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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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  • Dist. 86 hires its first CFO

     Dist. 86 hires its first CFO
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 has hired a chief financial officer despite critics' claims the district is already spending too much money for administrator salaries and other expenses not directly tied to education. William Eagan of...
  • 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...
  • D30 chooses 2 new principals

    D30 chooses 2 new principals
    Two new principals have been chosen to lead Wescott and Willowbrook schools in Northbrook/Glenview School District 30. The school board approved Chris Brown, assistant principal at Maple school, to be the next principal at Wescott, a first through fifth...
  • Crime scene testimony key in Kustok trial

    Crime scene testimony key in Kustok trial
    Detectives have apparently doubted the story Allan Kustok told of his wife's final hours since the first time they heard it, but whether his account holds up with jurors will likely depend on which batch of scientists they think are telling the truth....
  • 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...
  • Authors R-Z

     - Return to other listings Dominique Raccah Dominique Raccah is the founder of Sourcebooks, where she serves as publisher and CEO. Lori Rader-Day Lori Rader-Day is the author of the “The Black Hour.” Her fiction has appeared in Ellery...
  • Local Voices South: March 6 edition

    Local Voices South: March 6 edition
    Letters to the editor from Orland Park. Insurance relief I'm lucky enough to be a student on a full-ride scholarship to Northwestern University, thanks to unfortunate and unwanted circumstances. My father experienced a sudden fatal heart attack in...
  • Passings: John Cacavas, Joan Mondale

    John Cacavas Composer's career was helped by Telly Savalas John Cacavas, 83, a composer, arranger and conductor who parlayed his friendship with actor Telly Savalas into a prolific career scoring music for film and television, including a theme to...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. Hans von Leden

    Dr. Hans von Leden Treated voice ailments in entertainers, attorneys, ministers and politicians Dr. Hans von Leden, 95, an ear, nose and throat specialist who taught at UCLA and USC and treated voice disorders in singers, attorneys, teachers,...
  • Local Voices North: April 10 edition

    Local Voices North: April 10 edition
    Letters to the editor from Glenview and Northbrook. Athletes' memories The debate about whether college athletes should get paid is foolish. In fact, it's ridiculous — especially for athletes who get to go to Northwestern University, a place...
  • Northbrook hires chief information officer, assistant to village manager

    Northbrook hires chief information officer, assistant to village manager
    A number of organizational changes in the Village of Northbrook resulted in a new chief information officer and a new assistant to the village manager joining the staff. Lori D. Baker, who previously worked as a manager at Oak Brook-based Tradebe...