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Thursday, July 23
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Return to Campus Discussion today

The second event in the Return to Campus Discussion Series begins at noon today with a focus on academic planning, including how classes will be delivered, class offerings and registration, as well as health and space considerations. Register now.

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Tracking the nation’s food insecurity

A data visualization tool created at the Institute for Policy Research illustrates new findings on food insecurity across the nation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, revealing the regional and racial disparities at play.

Johnny Mercer Songwriters

Songwriters in concert

The Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters in Concert event, normally an intimate campus show, will be available to stream at home this year. Watch the livestream, featuring new work from emerging songwriters around the world, at 2 p.m. CT Saturday, July 25.


A look inside Chicago’s economic recovery plan

Ben Harris, executive director of the Kellogg Public-Private Initiative and former chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden, served on Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s COVID-19 Recovery Task Force. In a Kellogg Insight interview, he explains the city’s path forward.

Other News

Organic chemist William Dichtel has been named the National Laureate in Chemistry by the 2020 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists.

Popular hypertension drugs don’t increase the risk of COVID-19 severity and fatality, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.

Northwestern theatre students, faculty and alumni continue to share stories on video through the Imagine U Storytime series, which continues through Aug. 9.

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