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Michael Rakowitz’s Art of Return

August 24, 2020 – from The New Yorker
Art Theory & Practice Professor Michael Rakowitz discusses his work and its connection to his heritage in this week's Profile in the New Yorker.

Women, gender, sexuality and beyond

August 6, 2020 – from Weinberg Magazine
The Program in Women’s Studies launched in 1975. That was just the beginning of a larger conversation that continues to this day, as conceptions of gender and sexuality continue to evolve.

Preparing for the fall quarter

August 6, 2020 – from Weinberg Magazine
‘Students will have what they need’ to progress toward their degree, says Associate Dean Mary Finn


‘Weinberg in the World’

July 23, 2020
The College’s new podcast series brings the wisdom of alumni to students as they explore career paths



Plagues and pandemics: when history repeats

May 14, 2020 – from Weinberg College Perspectives on the Pandemic
In her new course on the Black Death and other health crises, historian Dyan Elliott finds parallels to the COVID-19 pandemic

Prison education unlocks potential

May 5, 2020 – from Northwestern Magazine
A Northwestern program rooted in the liberal arts transforms the lives of inmates, students and faculty

Easing the impact of COVID-19

May 1, 2020 – from Institute for Policy Research
Social and behavioral scientists offer research insights to address isolation, prejudice, relationships, polarization, and other pressing issues

Rethinking the apocalypse

May 1, 2020 – from Evanston Roundtable
"We are all facing stark truths – in ourselves, our households and our society," writes Associate Professor of Instruction Rachel Webster.



Astrophysicist wins CAREER award

March 26, 2020
Assistant Professor Raffaella Margutti will use the award to advance her research on the collision of black holes and neutron stars

The sky is no limit

March 10, 2020 – from Office for Research
New remote observatory compresses distances to connect Evanston and Hawaii, allowing Northwestern researchers to venture boldly into space without leaving home

Cracking the ‘ultimate code’

March 10, 2020 – from Office for Research
Pioneering neurobiologist Indira Raman draws upon her interest in math and language to reveal how the brain turns cell signals into information and action


Understanding uncertainty

February 10, 2020 – from Northwestern Magazine
Two professors work to better visualize probability for the next election

A long line of Chevaliers

February 5, 2020
Dominique Licops, director of the French Language Program, wins one of the French government's highest honors


A passion for chemistry

January 16, 2020 – from Chemistry of Life Processes Institute
Once an “apprehensive” freshman, Isabella Borgula ‘20 has grown into a fellowship-winning young scientist with the confidence to present at an international conference
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