| May 16, 2015
| 8:10 AM
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...
| May 14, 2015
| 11:28 AM
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,...
| May 14, 2015
| 6:37 AM
"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...
| May 13, 2015
| 12:30 PM
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.
| May 10, 2015
| 1:20 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 8:16 AM
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...
| May 7, 2015
| 2:28 PM
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...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 6:24 PM
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...
| May 7, 2015
| 5:52 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 8:23 AM
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...