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  • Northwestern to open HIV research center at Center on Halsted

    Northwestern to open HIV research center at Center on Halsted
    The first time Eric Amaya felt that he was accepted as part of a group was when he volunteered for a community center in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood. It was also the first place he was ever tested for HIV. "I was extremely nervous," said Amaya,...
  • Robert McClory, writer and former priest, helped mold Medill students

    Robert McClory, writer and former priest, helped mold Medill students
    Robert McClory, who left the Catholic priesthood after falling in love with a nun who became his wife, brought strong convictions, a wry sense of humor and a gentle demeanor to his work as a writer and an associate professor at Northwestern University's...
  • Experiences push Tinley student past shyness

    Grace Mooney said she's always considered herself a shy person. So when she was invited to attend the National Student Leadership Conference for Business and Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University last summer, she was hesitant. She was expected to...
  • Siddons Society celebrates Jessie Mueller

    Siddons Society celebrates Jessie Mueller
    Chicago's Sarah Siddons Society has designated Evanston native Jessie Mueller, winner of a 2014 Tony Award for her performance as Carole King in "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," as its Actress of the Year. Mueller will be honored and perform...
  • Northwestern cops continue to probe racist graffiti

    Northwestern cops continue to probe racist graffiti
    Northwestern University police on Monday were continuing to investigate incidents last week in which racist and anti-Semitic graffiti was found on the Evanston campus in the university library, officials said. The incident prompted Northwestern...
  • Ex-NU prof goes from teaching 'Survivor' to playing it

    Ex-NU prof goes from teaching 'Survivor' to playing it
    Examine a group publicity shot for the upcoming season of "Survivor" (starting Wednesday), and your eye is immediately drawn to Max Dawson. Fully bearded and standing dead center, he's flanked by cast members with TV-ready tans. Dawson is noticeably...
  • State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services

    State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services
    HARTFORD — It might seem like low-hanging fruit, this idea of taking nine programs scattered over five departments and braiding them into a single agency focused on early childhood education, safety and family skills in Connecticut. But it didn't...
  • 10 things you might not know about distractions

    Contemporary life is full of distractions — texts, tweets, retweets, political charges and countercharges, and Facebook discussions about llamas and dress colors. A new study by Northwestern University found that people with "leakier" sensory...
  • Scientists get egg on their faces

    Scientists get egg on their faces
    "OK. … Bummer." Tufts University professor Miriam Nelson, on learning that a federal panel would recommend abandoning its caution about cholesterol-laden foods, The Washington Post, Feb. 10, 2015. Bummer? Yeah, we'll say. Cholesterol, defamed...
  • 'Dead Man' is wrenching music drama in first full area staging

     'Dead Man' is wrenching music drama in first full area staging
    Until Northwestern University did the honors last weekend, Chicago was virtually the last major American city not to have seen a fully staged production of Jake Heggie's "Dead Man Walking." A grievous oversight, considering the work's proven popular...
  • 30-hour NU Dance Marathon benefits kids, community

    30-hour NU Dance Marathon benefits kids, community
    From March 6-8, more than 1,000 energetic Northwestern undergraduate students will dance for 30 hours nonstop to raise funds for the Starlight Children's Foundation and the Evanston Community Foundation at the 41st annual NU Dance Marathon. Starlight...