A first-of-its-kind stem cell therapy works with the common cold virus to attack a fatal, often radiation-resistant brain cancer. The drug is being tested in clinical trials at Northwestern Medicine for patients with malignant glioma. [ Bit.ly Link ]
A firstofitskind stem cell therapy works with the common cold virus to

Cold virus tested to destroy deadly brain cancer

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Dawn Knutson Mans
Donna L. Cope
Franco Fillipan
Franci Gault
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Northwestern University
05/26/2017 at 23:02. Facebook
The Posse Foundation identifies, recruits and trains public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential to become #PosseScholars. Northwestern congratulates the #NU2017 graduates of the university's very first Posse cohort, Posse 1. [ Bit.ly Link ] #NorthwesternDirection
The Posse Foundation identifies recruits and trains public high school students with

Northwestern celebrates first group of graduating Posse Scholars

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Judith Nadon
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Northwestern University
05/26/2017 at 15:33. Facebook
The literary translation community at Northwestern uses the power of language to create understanding and break down barriers in an isolationist world. Through the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities and Buffett Institute at Northwestern, the experts established a Global Humanities Translation Prize for excellence in non-Western text translation. [ Bit.ly Link ]
The literary translation community at Northwestern uses the power of language to

Literary translation bridges disciplines and cultures

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Northwestern University
05/25/2017 at 16:32. Facebook
The line-up for this year's SummerStage 2017 features a riff on a Shakespearean classic, the second annual Imagine U Block Party and classics presented by National Theatre Live. [ Bit.ly Link ]
The lineup for this years SummerStage 2017 features a riff on a

Summerstage sizzles with drama, music, comedy

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05/24/2017 at 23:25. Facebook
The smallest changes can have the greatest impact. Researchers at Weinberg College are studying statistical models, using 40 different simulations, to gauge regional impact of climate change across the country. [ Bit.ly Link ]
The smallest changes can have the greatest impact Researchers at Weinberg College

From Climate Models to Main Street

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Peter Zaleski
Northwestern University
Northwestern University
05/24/2017 at 16:56. Facebook
Northwestern University Dance Marathon is proud to present the #NUDM 2018 primary beneficiary: Cradles to Crayons Chicago! #GrowTogether
Susan Burger Erion
Northwestern University
Northwestern University
05/24/2017 at 00:04. Facebook
EunAe Lee, a doctoral candidate at Bienen School of Music, started playing the piano when she was five years old. She brings her tremendous talent to the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, where she will compete against the best in the world.
Keith Clifton
Tian  Tang
Rebecca Mudd Lewis
Northwestern University
Northwestern University
05/23/2017 at 00:02. Facebook
Cancer and allergies, an unlikely pairing, are connected by a less-toxic cancer drug that prevents allergic reactions. The next phase of the study will look into implications for adults with food allergies. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Cancer and allergies an unlikely pairing are connected by a lesstoxic cancer

New cancer drug can prevent reactions to airborne allergens

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Neal Thomas
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Northwestern University
05/22/2017 at 17:03. Facebook
This Wednesday, after 23 semi-finalists are narrowed down to individual track winners, six undergrad and graduate startups will take the stage to compete for the #VentureCat2017 $30K grand prize.

Join emcee Samir Mayekar, co-founder and CEO of SiNode, and the Northwestern innovation community to cheer on the next generation of enterprising Wildcats! [ Bit.ly Link ]
This Wednesday after 23 semifinalists are narrowed down to individual track winners

Student startups compete at VentureCat

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Franco Fillipan
Leaders spanning athletics and academia joined Northwestern Engineering to discuss how #wearables and bio-integrated technology can impact health, sports and wellness, monitoring concussions and hydration in athletes, the health of premature babies, and improving mental health treatment. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Leaders spanning athletics and academia joined Northwestern Engineering to discu

Researchers Discuss the Future of Wearable Technology

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Will Eckstein
Despite the Dover Quartet's international success, they believe musicians are always students. This idea motivated the group to serve as mentors during their two-year residency at Bienen School of Music. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Despite the Dover Quartets international success they believe musicians are alwa

Dover Quartet finds unexpected teacher

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A Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine professor found coaching happiness to those with HIV lowered the amount of virus in their blood and improved overall health. The research contributes to a larger study on positive affect research for those with life-altering chronic illness and caregivers. [ Bit.ly Link ]
A Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine professor found coaching h

Teaching happiness to those with HIV boosts their health

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Martha Everett
It's #ArtMuseumDay, and our friends at Block Museum and Association of Art Museum Directors have the tools for students and alumni near and far to imbibe in culture at 175 nationwide art museums offering free admission and special programs. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Join the Northwestern arts community this Friday, May 19th from 11am-1pm for free coffee, pastries and conversation in the Block Museum...
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“Not only will this collection tell the stories and experiences of African-American students, faculty and staff, but it also will broadly enrich the history of African Americans in the Midwest, Illinois and in higher education.” – Charla Wilson

Northwestern is pleased to welcome archivist, historian and librarian Charla Wilson, who will be joining Northwestern University Libraries on July 1...
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Not only will this collection tell the stories and experiences of AfricanAmerican

Focusing on the Black experience at Northwestern

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Water scarcity across the globe contributes to conflict and social instability. An interdisciplinary event, hosted by Buffett Institute at Northwestern, Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies Northwestern University and the Water Research Center, explores solutions and strategies for the Middle East and beyond. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Water scarcity across the globe contributes to conflict and social instability An

Symposium tackles water scarcity in the Middle East

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Research from a collaborative team at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Engineering finds potential to restore fertility in women by #3Dprinting bioprosthetic ovaries. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Research from a collaborative team at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

3-D printed ovaries produce healthy offspring

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Hang Vinh
Susan Burger Erion
A new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine finds moving to less segregated neighborhoods lowers blood pressure, risk of heart attack and stroke, and improves overall health of African-Americans. [ Bit.ly Link ]
A new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine finds moving

Leaving segregated neighborhoods reduces blood pressure

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Alex Grant
Improved technology and data-driven tools revolutionize the classroom experience and enrich collaboration between teachers and students. #TEACHx, an annual celebration of innovation in learning, features presentations from each of Northwestern's twelve schools. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Improved technology and datadriven tools revolutionize the classroom experience

Showcasing learning apps at TEACHx conference

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Roommates Louis Oh and Danny Hwang have quite a bit in common: they are Medill - Northwestern University journalism students, co-hosts of a music program and they both took off two years to complete required service in the Korean military. Here's their story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Roommates Louis Oh and Danny Hwang have quite a bit in common

'It's Been What We've Been Waiting For'

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