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Wednesday, July 29
Community Relations

Working to advance racial equity and social justice in Evanston and Chicago

Northwestern will contribute $1 million to the City of Evanston for a sixth year, and it is expanding its commitment with the creation of a new $500,000 community engagement grant program aimed at working with Evanston and Chicago to advance racial equity and social justice.

The new fund and community grants are part of the commitment President Schapiro and senior University leaders announced June 14.


Volunteers needed for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Northwestern Medicine researchers are seeking 5,000 volunteers to participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials. Participants should be Chicago-area residents who are at high risk for being exposed to the virus.

Read more for a closer look at the study and who qualifies.

Masks on in Pakistan
Global Health

Masks on in Pakistan

Amidst the global pandemic, several NU-Q alumni are reporting on the virus, while recent graduate Adan Ali has launched a campaign in Pakistan to get everyone there to wear a face mask.

Other News

Northwestern Virtual Orchestra plays Mozart as “psychological first aid” for doctors, nurses and other health care providers.

In a time of global pandemic and social unrest, a team of Northwestern researchers has published a unique commentary on important considerations for mentoring during a crisis.

Astrophysicists have spotted a rare type of supernova that could give insight into white dwarfs, dark energy and the creation of heavy metals such as iron.

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