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Tuesday, September 15

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Northwestern is ninth in ‘U.S. News’ college rankings

Northwestern has maintained its position at No. 9 in the U.S. News & World Report 2021 Best Colleges ranking. It is one of only four top 10 U.S. universities also ranked in the top 20 in each of the five graduate school rankings for business, education, law, medicine and engineering.

Hospital workers

The stories of our lives

Across the country and around the world, thousands of Northwestern alumni are making a difference in response to the COVID-19 pandemic — from medical doctors on the front lines in New York City to food truck operators feeding refugees in Malaysia.

Check out their stories of hope and resilience in Northwestern Magazine.


‘It’s very comforting for people when they’re sick’

A professional violist is playing for neurology patients at Northwestern Memorial Hospital to study music’s effect on anxiety and isolation. The pilot study was developed by Borna Bonakdarpour, an assistant professor of neurology at Feinberg. Read the story in The Wall Street Journal.

Despite our best effort, there remains a communication gap between scientists and the public.”

- Daniel Horton is part of a collaboration of scientists and artists discussing climate change and mitigation solutions for Chicago.

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