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Northwestern University

Northwestern University
Northwestern University is one of the country's leading private research and teaching universities. It has two campuses located on Lake Michigan: the 240-acre main campus in Evanston, about 12 miles north of downtown Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. A third campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern has approximately 8,000 full-time undergraduate students, 8,000 graduate and professional program students and 2,000 part-time students. A member of the Big Ten conference, its athletic teams are called the Wildcats. Founded in 1851, Northwestern now has 12 schools and colleges: the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communication; the School of... Show more »
Northwestern University is one of the country's leading private research and teaching universities. It has two campuses located on Lake Michigan: the 240-acre main campus in Evanston, about 12 miles north of downtown Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. A third campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern has approximately 8,000 full-time undergraduate students, 8,000 graduate and professional program students and 2,000 part-time students. A member of the Big Ten conference, its athletic teams are called the Wildcats. Founded in 1851, Northwestern now has 12 schools and colleges: the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communication; the School of Continuing Studies; the School of Education and Social Policy; the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; the Graduate School; the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications; the School of Law; the J. L. Kellogg School of Management; the Feinberg School of Medicine; the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music; and Northwestern University in Qatar. « Show less

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  • Review: 'The Lost Region' by Jon K. Lauck

     Review: 'The Lost Region' by Jon K. Lauck
    America has always been many places. Whether measured from the multiple perspectives of Native American peoples, colonial cultures imported from Europe before the American Revolution, immigrants from abroad or interregional migrants within the United...
  • Elizabeth Blackwell on 'While Beauty Slept'

    Elizabeth Blackwell on 'While Beauty Slept'
    Like the heroine in her new novel, Elizabeth Blackwell is not the sort of person about whom stories are told. A veteran freelance writer, she is usually the one telling the stories. But this may be about to change with the publication of her third and...
  • Karen Russell: How Florida influences her fiction

    Karen Russell: How Florida influences her fiction
    At 32, author Karen Russell is one of the youngest recipients of the MacArthur Foundation's annual "genius" grants, but she's already a lit-world veteran. Her novel "Swamplandia!" (Knopf, 2011) was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and...
  • Fine arts cuts create backlash in Highland Park

    Fine arts cuts create backlash in Highland Park
    Some Highland Park High School students and parents are protesting a handful of staff reductions and course cancellations in the fine arts department next school year, saying the cuts would be a detriment to the school. As of Monday morning, almost 900...
  • NU professor faults university's probe

    NU professor faults university's probe
    A Northwestern University professor fighting allegations he sexually attacked a student in 2012 denied he did anything wrong and on Friday accused the university of conducting a “flawed and one-sided investigation” that led to him being...
  • Northwestern professor sued by student

    Northwestern professor sued by student
    A Northwestern University student who had recently sued the school has filed a separate lawsuit against a professor for allegedly getting her drunk and making sexual advances two years ago. The suit, filed Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court, alleged...
  • Local Voices West: April 3

     Local Voices West: April 3
    Letters to the Editor from La Grange Park, Hinsdale and Naperville. Election judges I voted at the Village Hall in La Grange Park on March 18. I was asked to present an ID or a voter card, which I cannot recall ever being asked for before. I had my...
  • Northwestern professor replaced in class

    Northwestern professor replaced in class
    A Northwestern University philosophy professor who was recently sued on allegations he sexually attacked a student two years ago will not teach the rest of the quarter, the university said today. Alan Cubbage, a university spokesman, said the chair of...
  • William F. Thomas dies at 89; former Times chief editor

    William F. Thomas dies at 89; former Times chief editor
    William F. Thomas, an editor who led The Times during an extraordinary period of expansion in the 1970s and 1980s, when the paper widened its reach nationally and abroad and became a showcase for literary journalism, has died. He was 89. Thomas, who...
  • Sexual misconduct complaint leads to Northwestern protest

    Sexual misconduct complaint leads to Northwestern protest
    Dozens of Northwestern University students marched across campus Tuesday to protest how the school handles complaints of sexual misconduct against faculty. The students had planned a sit-in and walkout at a class taught by a philosophy professor who was...
  • Authors D-G

       - Return to other listings Jane Dailey Jane Dailey is a professor of American history at the University of Chicago and the Law School. She has published extensively on the history and law of race in the United States since the Civil War. Bill...