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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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Wilmette

Wilmette
Water activities and other fresh air amusements flourish in the North Shore Chicago suburb. Read more about Wilmette IL
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  • Winnetka, Wilmette police blotter: Jan. 6

    Winnetka, Wilmette police blotter: Jan. 6
    The following items were taken from police reports. Wilmette A Hebron man was charged with DUI and traffic violations on Dec. 31 following a crash at Skokie and Glenview. He also was wanted on five outstanding traffic warrants.. Cash totalling $5,...
  • Dale T. Mortensen dies at 74; Northwestern professor won economics Nobel

    Longtime Northwestern University professor Dale T. Mortensen, who shared the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences with two other Americans for their work explaining how unemployment can remain high despite a large number of job openings, has died. He was...
  • Winnetka, Wilmette police blotter: Jan. 13

    Winnetka, Wilmette police blotter: Jan. 13
    The following items were taken from police reports: Wilmette A resident in the 600 block of Maple reported on Jan. 8 that someone took a snow blower from their unlocked garage. The store manager at Jewel Foods at 411 Green Bay Road on Jan. 7 told...
  • Wilmette man's Barrington Hills home invasion trial begins

    Wilmette man's Barrington Hills home invasion trial begins
    Prosecutors and witnesses described two hours of armed violence in a Barrington Hills home nearly five years ago as the trial of a Wilmette man on charges of home invasion and kidnapping got underway in Cook County Circuit Court today. Kuhn Kim, 28,...
  • North Shore ISAT scores drop slighting with new standards

    North Shore ISAT scores drop slighting with new standards
    When North Shore parents recently received their children's ISAT scores, the handouts were often accompanied by a letter warning that the traditionally stellar results had dipped slightly as a result of the state's decision to suddenly test students on...
  • Suburban towns pitch in to help with tornado relief efforts

    Suburban towns pitch in to help with tornado relief efforts
    Bonnie DeBoer says that the minute she heard about the tornadoes in downstate Washington, Ill., she knew she had to take action. "I saw the news footage on the streets in Washington with nothing left of the houses, and it just really hit me," DeBoer...
  • Ebooks answer common and not-so-common pet behavior questions

    After writing this column for 13 years, I've answered somewhere around 2,700 questions. Some have been medical, but most have focused on pet behavior, from "accidents" (inappropriate elimination in cats is the most common) to aggressive pets and cats...
  • Beloved library staffer, 100, died of carbon monoxide, smoke inhalation

    Beloved library staffer, 100, died of carbon monoxide, smoke inhalation
    A 100-year-old Wilmette woman described by co-workers at the Wilmette Public Library as an "exceptional human being" died from carbon monoxide poisoning and smoke inhalation after a fire at her home, an autopsy today found. Opal Reifenberg died of...
  • Drug court judge's daughter among 10 arrested on pot charges in Wilmette

    Drug court judge's daughter among 10 arrested on pot charges in Wilmette
    The 20-year-old daughter of a Cook County judge who presides over a drug court was among those arrested in a police raid in Wilmette stemming from a marijuana and ecstasy investigation, authorities said. Wilmette police and officers from the Cook...
  • Body found in Wilmette identified as Highland Park man, 20

    Body found in Wilmette identified as Highland Park man, 20
    Police continue to investigate the apparent homicide of 20-year-old Colin Nutter, of Highland Park, whose body was found in Wilmette on Monday night. At about 8:30 p.m. on Monday night, a girl walking her dog came across Nutter’s body in the brush...
  • Annapolis' Borland, Williams lead classes at NOOD Regatta

    Two Annapolis sailors, Jeff Borland and Tim Williams, took advantage of favorable winds on their home Chesapeake Bay waters to take the lead in their classes Saturday at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta. Borland leads the nine-boat Etchells class...