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  • Northwestern cellist to compete in elite Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia

    Northwestern cellist to compete in elite Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia
    A Northwestern University student and his half-million-dollar cello are headed to Russia next month to compete in the International Tchaikovsky Competition, an elite contest that can launch careers. Brannon Cho, a sophomore, is one of three Americans...
  • NU revamps Dillo Day fest to avoid neighborhood headaches

    NU revamps Dillo Day fest to avoid neighborhood headaches
    With Northwestern University's annual lakefront "Dillo Day" festival around the corner, the university is making changes to ensure that the end of the school year student bash and related off-campus parties do not create headaches in nearby neighborhoods,...
  • 'Selma' director to speak at Northwestern Monday

    'Selma' director to speak at Northwestern Monday
    "Selma" director Ava DuVernay, the first black woman to be nominated for a Golden Globe for best director, will speak at Northwestern University on Monday after a screening of "Selma." DuVernay is scheduled to chat with a Northwestern professor and then...
  • 'The Last Supper': A pictoral account of Death Row inmates' final meals

     'The Last Supper': A pictoral account of Death Row inmates' final meals
    In this case, "The Last Supper" doesn't refer to the Passover meal between Jesus and his apostles the night before Good Friday, but an art exhibit that represents the final dinners that Death Row prisoners have requested before their executions. This...
  • Donald Levine, believer in liberal arts education, dies at 83

    Donald Levine, believer in liberal arts education, dies at 83
    Donald Levine, a University of Chicago sociology professor who was dean of the university's undergraduate college in the 1980s, championed the value of a liberal arts education and a pluralistic intellectual approach and also was an expert in Ethiopian...
  • Glen Ellyn man dies after being injured in Rome

    Glen Ellyn man dies after being injured in Rome
    A University of Iowa student from Glen Ellyn, who suffered serious injuries during a fall while studying abroad in Rome, died Sunday morning, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Andrew Mogni, 20, died at 11:25 a.m. Sunday at...
  • Tips on choosing health-care technology

    The increasing digitization of health care has ushered in a wide array of technological options, pushing patients to read up on them and make good choices. Here's what the experts say: >> Be a wise consumer. You wouldn't buy a car without reading the...
  • Feinberg neurological surgery chairman Andrew Parsa dies at 48

     Feinberg neurological surgery chairman Andrew Parsa dies at 48
    Dr. Andrew Parsa, chairman of neurological surgery at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, died suddenly Monday morning, according to school officials and the Cook County medical examiner's office. Dr. Parsa, 48, was remembered Monday...
  • App extends safety network at Northwestern

    App extends safety network at Northwestern
    Northwestern University student Liz McLaughlin, says she's not "an app person" and only has three or four apps on her smart phone. But the 19-year-old-year psych student said she's checking out a new campus safety app recently rolled out to Northwestern...
  • Dave Isay's StoryCorps is a gift for future generations

    To the editor: When I was at Northwestern University in Chicago in the 1980s, I took a seminar on the history of women's work. Our final research paper for the course required students to write on a topic using only primary sources. ("Dave Isay on...
  • Review: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin

    Review: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin
    Toward the end of a recent moderated discussion of his new book, "Michelle Obama: A Life," Northwestern University journalism professor Peter Slevin was asked whether the biography would have been different if he were a black man. "It certainly would have...