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2017 News


Women in STEM

May 23, 2017
"Be a part of the growth and capitalize on it," alumnae tell Northwestern students

The W Awards

May 23, 2017
Compelling new research projects get a boost through the College’s innovative grant program

Economics Explainers

May 8, 2017 – from Northwestern Now
Five Northwestern economists explain their work through everyday ideas, events and objects


"Beauty Sick"

April 25, 2017 – from Pacific Standard
In a new book, professor of instruction Renee Engeln argues that the cultural emphasis on appearance is distracting girls and women from more important goals.

A “Chemist’s Chemist”

April 25, 2017 – from Chemical & Engineering News
2017 Priestly Award winner Tobin Marks recounts a “life intertwined with chemistry”

The Lamassu, Resurrected

April 6, 2017
Art Theory & Practice Professor Michael Rakowitz’s inspired recreation of the historic Iraqi sculpture will grace London’s Trafalgar Square beginning in 2018



A Peek into ‘Hamilton’

February 14, 2017
Original cast member Anthony Ramos visits campus to discuss the man — and the musical


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