chains Under COVID-19,” today at 3 p.m. Three industry professionals will explore supply chain disruptions and industry challenges, while discussing their experiences amid COVID-19.

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Northwestern scientists awarded top honors for achievement in clinical research
Astrophysicist wins NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award
Two Weinberg professors named ACLS Fellows for work in humanities and social sciences

opening quoteIt may be tempting to stay up late binge-watching your favorite shows because you don’t have to go to work in the morning.”

- Kristen Knutson of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Medicine on the importance of getting adequate sleep to stay healthy these days.

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