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  • Sleep: Caretaker of memories, repairer of prejudice

    Sleep: Caretaker of memories, repairer of prejudice
    Learning new stuff takes sleep. Robbed of the restorative balm of slumber, research demonstrates that the human brain will quickly lose its ability to make and hold on to new memories, and learning takes a dive. A new study, however, finds that sleep is...
  • Shout Out: Bill Baker, options trader

    Shout Out: Bill Baker, options trader
    Bill Baker, an options trader, is a graduate of Meadowbrook School, Glenbrook North High School and Northwestern University. The Northbrook resident answered questions in the Northbrook Public Library. Where did you grow up? I was born in Dayton,...
  • More racist, anti-Semitic graffiti found at Northwestern University

    More racist, anti-Semitic graffiti found at Northwestern University
    For the second time in two months, authorities are trying to determine who is responsible for anti-Semitic and racist graffiti found on the campus of Northwestern University in Evanston, officials said Thursday. On Monday morning, construction workers...
  • NU professor starts academic debate with controversial essay on sex

    NU professor starts academic debate with controversial essay on sex
    A Northwestern University professor who wrote a controversial essay on how colleges police faculty-student relationships sparked a national debate over academic and sexual freedom. In doing so, she found herself the subject of an investigation into...
  • Campus sex used to be just experimental

    Northwestern University film professor Laura Kipnis wrote an essay for the Chronicle of Higher Education last winter in which she pushed back against stricter university rules about romantic relationships between students and teachers. A feminist and a...
  • Laura Kipnis: Northwestern had to launch investigation

    Laura Kipnis: Northwestern had to launch investigation
    Though I very much appreciate your strong defense of academic freedom — and of my right to publish potentially controversial opinions — in "Northwestern's betrayal of academic freedom," I'd like to take issue with a few elements of the piece....
  • Fight bias while you're sleeping? Northwestern study says yes

    Fight bias while you're sleeping? Northwestern study says yes
    New research done by Northwestern University scientists in Evanston show that sleep may help us defeat our racial and gender biases. Their findings were published May 29 in the journal "Science," in a paper called "Unlearning implicit social biases...
  • Flight attendant who denied unopened soda can to Muslim will no longer serve United customers

    Flight attendant who denied unopened soda can to Muslim will no longer serve United customers
    The flight attendant who refused to give a Muslim an unopened can of soda because she said it could be used "as a weapon" will receive additional sensitivity training before returning to her position, but will not serve United Airlines customers in the...
  • Dutch royal couple to tour Gwendolyn Brooks high school

    Dutch royal couple to tour Gwendolyn Brooks high school
    The Dutch king and queen's whirlwind U.S. tour will bring them to a high school on the Far South Side on Wednesday for a picnic and seminars on urban farming. D'Andre Weaver, principal of Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy, a selective...
  • Elgin family helps launch March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center

    Elgin family helps launch March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center
    An Elgin family helped the March of Dimes, University of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Duke University School of Medicine Tuesday morning in announcing the launch of a new March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center....
  • Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships

    Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships
    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced about 2,200 recipients of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the...