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Health and safety the focus of tomorrow’s discussion event

Preparations for Fall Quarter, focusing on student health and safety, are the subject of the next session in Northwestern's Return to Campus Discussion Series. The event, open to the Northwestern community, begins at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, on Zoom.

Register now and submit questions in advance.


Lindsay Chase-Lansdale stepping down as vice provost for academics

Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, vice provost for academics, will step down from the Office of the Provost on Aug. 31 to return full-time to the faculty in the School of Education and Social Policy. She also will continue as a faculty fellow in the Institute for Policy Research.

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Weight loss in pandemic: meeting people where they are

A new Northwestern Medicine remote weight-loss program, called Opt-IN, provides maximum weight loss for the lowest cost and with much less hassle than the gold standard National Diabetes Prevention Program, the most successful behavioral non-drug treatment currently available.

Alan Tripp

‘All my life I wanted to be a songwriter’

Alumnus Alan Tripp might be part of the oldest songwriting duo in the world. At 102 years old, he released an album of 1940s- and ’50s-style tunes with modern lyrics.

Read his story in Northwestern Magazine.

If my story can teach you one thing, it’s that COVID-19 isn’t a joke.”

- Northwestern Medicine patient Brian Kuhns is among a small number of people whose only hope of surviving the coronavirus was to replace their lungs.

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